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For the most part, it seems that most cool dog parent gifts are dog mom-oriented. However, if you know where to look you will discover a world of awesome gifts for dog dads too. From aesthetic pieces to functional gifts, we have compiled a list of 42 gifts worth considering. That way, whether it is for a new puppy or a dog birthday, you will know exactly where to start looking for the perfect present.

One of the best gifts for a dad dog is the Dogfather Whiskey Glass. Other amazing gifts include a set of dog cufflinks or a custom dog dad t-shirt.

42. Bissel Cleanview Pet Vacuum

BISSELL Cleanview Swivel Pet Upright Bagless Vacuum Cleaner, Green, 2252
  • Buy Bissell, save pets; Bissell donates up to 10 dollars to the Bissell pet foundation for every pet product purchase, upon activation

Unless they have a hypoallergenic dog breed, shedding is an inevitable part of owning a dog. This pet vacuum will come in very handy getting rid of all that dander in the home.

41. Pet Jigsaws Custom Doggy Puzzle

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This is a fun piece for dog dads who have children in the home. The customization makes it more personal and applicable as a décor piece.

40. Gamma2 Vittles Vault Dog Food Container

Gamma2 Vittles Vault Outback Stackable 40 lb Airtight Pet Food Storage Container
  • AIRTIGHT PET FOOD CONTAINER: This pest-proof pet food container for dry food keeps food fresh with our patented airtight sealing system that locks moisture out. Design is stackable for space...

There is nothing as annoying as having big bags of dog food just lying around the house. These containers allow safe storage with convenient access.

39. Hennaby Rehnaz Cast Iron Dog Bottle Opener

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There is no better way to crack open a cold one than using a bottle opener with a little doggy on it. This is every dog daddy’s dream.

38. Pet First NFL Dog Leash

Pets First NFL Pet Leash
  • Are you getting ready to for game day? We've got you covered

For sports fanatics who love football as much as their pooches, these leashes with team insignias would be the ideal gift. They are a great way to rope the furry buddy into the team spirit.

37. Ceenwes Dog Grooming Kit

Ceenwes Pet Clippers (Upgrade Version) Low Noise Professional Dog Clippers Rechargeable Cordless Pet Clipper Trimmers Pet Hair Grooming Kit with Slicker Brush for Cats Dogs and Other Animals
  • 【ALL-IN -ONE】This pet grooming clippers also come with 13 tools: 1 × Pet clipper( included Battery),1 × AC Power Adapter,1 × Cleaning Brush,1 × Slicker Brush,4 × Comb...

Grooming kits are classic starter gifts that every dog dad should get. This one contains clippers with interchangeable heads, a good quality brush, as well as nail grooming tools and much more.

36. Keegud Pet Feeder Reminder

Keegud DIY Pet Feeding Reminder, Dog Stuff for Small Dog Did You Feed The Dog/Cat/Fish/Pet/Your Kid? Did You Take Your Medicine? 3 Times A Day Reminder for Puppy/Kids/Old People
  • Device helps keep track of when the dog was fed with simple color coding. No batteries needed! Move the slider over after you’ve fed the dog, and slide them all back each week. Green means fed!

As a new dog owner, pooch papas may need help establishing and sticking to a routine. This feeding reminder comes in handy ensuring the pooch doesn’t skip any meals as they settle into a new schedule.

35. Customizable Dog Sports Jersey

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Another awesome pick for dog dads who are also major sports fans is this jersey piece. The best part is you could customize names and numbers for a more personal vibe.

34. Comidox Car Bobble Head

A car bobble head is another classic gift for dog dads that you can never go wrong with. It will always serve as a cute reminder that they are loved by a furry little friend when they are away. Just choose the appropriate breed bobble.

33. Pecute Pet Carrier

Pecute Pet Carrier Backpack, Dog Carrier Backpack, Expandable with Breathable Mesh for Small Dogs Cats Puppies, Pet Backpack Bag for Hiking Travel Camping Outdoor Hold Pets Up to 18 Lbs
  • 【 Expandable Design 】 This pet carrier with an expandable back design gives your pet more space to rest and increase air circulation, allows your pet to move around more comfortably and reduces...

