All the unique gift ideas for your favorite pets (hello dogs and cats!) and pet lovers in your life (hello people!). Read on!
How much more fun is it to buy gifts for your dog or cat than actual people?! You know they’ll love whatever you get them and they’ll, most likely, never return them. Unless you have one of those smart dogs that knows how to work a credit card and your Amazon Prime account. Finding the most popular things for your pooch or kitty can be tough, but we’re all up for the challenge!
Outside of your actual fluffy best friends, we’ve also rounded up some of the coolest and most unique gifts to get the pet people (hello cat and dog lovers!) in your life. From cute fortune cookie cat nip to portable dog water bowls, funny dog-inspired t-shirts, and everything in between we’re putting together the ultimate pet gift list (so far) in 2018.
For the Funny Dogs: Giant Tongue and Mustache Dog Toys – Buy Now
Because they’re already so funny anyway, so why not up their comedy game with these oversized toys that give them a little extra personality (not that they need it).
The Embark Doggy DNA Testing Kit – Buy It Here
It’s like 23 and Me, but for your prized pup! All you have to do is easily swab their cheek and send it in and they’ll let you know things like breed discovery, their family tree all the way back to great-grandparents, testing for over 160 diseases and more! They test for over 250 different dog breeds (including wolf, coyote, and more). We find this totally amazing!
For the Total Dog Lover Gift: The ‘Weekends, Coffee, and Dogs’ T-Shirt – Buy Now
Because there’s nothing really better in the life than the weekend, some coffee and, of course, your dogs. This comfy tee comes in a bunch of different colors for men and women like heather grey, black, slate, heather blue, and more. It has a cool, comfy, and worn in look and feel.
For the Cat That Loves Takeout: Fortune Cookie Cat Nip – Buy Now
Because they love cat nip and you love fortune cookies so it’s a match made in heaven. Each cute little cookie has it’s own funny fortune attached. No MSG.
For the Cat Who’s Fly AF: The Sneaker Shaped Cat Bed – Buy Now
Because he’s pretty fly for cat and totally sleeps in style. This could fit a small dog too if, you know, they can handle these sweet kicks.
For the Dog Who Loves Deliveries: The Barkbox Monthly Subscription Box – Buy Now
Hey you love your monthly subscription box so why wouldn’t your fury little friend?! Via Barkbox they’ll receive at least 2 innovative toys, 2 all natural bags of treats, and a chew! Each month is a different themed box so one month they’ll be getting New York City inspired things and the next could be a safari or throwback Thursday theme! Super cute.
For the Dog on the Go: Dog Bowl Water Bottle – Buy Now
Because your best pal gets thirsty on those walks just like you do. This allows them to take a little drink from your water bottle the easy (and classier) way.
The Original Pooch Selfie – Buy It Here
Finally a fun way to get your favorite pup to look at your phone when you’re trying to get a picture of them! It’s super easy to clip on and works on both front and back facing cameras. Plus, the ball squeaks to get their attention too! Get ready to get them Insta famous.
The Funny ‘I Love My
Boyfriend Dog’ Coffee Mug in Black – Buy It Here
It’s funny because it’s true.
Harry Barker’s Doggy Spa Gift Set – Buy It Here
This one comes with a super comfy and cozy 100% cotton terry cloth robe, a delicate bamboo brush, and amazing shea butter shampoo/conditioner. Plus it all comes in a steel gift bucket where you can choose either blue or pink (or both)! See color choices here!
The iFetch Interactive Ball Launcher – Buy It Here
This is the perfect gift for both your dog and the dog lover alike! It comes with three mini balls and this must-have contraption can launch each ball anywhere from 10 to 30 feet. There’s also the ‘iFetch Too’ which is a bit more expensive, but it throws regular size tennis balls. You can check that one out here.
The JJMax Dog Socks (for People!) – Buy It Here
These are the cutest dog socks for people, ever! These are our favorite because they’re ear-cuffed puppies and comes as a gift set. Don’t worry, there are also other options too like ones for cat lovers, and even ankle socks and more. Check out all the other options here!
The Cat’s Laser Chasing Scratch Post in Black – Buy It Here
Outside of your kitty loving to scratch on this durable post, they’ll also love all the lasers that shoot out in unpredictable patterns and speeds. It runs on batteries and you’ll have just as much fun watching them run all around as they have actually doing it!
Claudia’s Canine Cuisine Assorted Gourmet Dog Cookies – Buy It Here
If there was ever a time to splurge on your dog gift, now’s the time! These cookies are made from 100% human-grade ingredients and come with over 20 treats. Plus, they also have them for the girls too. See more options here.
The Set of 2 ‘Mud Pie’ Dog Toy Baskets – Buy It Here
Now you can keep all your dog toys in perfect order (sort of!) and they’ll look great in your home too. The chic bags are made of burlap and one has a cute little dog print all over it and the other simply and tastefully says “Dog Toys.” You’ll love it!
For the Inspirational Dog Lover: ‘Be the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are’ Tee – Buy It Here
Because we should all be exactly the person our dog thinks we are, which is perfect! This tee comes in a bunch of other colors too.
