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The Best 2020 Christmas Gifts for Dog Lovers

Looking for unique, personalised and cute Christmas gift ideas for dog lovers this year whilst supporting Australian pet businesses?

We have searched high and low to find the most original present ideas from homewares and fashion, jewellery and designer accessories, pet tech and travel essentials, pet photography and custom portraits plus a few last minute ideas to spoil your pooches.

You're bound to find something to fall in love with! Enjoy uncovering our top picks in this 2020 Christmas Gift Guide for Dog Lovers!




Spoil your pooch this Christmas with unique Aussie-made eco-friendly dog accessories from Queenie’s Pawprintsa Melbourne-based brand, founded by 
Marianna Delray, a dedicated pet lover and animal advocate
It is a home to premium quality designer accessories for dogs and cats, stylish handmade pet apparel, eco-friendly pet toys, unique handmade collars and leads, comfy pet beds and much more.

Choose an ultimate gift for your pup this Christmas and join Queenie’s Pawprints’ fast-growing family of eco-warriors. 

Their collection of designer dog accessories is handmade right here in Australia, using sustainable materials, and each piece can be customized to suit any pooch’s size and character. 

And to top it up, they will donate 15% of the profit from every sale to support animal rescues!

Use your unique code DOGLOVER2020 to get 15% off your entire Christmas order.

RRP: $15.00-$85.00 at queeniespawprints.com.au




Peticular is a one-stop-shop for your dog this Christmas, plus they have so many unique gifts for us dog lovers too! For the pups, they have a huge range of toys, treats, apparel and gifts from the likes of Fringe Studio, P.L.A.Y., Zippy Paws and Laila and Me.

For us humans, there are cards, socks, puzzles, mugs, stationery and so much more! Some of our favourites include:

Hound Toilet Roll – For the year toilet rolls became a must-have item! RRP: $14.95

I Sad. I Pet Dog. I Happy. Toothbrush – Never a truer word spoken! RRP: $20.95

Spotty Dog Measuring Spoon Set - A quirky cooking gift for any dog lover! RRP: $19.95

It’s Not A Puppy Giftbag – Enjoy a laugh on Christmas Day! RRP: $9.95

Best of all, there’s free shipping on orders over $100
Shop now at www.peticular.com.au  

Animo is the gift of a greater understanding of your dog’s health and wellbeing. Animo learns and interprets the unique activity and behaviour patterns based on the breed, age and weight of your dog, giving you a 24-hour picture of their day.

This tried and tested, award-winning technology will learn and deliver insights into your dog’s activity and sleep, as well as behaviours related to health conditions such as shaking, barking and scratching

These insights help you to understand the changing needs of your pet over its lifetime, enabling you to provide proactive and personalised pet care. 

Animo’s battery lasts up to 6 months and is waterproof (IP67 rated), so it can handle all types of adventure. Within the app you can set activity and calorie goals, as well as keep track of your dog’s long-term activity and behaviour trends. 

Morning walks, sleeping under the table, barking at the postman; your dog’s days are action packed and now you get to know about it all. Use your unique promo code AUDOG20 to save a huge $33.00. Plus e
njoy a free doggy bandana with every Animo® bought until 31st December 2020.



This Christmas, gift your dog the greatest sleep they can ever dream of.

Kangaroo Bed is the world’s first all-season dog bed. It’s designed in Melbourne with vet recommended guidelines to provide the highest possible comfort, style, and durability and most importantly, catering to your dog's special needs during colder and warmer days.

Kangaroo Bed in Large - Credit: @talesofoakley





Orthopaedic memory foam provides supports to joints and takes the shape of the body. The self-cooling mat absorbs the heat from the dog’s body during summer and the winter cover with self-heating mat retains the body heat to provide warmth during colder days.

Packed with practical features like machine washable covers, water-resistant inner liners, skid-resistant bottom, scratch, and bite-resistant design.

RRP: from $219.00 (Free Australia-wide shipping). Plus you'll receive a free winter cover and self cooling mat with every dog bed purchase at kangaroobed.com.au



SlingGuard Car Protector is the ultimate Christmas present, combining luxury travel for your dog (large or small) and first class protection for your car year after year. 