For dog dads with an outdoorsy side, this backpack has a lot to offer. It could be used as a regular carrier so the pooch can tag along on errands and outdoor adventures. It could also be used as a little lounge tent for camping or picnics.

32. Healthy Homemade Dog Treats Recipe Book

There is a very undeniable level of satisfaction dog owners get from preparing their dog’s food and treats from scratch. This book is a great place to start with simple but awesome recipes.

31. Enjoying Protective Goggles

Enjoying Dog Goggles - Small Dog Sunglasses Waterproof Windproof UV Protection for Doggy Puppy Cat - Pink
  • Windproof /Waterproof /UV Protection /Debris Protection. Small dogs Cats eye protection dog goggles.

These are fantastic for a number of outdoor activities. With their watertight seal, they could be used as swimming goggles. They could also protect the dog from strong winds and the sun during other fun outdoor activities.

30. Vintage Dog Illustration Card Case

This vintage dog case would be worth considering if you are shopping for a dog dad who also loves poker or other card games. In these cases, you can rest assured that the cards will actually be put to use. they could also be used to store cigarettes.

29. Peticular Gifts Dad Dog Boxers

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Not all gifts have to shout “dog dad” from a mile away. Some like this pair of boxers are just the right amount of subtle while hitting that pet parent sweet spot of dog-branded clothes.

28. Petsfit Outdoor Dog House

Petsfit Solid Wood Outdoor Dog House for Large Dogsup to 80 lb, 1-Year Warranty
  • Easy to put together with predrilled holes. Any damages, please contact Petsfit directly for replacements within 1 year

This dog house offers a nice lounge spot for the dog when playing outdoors. With its secure build and door flaps, it could also serve as a safe sleeping spot for exclusively outdoor dogs.

SPOTLIGHT: Check out your dog’s weight at with our very own puppy weight chart right here.

27. GYBest Dog Ice Cube Tray And Baking Mold

GYBest GGT01 Food Grade Large Ice Cube Trays, Silicone Baking Molds, 2-Pack, Red
  • Dog Pet Bones Paws for baking; gelatin molds; candy making; chocolate and ice molds.

With this set, they can comfortably entertain fellow do lovers whether it is with paw-shaped ice cubes or doggy bone gel-o shots.

26. Mendepot Paw Print Tie

MENDEPOT Puppy Dog Paw Print Pattern Necktie With Gift Box Dog Foot Print Tie
  • 100% microfiber jacquard soft smooth feel fabric, hand sewn with wool blend lining makes it laying perfectly

A dog print tie is not for the faint of heart. However, for truly eccentric dog dads, this beauty would be nothing short of a masterpiece that they won’t be able to wait to put on.

25. We Hope You Like Dogs Welcome Mat

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This is the best way to let guests know that they are entering a home with a dog. It is awesome as a housewarming gift or for celebration of the adoption of a new puppy.

24. Doggy Flannel Bowtie

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Dog dads are not the only ones who get to look dapper. With this cute, doggy bow tie, the pooch will be every bit a gentleman as their loving human best buddy is.

23. Dog Dad Bumper Sticker

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Dog dads are usually very proud of their title and a bumper sticker is an awesome way to help them express their love for their four-legged friends.

22. Tuff Mutts Hands Free Leash

Tuff Mutt Hands Free Dog Leash for Running, Walking, Hiking, Durable Dual-Handle Bungee Leash is 4 Feet Long with Reflective Stitching, and an Adjustable Waist Belt That Fits up to 42 Inch Waist
  • EASY GLIDE BELT CLIP: Unlike other hands free leashes which force your leash to stay in one position, our durable clip smoothly slides along the lightweight belt allowing your dog move easily from...

Dog walking no longer has to be an active and intense, juggling activity. This waistband leash handle allows the dog dad to keep control of the dog while leaving the hands free for anything else whether it is their phone, keys, or even shopping bags.

21. Chicken Soup For The Dog Lover’s Soul

Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
  • Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

With its short and sweet stories about our four legged companions, this is the type of book that even the most anti-reading dog dad will enjoy.

20. Bodhi Dog Bathing Glove

Bodhi Dog New Grooming Pet Shampoo Brush | Soothing Massage Rubber Bristles Curry Comb for Dogs & Cats Washing | Professional Quality
  • EFFECTIVE YET GENTLE: The soft rubber tips quickly scrub away dirt, dead skin and loose fur making it an excellent pet brush for grooming and bathing. It leaves pet skin clean and helps restore sheen...

