20 Fun Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Dog
Looking for something fun to get your dog for Christmas or even something for a family member, friend, colleague or customer? You’ve come to the right place!
Finding a gift that your dog will enjoy isn’t too difficult (dogs are easy to please and awesome like that), besides they can’t do much with vouchers! It’s also important to get something that will last, but that’s another story.
We have a niche range of unique dog toys, treats, clothing, accessories and supplies, grooming and wellness products, suited for any budget, so you’re bound to find something to suit your taste and that of your furbaby.
Dog toys are expensive, and it’s hard to know just by looking at them which ones won’t be torn to shreds in seconds. From the many stories that customers relate to me where they are wanting tougher, more indestructible toys, irrespective of breed.
To help you out I’ve put together a list of some of our popular dog toys, chew, grooming, clothing and accessories that could provide some inspiration for your gifting ideas. I’ve included a range of different types of toys, which are categorised below, from chew and dental toys to plush squeakers, ropes and balls. Here’s 20 fun Christmas gift ideas for your dog:
Non Stuffing Toys
When it comes to plush toys does your dog enjoy ripping out all the stuffing? Are you tired of picking up all that fluff? If so one of these no stuffing toys would be a great gift for your dog. Keep in mind any dog that’s intent on ripping things up can still destroy these, especially if they’re into squeakers. Then the ZippyPaws Jiggerlz are the perfect toy.
These toys have added crinkle paper inside head and tail makes them even more fun for dogs as well as squeakers but don’t have stuffing. Each toy is lined with an extra layer of tough Cordura material and cross-stitched for durability. Measuring 7.5cm x 53cm x 7.5cm, they’re available in three styles – Duck, Frankensteins Monster and a Bunny!
Outward Hound Slimz Range
We're not kidding when we the The Outward Hound Slimz are really skinny toys. The toy range has no stuffing but stil provide hours of fun and entertainment for your dog. Choose from a variety of animal styles with each designed for interactive games of tug and fetch. These squeaky, floppy woodland friends are bound to have your pup chasing and tugging, not to mention wagging their tail with joy.
Outward Hound Mini Invincible Mini Range
This is another favourite range of toys, that are built to last. Each Invincibles Mini is stuffed with one large Invincibles Squeaker helping your dog chew longer because all Invincibles squeakers keep Squeakin’ If Punctured and have no fluff/stuffing. That means more fun, and less mess. Available in a variety of characters (Mini Dog, Mini Puppy, Mini Chicky, Mini Pig, Mini Penguin and Mini Duck) your dog will love chewing and playing with these small, but tough dog toys!
ZippyPaws Z-Stitch Santiago the Skull
Another toy that’s made for chewers is the ZippyPaws Santiago the Skull. The toy features Z-Stitch Technology, with reinforced stitched borders to keep the toy intact and makes them last longer than other dog toys. Even the toughest chewers can’t get through this specially designed squeaky dog toy! The multiple high-quality, durable fabric layers also protects this toy from being torn or ruined, even during rough play. It contains two Blaster Squeakers for extra excitement, the toys give your canine tug and chewing fun.
ZippyPaws Corduroy Cuddlerz
Plush toys are soft and cuddly, especially to smaller breeds that provide comfort and are great to snuggle with. Dogs of all breeds and sizes adore the super-soft, cuddly texture of plush toys, it is not uncommon for dogs to become particularly attached to their favourite plush toy.
So dogs will love the Corduroy Cuddlerz from ZippyPaws. These toys are made from soft corduroy and a plush belly that’s perfect for snuggling up next to and each toy has a built-in exclusive squeaker. The Cuddlerz arms will open up, ready for a warm embrace! What more could your furbaby ask for?
Rosewood Chubleez Maisie Mouse
The Maisie Mouse part of the Rosewood Chubleez range is also another popular choice for pet owners who opt for plush toys. The Chubleez are a range of high quality, multi-textured and fun toys, delivering as much on style as they do as a soft, cuddly companion that includes a squeaker as well. The stand out aspect for the Maisie Mouse and other toys in the Range is the large size, measuring approximately 32cm it’s a great toy that will provide hours of cuddles!
Pawz to Clawz Knot-Ease Toys
The Pawz to Clawz Knot-Eaze range is durably designed to withstand the rigors of a dogs play with a tough double lining and reinforced seams. Measuring approximately 32cm, the range includes a variety of animals to suite any taste. Constructed of soft plush, the toys have a squeakers in the hands and feet and a soft belly, perfect for your dog to snuggle with.
The amazing Puller Ring toys are designed to get your dog moving. Consisting of different sizes in the range to suit any size of dog. PULLER is the dog fitness tool which provide a full physical and emotional workout for your dogs, with a 5 minute workout equivalent to a 5km run. Made from rubber, its lightweight yet durable.
Kong SqueakAir Tennis Ball
Dogs definitely love chasing things, so playing fetch seems natural. Keep your dog entertained with the Kong Airdog Tennis Ball. The fun and bouncy tennis ball dog toy constructed from non-abrasive tennis ball fabric that will not wear down dog's teeth. The ball has a squeaker that’s recessed in rubber and covered with tennis ball fabric for safety. Available in different sizes as well to suit any dog breed.