Fully reversible, dense faux fur on one side ensures maximum comfort – and 100% waterproof heavy duty denier on the other looks after those wet, muddy days and sandy beaches. 

The dense middle layer ensures stability and helps reduce anxiety for nervous dogs. Sides zip up to make a cocooned bed in the back seat area, or it can be fitted into the back of a SUV or station wagon. 

There is seat belt access for a dog harness, a passenger or a child’s car seat. While it is machine washable, hair and dirt also wipe off easily by hand or brush. 

Use your promo code DOGLOVER and you'll receive a 15% discount!

RRP: $170.00 (free shipping in Australia) at www.slingguard.com.au



Wag and Me have created a 5-in-1 walking bag to make dog walks easier and a lot more enjoyable! 

This stylish neoprene bag is versatile and convenient. It comes with a lead, that converts to a shoulder strap! With easy access to the fully insulated compartment where you can store your treats and keep them fresher for longer, ideal for the hot Australian summers. 

The Poochette can also hold your keys, phone and even a ball! It also has a dog waste bag dispenser for quick access. 

Why not get more out of your bag and turn it into a waist bag too! This little gem can do it all! 

Visit www.wagandme.com.au to see how the bag attaches to a lead and converts to a shoulder strap. Innovative, stylish, strong and affordable, you cannot go wrong.

RRP: $44.95 (Red, Navy or Black) at www.wagandme.com.au




Travelling with your pets will become super easy with the Ibiyaya Ultralight Backpack Carrier for hands-free travel. It is perfect for walks, hikes or just a stroll around town. 

With strong and wide shoulder straps for more comfort and better support, it can be used as a back or front carrier. 

Designed with multiple mesh windows, this unique pet carrier provides plenty of visibility and ventilation for your pet. You can roll back the top flaps and secure them with ties for your convenience. The wide top opening allows your pet to go in and out of the bag easily . 

Measuring H 49cm x L 30cm x W 30cm, it is suitable for small dogs and cats (recommended maximum weight is 8kg).

RRP: $74.95 (Navy Blue or Light Grey) at www.modernpet.com.au



Why sacrifice on style? Carry your pooch around in one of St Argo's Pet Carriers, which could pass as a designer handbag. 

Innovated from within the heart of Melbourne, the ‘LOLA’ Pet Carrier is the answer to enabling you to take your pup with you to run errands, safely transport them on trains and trams, and of course, show them off at weekend brunches.

Their signature style is swathed in smooth vegan leather, has large internal pockets for stashing the essentials, shoulder straps and is designed to enhance your own style. 

The padded chin rest means your pup can rest their head and watch the world go by comfortably. The internal cushion is covered in plush faux-fur and the open design means your pup won’t feel caged in.

RRP: $219.00 (or make 4 interest-free payments of $54.75 fortnightly with Afterpay) from st-argo.com




Dog lovers are easy to buy for, we all love getting dog-themed presents! 

This year, we have been spending more time at home working, cooking, watching TV so why not get your doggy loving friend (or yourself) a cosy blanket or an apron with their favourite breed on it?

There are many different fashion, accessory and homeware items to choose from, all featuring original artwork by artist Michelle Phong

You'll be sure to find something for yourself and a friend for Christmas. New dog breeds and products are added regularly to the collection. 

Add a personalised name to an item for free, just contact the artist before you order. All items ship worldwide. 

RRP: $30.00 - $79.00 only from www.redbubble.com




Looking for the best practical gifts for dog lovers? 

Dogs Corner Australia offers a wide range of useful products that won't break the bank.

Browse their amazing collection of novelty T-shirts, coffee mugs, tote bags and other cool gifts. 

From Beagles to Boxers, and German Shepherds to Greyhounds, there are currently more than 40 most popular dog breeds available and the number is constantly growing.

All products are proudly printed here in Australia. The T shirts are made of premium quality 100% cotton. They are extremely soft and comfortable and printed using the latest direct-to-garment technology.