If you want a unique and functional gift, the bathing glove is a great way to go. It will make life infinitely easier for the dog dad during those monthly washes.

19. Draw Your Portrait Custom Doggy Pillow

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This could be used as a living room throw pillow or even in the bedroom. Wherever it is, it is no doubt going to bring a smile to the dog dad’s face getting to see their pooch on a pillow.

18. Furbo Dog Monitor

Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, Full HD Wifi Pet Camera and 2-Way Audio, Designed for Dogs, Compatible with Alexa (As Seen On Ellen), white (001-01WHTOA-1)
  • 1080p Full HD Camera & Night Vision: livestream video to monitor your pet on your phone with a 160-degree wide-angle view, day & night.

Dog dads that work a lot often have a hard time leaving their furry besties behind. With this dog monitor, they can keep an eye out for their dog and even talk to them.

17. Embark Dog DNA Ancestry Kit

Embark | Dog DNA Test | Breed Identification Kit
  • BREED DISCOVERY: Embark screens for over 350 dog breeds, types, and varieties. Using a research-grade genotyping platform developed in partnership with Cornell University College of Veterinary...

Unless the dog was bought from a pedigree breeder, it is often very difficult to know exactly what breed or mix it is. This kit will break down every contributing breed in the pooch’s bloodline.

16. Dog Petting Chart Wall Art

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This is a real conversation-starter that is not only great for aesthetics but also informative. It doesn’t matter whether it is a bachelor pad or a family home, it will fit right in.

15. Bone Dry Collapsible Dog Toy Bin

Bone Dry Collapsible Bin, Medium Round, Gray
  • MEDIUM ROUND BIN: Measures 12 x 15 x 15", the storage basket stands upright and the convenient handles make it easy to transport or move when needed. Simply collapse bin and store when not in use....

Dog dads need a lot of help keeping homes with dogs organized. This customizable bin is not only easy on the eyes but also a great functional piece.

14. Kong Flier Frisbee

KONG - Flyer - Durable Rubber Flying Disc Dog Toy - for Small Dogs
  • Soft Catch: The natural rubber makes for a softer, forgiving catch during fetch. It also delivers a dynamic rebound if your dog misses the initial toss.

Sometimes the best gifts are the good old fashioned options in which case a frisbee is a sure bet. Both the dog and their dad will definitely have a blast spending time together playing with this.

SPOTLIGHT: Check out your dog’s weight at with our very own puppy weight chart right here.

13. T Combo Matching Pizza Tshirts

Pizza Pie/Pizza Slice Matching Dog Shirt & Owner T-Shirt (Black, 3X-Large Mens/Large Dog)
  • This adorable Owner/Doggie matching set of t-shirt and dog shirt are the perfect compliment to each other for all dog lovers!

This set of matching tshirts is great for lounging around the house in as a pooch and papa duo. The best part is that they come in different sizes both for the human and their best friend.

12.  Autown Mesh Car Barrier

AUTOWN Car Dog Barrier, Dog Net for Car Between Seats, Pet Net Barrier Front Seat, Car Mesh Barrier Back Seat, Universal Stretchy Car Seat Storage Mesh Net
  • 【STOP KIDS OR PETS DISTURBING】 - Auto Backseat Barrier Net Storage can be as a special barrier that prevents naughty kids or pets in the back seat disturbing your daily drives,make your drive...

A car barrier is a good gift for dad dogs who travel a lot with their dogs. This heavy duty, fabric mesh will hold back even the largest of pooches keeping both them and the driver safe during the trip.

11. Cosylove 16-Piece Dog Fridge Magnets

Cosylove 16 Styles Dog Frigerator Magnets, Crystal Glass Fridge Magnets For Office Cabinets, Whiteboards, Photos, Beautiful Decorative Fridge Magnets,Decorate Home (Dog)
  • Size - Package includes 16 different cute dog style pattern magnets, each of them is about 1.2" x 1.2" x 0.4"(30mm x 30mm x10mm).

Dog fridge magnets are another timeless pick. These magnets also serve the additional purpose of holding items like keys with their foldable tails.