The Official ‘Pet Peek’ Fence Window for Dogs & Cats – Buy It Here
Now they can know exactly what’s going on from the other side of the fence! It’s totally durable, 9 1/2 inches in diameter, easy to clean and, more importantly, easy to install.
For the Cat Lover Who Likes to Drink: The “You’re Not Drinking Alone’ Cat Box Sign – Buy It Here
We could say the same thing about dogs too! The funniest and most perfect gift for that cat lover who also loves a little bit of wine every now and then (or all the time). We don’t judge. This cute sign can either easily hang on the wall or stand up on its own, making it perfect to place on an end-table, coffee table, night stand and more.
The Wagz Smart Dog Feeder – Buy It Here
Not only does this piece of technology mastery feed your dog automatically it also has built-in Dash options so it’ll simply replenish you dog food and treats for you without ever having to really order it again. Plus, it has two way video and two way audio so you can see and hear your pup while you’re away at work and even schedule feedings based on his or her appetite.
The Faux Fur Personalized Pet Blanket – Buy It Here
Not only can you customize this luxury faux fur blanket, but it’s also waterproof, spill-proof, and wind-proof! It comes in a great color selection of white, black, brown, silver, navy, pink, light blue and more. See more color options here!
The ‘Pugs & Kisses’ Cotton Apron – Buy It Here
The YiCat Princess Cat Bed – Buy It Here
Because they really are the princess of your house so why not relax like it! This cozy little bed comes with the bed itself, a pillow, and a blanket. The best part is that the whole thing is detachable and can be cleaned in your washing machine!
The Honest Kitchen ‘Instant’ Bone Broth – Buy It Here
You’ve been hearing about this one for a while, so now’s the time to try it! It’s for both dogs and cats and comes in delicious options like beef, turkey, and chicken. Plus, it’s all natural, human-grade, and made right here in the good old USA!
The Bag of Dog Farts (Cotton Candy) – Buy It Here
Perfect for that dog lover who has a great sense of humor. Don’t worry, they’re not real dog farts. It’s just delicious cotton candy. Was that not clear? There’s also ‘cat farts’ too! Check out all the additional options here.
The Grriggles Holiday Hound Gift Set – Buy It Here
Perfect for the upcoming holiday season! It’s a super fun box of dog toys. It comes with a vinyl squeaky football, vinyl squeaky dumbbell , a vinyl hot dog, and a super cute green and red stuffed dumbbell. So cute!
The Giantex Astronaut Dog & Cat Carrier in Rose Gold – Buy It Here
The absolute cutest way to carry around your pretty kitty or your precious puppy! They’ll have a blast looking out the little astronaut window and everyone will love looking right back at them! There are also a bunch of other colors to choose from like pink, black, green, blue, leopard, and more. See all the colors here.
For the Sentimental Dog Lover Gift: The Personalized Custom Painted Pet Portrait – Buy Now
Because this is such a cool way to show your love and pride for your special furry mate.
The PetChatz Pawcall 2-Way Video Pet Treat Camera & Dispenser – Buy It Here
We can’t say enough good things about this one! It does so many things! It’s basically a digital daycare that allows you to check in on your favorite pets via 2-day video (and audio), dispense treats to them, play games, and more! Plus, it even has calming aromatherapy options where you can add helpful essential oils to it and then dispense them during trying times like bad weather or loud noises. Oh, and did we mention they can use their paw to step on the call button when they want to see and hear from you too? Pretty amazing. This one has also been seen on The Today Show!
For the Dog & Cat (and Wine) Lovers: Cute Pet Magnetic Wine Charms – Buy Now
Because drinking wine is just plain old fun and so are these dog and cat wine charms. You’ll always know which glass is yours at the party. I call the yellow lab!
For the Pet Stalkers: Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker (for Dogs or Cats) – Buy Now
Because it’s important you always know where your little fury friends are (and you can spy on them). It can pinpoint your pets location anywhere in the US. Safety first!
For the Cat Who Loves to Check Email: The Laptop Cat Scratchpad – Buy Now
Because your cat always sees you on your laptop so it’s only fair they get to check Facebook and email on their own too! They’ll love scratching away at all hours of the day.
For the Dog Lover Who Loves Breakfast: The Cute Dog Egg Mold – Buy Now
Because doggy eggs are the cutest thing we’ve seen all year. It makes the perfect gift for any obsessive dog lover in your life. They have some cat ones too!
GoBone Interactive App-Enabled Smart Bone for Dogs – Buy It Here
GoBone is the world’s first smart bone for your dog. It automatically keeps your dog active while you’re busy and opens up a whole new world of play when you’re together. Get the app and get your pup playing! Oh, and did we mention this one of Oprah’s Favorite Things?
For the Unicorn Obsessed Pup – The Unicorn Pet Sweater – Buy Now
Because you love when your pup dresses up (even if they don’t) so why not make them wear a magical rainbow unicorn sweater with unicorn horn!
For the Dog Lover Who Loves Coffee: The ‘I Prefer Dogs Over People’ Coffee Mug – Buy Now
Because the truth is on the coffee mug.
For the Funny Dog Lover: The ‘Bad Dog’ Drinking Tumbler Glasses – Buy Now
Because your dog can be such a jerk, but you love them anyway. Enjoy some beers and whatnot in these cool glasses!