RRP: from $16.00 at www.dogscorner.com.au



Animales Online specialises in unique animal themed items for adults, kids and pets. They are the exclusive Australian stockist for these popular brands:


Dazzling Paws Jewellery, Wisconsin, USA – Exquisite and copyright protected Dog Breed Jewellery, hand crafted from recycled 925 Sterling Silver. Prices start at $52 for individual breed pendants. (Contact them to quote customised necklaces for you.)


Chala Bags, California,  USA - High-quality vegan bags, wallets and key charms featuring Dogs, Paw prints and more fun designs. Prices range from $25 - $145.


Mila Design with a Smile, Nuremberg, Germany – Hand-painted Ceramic Tableware and Collectibles. Prices range from $5 - $50.

 

For these and more fun gift ideas, visit www.animales.com.au  






We dog lovers are proud to show off our love for our fur babies and there's no better way to show our love than with jewellery. 

DoggyTopia has a vast range of dog necklaces and earrings, with a huge variety of breeds and dog related pieces to choose from. 

An ideal Christmas gift for the dog lover that has everything. 

All pieces come in a gift box, ready to pop straight under the Christmas Tree.


RRP: from $12.95 at www.doggytopia.com.au


Capture your favourite moments with your best friend and treasure them always. It’s what every dog lover wants for Christmas!

Dogfolk is a Melbourne-based in-home pet photographer celebrating the special bond between dogs and their families. 

They take a personalised approach to every shoot, capturing your dog’s personality and your beautiful connection with natural, heartfelt photographs.

Gift vouchers include an in-home pet photo shoot experience, 8
” x 12” fine art print and $200 credit towards any package.

Give a heart-warming gift that will truly be loved forever!

RRP: $125.00* (until December 23) from Dogfolk Pet Photography.

*Some terms and conditions apply, visit the website for more info.



Buying gifts for friends and family can be hard work, so why not tell your family that this year, you will be buying your own gifts!

Buy your very own Gift Certificate by Honeydew Photography online and come into their Sydney studio to sit, jump, wrestle with your pooch for some fun loving portraits.

Of course, you can always buy a gift certificate for a family member or friend, but you are the one that wants it, so buy it for yourself!

These gift certificates start from only $189 and include one print but you have the opportunity to purchase more when you see how fantastic they are. 
Plus they never expire!


RRP: from $189.00 at honeydewphotography.com.au


Bare Bones Pet Gear creates beautiful illustrated portraits of your pets.

Because your best friend doesn't just deserve a spot next to you on the couch, they deserve their own spot on your wall! 

A Custom Pet Portrait makes the perfect gift for all pet lovers so let the talented artist from Bare Bones illustrate your pet into a gorgeous art piece.

Ordering is as easy as choosing a frame size / colour and uploading a photo of your pet. You'll receive a digital proof within 7 days and then patiently wait for your delivery so you can get it under the Christmas tree!


You can also have images printed onto cushions, coffee mugs and phone cases.

RRP: from $49.00 (free delivery within Australia) at barebonespetgear.com.au


The PetSafe® Kibble Chase™ Roaming Treat Dispenser is an interactive dog toy that will get your puppy excited about playtime. Simply load it with kibble, turn it on and watch the fun begin. 


The battery-powered toy rolls around the floor in a random pattern, dispensing treats as it goes. This is a perfect choice for dogs that eat too quickly. This treat puzzle is a great way of feeding slowly and can hold up to half a cup (118 ml) of kibble. 

Tough rubber wheels roll quietly and easily on most indoor floor surfaces. From playtime to dinner time, the PetSafe® brand is here to help you and your pet to live happy together™.

RRP: $54.99 at au.petsafe.net





Time to get those tails wagging this Christmas with these Burbia Dog  Lovers & Cat Lovers Tea Towels: the perfect gifts for family and friends this festive season!

Australian-made and screen printed onto 100% linen, the Dog Lovers Tea Towel features classic Aussie breeds like Kelpies and Cattle Dogs, Labradors, Retrievers, the beloved Bitza and breeds from all over the world. 

Their purrfect Cat Lovers Tea Towel showcases many of Australia's and the world's most popular cat breeds. From the much loved Australian Mist to Abyssinians, Ragdolls, Russian Blues and many more. 