Doog Toy Stick Range
If you wanting to keep your dog active and they enjoy a game of throw and fetch, then the Doog Stick Toy range is the perfect toy. Instead of using real sticks, rather use any of the Fetch Toys from the Doog range. No more splinters and other types of injuries to your furry family member.
The Doog Toys range has a variety of characters that will no doubt thrill, excite and entertain your dog. Made from recycled Rubber, making it completely safe for your furry family member. The toy floats in Water and has Glow in the Dark Eyes, amazing for evening fun time as well.
Kong Classic Red Treat Toy
This popular toy is the gold standard of dog toys and has become the staple for dogs around the world for over forty years. Offering enrichment by helping satisfy dogs' instinctual needs, the KONG Classic's unique all-natural red rubber formula is ultra-durable with an erratic bounce that is ideal for dogs that like to chew while also fulfilling a dog's need to play. You can extend play time by also stuffing the toy with your dogs favourite snacks, treats mixed with peanut butter. Made from tough rubber, its durable enough for years of playtime.
Nina Ottosson Treat Maze
The Treat Maze is part of the amazing Nina Ottosson range. The range consists of a variety of interactive toys designed to stimulate and intrigue your dog’s curiosity. Categorised at different levels of complexity, the Treat Maze is a level 2 toy that has two holes for treats. Put treats or kibble in both sides of the top centre hole, and watch as your dog puts it in motion to release them. This is a fantastic toy that allows you to bond with your dog!
Petstages Nubbiez Treat and Squeak Ball
The Petstages Nubbiez toy has a little of everything making it the ideal gift. A ball toy with a squeaker that’s super bouncy and can also be stuffed with treats, it’s made with interior nubs that provide a unique chewing experience that dogs love! With an open centre make this treat dispensing dog toy a must-have to help keep your dog occupied and engaged while they play.
ZippyPaws Interactive Burrow Toys
If you’re wanting a Plush toy, then consider the ZippyPaws Burrow range, which contains a variety of styles to cater to any taste. These plush interactive toys are a means to intrigue and entertain your dogs. Each toy contains mini squeaky characters which are stuffed or hidden inside the larger plush item, which your dog has to figure out how to get them out. These are the perfect interactive hide-and-seek dog toy that is a puzzle toy that mentally challenges your dog.
Treats and Snacks
Pawsecco Freeze Pops
It’s the season to be outdoors with refreshing treats, socialsing, even in limited numbers! So why not also include your dog in mix as well?
With the Pawsecoo Freeze Pops, you can! These luxurious, ready-to-freeze, ‘posh-pops’ have been created with the advice of veterinary experts and are of course non-alcoholic & contain no grapes. It offers refreshment for your pet like they’ve never known before.
Raw Love Treats
Locally made from all natural ingredients, Raw Love is dedicated to making healthy, grain free treats for dogs and cats. For optimum health, feeding your pets a well-balanced, nutritional raw diet is key. While treats are not essential to your dog’s and cat’s diet, they are typically given as a way to indulge or reward your pets and should be both healthy and tasty. The biscuit treats are 100% grain-free and contain no artificial additives, chemicals, and preservatives. You can find Peanut Butter biscuits to Bedtime treats and anything in between!
Yips and Yaps Ostrich Treats
Another South African company producing delicious and nutritious dog treats tail wagging treats, is Yips and Yaps, with their range of natural 100% Ostrich treats. Their range is high in protein, low in fat and has no added preservatives. Most popular are the Ostrich Small Bone, Meaty Sticks and Ostrich Biltong.
Combo Box Treats
If choosing treats gets you bogged down, no worries! We’ve made it simpler by creating Combo Box Bundles of all your favourites that will last you through the month. We’ve chosen a selection of the items from our Treats Collection with three pricing options.
Included in all Treats pack are Raw Love Venison and Peanut Butter biscuits, Yips and Yaps Ostrich Meaty Sticks, Yaps Tuna Snacks, Vondi’s Beef Biltong, Barkery Bites Biscuits, Gerber Pupcorn, Pets Elite Beef Jerky Flats and Peanut Butter for Dogs, Probono Iced Biscuits and Whimzees Stix, which is a great treat for oral health. All products are organic and natural and 100% South African, except the Whimzees.
Unique Christmas Range
If you’re wanting something really unique and tailored specifically for the Festive Season, then checkout our range of Rosewood Cupid and Comet range of items. The range includes plush toys like the Rudolph Reindeers, Grey Plush Llama, Luxury Garland Goose and Metallic Dog Antlers and Elf Hat with flashing lights. These items are sure to get your dog in on the Holiday spirit as well!
Dogs Life Clothing Seasons Greetings
In keeping with the festive theme, lastly we have clothing items. While it may not be to everyone’s taste, if you are, then this is something you should definitely add to your collection. The Dogs Life Season's Greetings Reindeer and Trees Tee is a comfortable, affordable way for your fur-child to express themselves. Whether purchasing for your own dog or as a gift for a friend's you can be sure to put a smile on their face. The design is printed on a soft, comfortable, 100% pre-shrunk cotton unisex t-shirt.
What Are Your Favourite Fun Dog Toys?
Do you already have any of the dog toys in this list? What sort of toys does your dog enjoy? Do you have any favourite dog toys to add to the list?