10. Bark Box Mystery Subscription Box

BarkBox Monthly Subscription Box | Dog Chew Toys, All Natural Dog Treats, Dental Chews, Dog Supplies Themed Monthly Box | Medium Dog (20-50lb)
  • New Dog Toys & Treats Every Month: Surprise your pooch with a subscription box worth $45 every month! Each month has a fun new theme and a unique (never repeated!) box for you and your dog to drool...

Mystery subscription boxes are awesome because of the element of surprise. They could be getting a unique toy, a classic treat, and heavens knows what else.

9. Wickedbone Smart Bone Toy

Wickedbone Smart Bone, Automatic & Interactive Toy for Dog, Puppy and Cat, App Control, Safe & Durable, Keep Your Pets Entertained All Day
  • Automatic & Intelligent: Choose between interactive auto-play modes or control the puppy toy by using joystick in drive mode via the app. It can automatically adjust how it reacts based on different...

This is an interactive chew toy that allows dog owners to play with their dogs remotely. They are also awesome for keeping the pooch mentally and physically stimulated.

8. Zesty Paws Antioxidant Supplement Treats

Zesty Paws Cranberry for Dogs - UT Incontinence Support + Immune Health Dog Antioxidant - Urinary Tract UTI & Kidney + Bladder Support - D-Mannose + Organic Marshmallow & Licorice - 90 Chew Treats
  • Urinary Tract Support - Zesty Paws Cranberry Bladder Bites are formulated to promote kidney & bladder health. With 200 mg of cranberry & organic ingredients, these chewables can help pets UT wellness.

Supplements matter a lot when it comes to keeping dogs healthy. These soft chews come with supplements useful in boosting immunity, detoxification, and general wellbeing.

7. Blueisland Football And Rope Tug of War Toy

Playing tug of war is one of the best ways to wear out an energetic dog. This cool tug of war toy will work especially well for dog dads who are also football fans.

6. Lesotc Portable Water Bottle And Bowl

Pet Water Bottle for Dogs, dog water bottle foldable, Dog Travel Water bottle, Dog Water Dispenser, Lightweight & Convenient for Travel BPA Free 18 OZ. (Blue)
  • It Is EASY to USE: Exclusive patented design, according to other brands improvement, U2mug design dog water bottle and water bowl two in one. The fold cap acts as a water bowl, and you don't need any...

Going out with a dog for long trips means struggling to find water for them to cool down with. This is something the dog dad will not have to worry about with this portable unit.

5. Shop Sock Print Custom Dog Print Socks

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They could rock this pair of socks anywhere from lounging by a winter fire to an important meeting. It is a great and subtle way to show their love for their dogs.

4. Dogs And BBQ Apron

There are fewer moments as magical as getting to grill some barbeque with your furry best buddy by your side. This apron is perfect for such occasions and is a great gift in general for dog dads.

3. Custom Dog Dad T shirt

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This t-shirt screams “I love dogs” from a mile away. Customized dog t-shirts may seem a little cliché but it is a gift the truly never disappoints.

2. Monedus Paw Cufflinks

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A dog dad can look dapper and still show their love for their four legged bestie. These cute cufflinks are not only classy but also sentimental.

1. The Dogfather Whiskey Glass

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This is probably the best dog dad pun there ever will be and there is no arguing about that. Whether or not they drink whiskey, this classic reference makes this easily the most creative gift to give a dog owner.

Related Questions

Is There A Dog Dad Day? There is no specific dog dad day. However, there are several special holidays that celebrate the connection between dogs and their owners. One of the most important is National Dog Day on 26th of August. For younger pooches, you could celebrate National Puppy Day on the 23rd of March.

Is There A Dog Mom Day? There is actually a National Dog Mom day which is celebrated on the 2nd Saturday of May. This is a day before Mother’s Day in most countries which happens on the 2nd Sunday of May.  This may be a bit unfair to dog dads as they don’t get a day of their own. However, many dog papas have turned this into a universal celebration of dog ownership.

What Do You Get A Dog Father For Father’s Day? A customized dog-themed mug or glass is one of the best ideas to celebrate a dog dad with on Father’s Day. They often treat their fur babies like their own children so it is only fitting that they are hailed as good dads alongside other fathers around the world. You could also get a more practical gift like a food subscription or a vet voucher.

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