For all of you, Doxie lovers, what would Christmas be without some Dachshund-themed homewares?

My Dachshund Online is the online one-stop-shop with great gift ideas for the Dachshund lover you know. 

Choose from their fun range of quality tea towels, hand towels and aprons, perfect to use all through the festive season. Then store all of your precious Christmas items in their huge handy durable Christmas Hot Dog Storage Bag.

RRP: starting at $12.00 from www.mydachshundonline.com.au



Wild Woolly Heads are custom made replicas of dogs. All dogs are created from photographs using the art of needle felting, which produces an amazing, hyper-realistic likeness. 

These high-quality gifts are made by artist Di Conroy who is the modern form of a taxidermist. Di learnt the art while living in Japan for 16 years. It takes years of patience to master, with the face taking 4 to 6 hours to perfect.

Each dog is made from 100% Australia & NZ wools, glass eyes, and hand-made clay noses. Materials are of the highest quality, sourced from local small businesses, who are ethical and sustainable.

Dogs take 3-4 weeks, or gift certificates can be purchased.

When you use your code DOGLOVER, you'll receive $100 off your order at www.wildwoollyheads.com



Trying to add that personal touch to make your Christmas gifts extra special this year? 

Print Pack and Send has you covered, look no further than these personalised Coasters and Baubles!

Simply upload your own photographs of your dog/s and other important members in your life, and they will sort out the rest, adding your perfect images to a selection of coasters or baubles!

All coasters and baubles are made from 3mm aluminium composite material and coated with scratch resistant ink, made to last. In packs of twelve, you can add up to 12 individual images of your beautiful pups!

Coasters and Baubles are available in packs of 3, 6 or 12. Baubles are available in two sizes: 6.7cm (Christmas bauble size) and 10.4cm and can be double sided.

Don't miss the launch sale with 20% off all items (automatically applied at checkout)!

RRP: from $25 (a set) from www.printpacksend.com.au




Your dog will have a great time playing fetch with the Automatic Ball Launcher from PetSafe. The water-resistant launcher is great for both indoor and outdoor interactive play. 

With 9 distance settings and 6 angle settings, the launcher shoots standard sized tennis balls between 2.5 to 9 metres and up to a 45 degree angle. 

Multiple built-in safety sensors keep pets and people safe while playing fetch and the automatic rest mode makes sure your dog does not get overworked.

RRP: $209.99 from au.petsafe.net




Both the 2021 Fetching Dogs and Blockheads Calendars feature 12 stunning photos of dogs photographed by Sydney-based Ruthless Photos throughout the year.

Calendars are A3 with silver spiral binding and a hanger! 

The covers are doubled-sided and printed on a beautiful 300gsm stock whilst internal pages are printed on 150gsm with plenty of room for writing birthdays, appointments, hot dates etc. on each day. 
They come shrink wrapped and make a great Christmas present. 

The 2021 Adorable Puppies Diary is a gorgeous spiral bound A5 size, with a yearly overview for 2021 at the start and 2022 at the end.

100% of the money raised goes to Sydney rescue Fetching Dogs.

RRP: $25.00 at www.ruthlessphotos.com




Australian lifestyle brand Damselfly, teamed up with charity Paws For Change to create an exclusive range of candles with 100% of proceeds from these candles going directly to their rescue projects.

"I Just Want to Drink Wine & Save Dogs" in the white vessel features Damselfly's Luna fragrance - a sweet and perfectly blended combination of vanilla and tonka bean top notes. 

"The More People I Meet, The More I Like My Dog" in the black vessel features Damselfly's Inca fragrance - a heady mix of amber, patchouli and sandalwood.

With a 60-hour burn time, these 300gm candles make a great Christmas gift for yourself or a dog lover and allow you to do something wonderful for the wider dog community.

RRP: $42.95 from www.pawsforchange.org.au

 

If you haven't yet made a start on Christmas presents for your furry best friends, look no further than our Best Dog Christmas Gifts in 2020 with 24 unique ideas and special offers exclusive to our readers! Happy online Christmas shopping!
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