Forget the corny dog dad mugs or ugly tie, we’ve got the very best dog dad gifts right here. Find personalized dog dad gifts and funny dog dad ideas for every occasion… Father’s Day, birthdays, and holidays.  

The best way to find the best dog dad gift is to think about what he enjoys doing with his dog. Long walks, hikes, swimming, boating, hunting, frisbee, or just lounging on the coach together?

Unique dog dad gifts

Rad Like Dad Dog T-Shirt

dog wearing shirt that reads "rad like dad"

How cute is this? Got a rad dad? Get his rad dog this adorable outfit!

Best Bearded Beer Lovin’ Dog Dad Ever, Retro Vintage Dad Shirt

navy blue t-shirt reads Best Bearded bear loving' dog dad ever

This fun retro t-shirt is perfect for the dog dad that is sporting a beard, loves his beer and his dog.

GPS Dog Location Monitor

Location Monitor box

Help dad keep track of his best friend with this Location Monitor. It features progressive beaconing technology that uses a combination of cellular, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with reliability and accuracy. 


SpiritDog Master Class

SpiritDog Ultimate Masterclass Bundle

There is no better gift than a gift that keeps giving.The SpiritDog Masterclass is hands down the best dog dad gift ever. You will never find a better deal that gives lifetime access to dog trainers at this price.


Personalized dog dad gifts

Custom golf balls with your dog’s photo

three golf balls with personalized dog photo

If your guy is a golfer, then these personalized golf balls with his dogs face is an adorable gift.

Tribe Socks Personalized Plaid Pet Face Socks

teal plaid socks with personalized dog photo

Turn the classic boring gift of socks into a personalized thoughtful and fun gift with the dogs photo.

Daddy’s Girl Personalized Dog & Cat ID Tag

heart shaped metal dog tag reads daddy's girl

Dog daddy’s little girl holds a special place in his heart.

Daddy’s Boy Personalized Dog ID Tag

dog tag reads daddy's boy

Make sure everyone knows he’s daddy’s boy with the custom ID tag for the dog.

Custom Dog Puzzles for Dog Dads

bloodhound dog with his photo on puzzle box

If your dog dad loves his dog and loves to do puzzles, this is the perfect gift. And a great way to get the entire family together.

Personalized Dog name keychain for Dog Dad

silver key chain with three dog charms with names and tag that reads "this dog dad belongs to..."

For the dog dad of multiple pets, add keychain charms for each dog in the family. Maybe even past dogs that have shaped the dog dad into who is today.

Sport dog dad gifts

I’d Rather Be With My Dog Baseball Hat

baseball hat with paw prints

Your dog dad will look great in this paw print dog baseball cap.

MLB “All I Need is Baseball & My Dog” Wall Décor

poster with text, all I need is (cardinals baseball  team logo) baseball and my dog

Personalize with your dog dads favorite sport and team.

NFL Stretch Dog Jersey

red 49ers SF logo dog jersey

Choose your dog dads favorite team so they can watch Football together. Many sizes and teams available.

Pets First NBA Dog & Cat Mesh Jersey

Lakers 01 yellow basketball jersey for dog

This basketball jersey is a slam dunk for the basketball loving dog dad. Many sizes and teams available.

Active dog dad gifts

Quilted Water-Resistant Cargo Cover

tan dog laying on cargo cover inside an SUV

We love our cargo cover. It was the first thing we bought for the dogs new SUV.

Mobile Dog Gear Day Away Tote Bag, Dine Away Set & Weekender Backpack Dog Travel Set

black totes in use with dog food bowls

Perfect for dog dads that enjoy traveling with your favorite pup.

Outward Hound Granby RipStop Dog Life Jacket

orange hound vest

For the dog dad that enjoys swimming or boating. Safety first with this dog life jacket.

Hunting dog dad gifts

High-Performance Tactical Military Backpack Waterproof Dog Harness

army green dog vest

This harness is great for a dog that enjoys hunting or hiking with his dog dad.

Dogtra PATHFINDER TRX GPS Tracking Collar

dogtra box with GPS collar

This GPS Tracking Collar enables your dog dad to accurately locate his dog using advanced GPS tracking technology, right from his smartphone. 

SafetyPUP XD Urban Reflective Dog Vest

yellow reflective dog vest

This reflective dog vest is perfect for the dog dad that takes his dog hunting, hiking or walks at night.

Working dog dad gifts

Doggie Lawn

Doggy Lawn Dogs

DoggieLawn is perfect for the busy working dad.

Leather Dog Leash

brown leather dog leash

A high quality leather leash will be the best leash your dog dad has ever owned. Ours has lasted over 20 years!

Lilly Brush Be Forever Furless Dog & Cat Hair Remover

small red Lilly brush

Help your dog dad keep his clothes and car clean with the Lilly Brush.

Funny dog dad gifts

Life is Good Men’s T-Shirt  – I’ll Be Watching You Dog

man holding T-Shirt I'll Be Watching You Dog with dog looking at it

I bought this t-shirt for my husband last year… it’s super soft. One of his favorite tees now! “Every snack you make, every meal you bake, every bit you take, I’ll be watching you.” No message is more true, LOL.

Rescue dog dad gifts

Father’s Day Card from Dog Dad Card

white and blue card with gold outline of dog

Don’t forget the Father’s Day card to go along with the best dog dad gift.

Embark Breed Identification & Health Condition Identification DNA Test for Dogs

teal box, embark logo, dog dna test

DNA test is not only fun to learn the crazy mix of breeds, but this test will also screen for possible health conditions to be aware of.

Rescued Dogs Rock Magnet

black and white oval sticker reads rescued dogs rock

Small but mighty gift. An adorable way to spread the message while on the road, this magnet is a great alternative to bumper stickers.

Small dog dad gifts

Hands-Free Padded & Adjustable Sling Dog Carrier

man wearing a grey sling over shoulder with a small dog inside

If your dog dad loves to carry his small dog around with him, this sling carrier will be welcomed gift.

I love my Daddy small dog puppy t-shirt

Can you say adorable? Imagine dressing the small dog up in this T-shirt and letting them strut their way to their dog daddy.

EzyDog Drive Dog Car Harness

small dog sitting in back seat of car with a seatbelt attached.

Keep dads dog safe with this car harness that is crash tested and certified to provide superior safety while traveling.

Big dog dad gifts

Big Barker 7″ Pillow Top Orthopedic Dog Bed for Large and Extra Large Breed Dogs

yellow lab laying on a red Big Barker Bed

Spoil your dog dad’s dog with this top-of-the-line dog dog bed. We have two and the dogs love them.

Portable PET Twistep Dog Step with Hitch Lock

large brown dog stepping up into the back of a car

The Twistep helps the big dog dad take his dog along for the ride safely.

The Virtually Indestructible Ball Dog Toy

large blue ball

If dad loves to play ball as much as his dog, this fun huge ball is perfect for both.

Frisco Father’s Day Tool Box Hide and Seek Puzzle Plush Squeaky Dog Toy

soft yellow tool box with tools inside toy

The Twistep helps the big dog dad take his dog along for the ride safely.


So now we’ve covered just about every category of dog dads, what will you be buying your special dog loving man?

Need more ideas? Check out our full Gift Guide Library with hundreds of gift ideas for every dog lover in your family.

About the Author

Debi McKee is the expert behind Rescue Dogs 101 where she guides you in your journey of adopting and raising a rescue dog every step of the way. She is a mom of 3 human kids and 4 dogs and volunteers for a local dog rescue and Humane Society. Click here for more about Debi and her passion for helping you and your dog.

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