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16 Mother's Day Gifts for Dog Mums in 2021

Two legs, four legs and a waggly tail... What’s the difference? 

They’re both your sole focus and you’re their mum! Bask in maternal love for your furkids with these pawsome gift ideas for Mother's Day 2021. 

We know that burning (most) essential oils is a no-no when you have pets but these pure soy candles by Melbourne-based Cider and Basil are dog-friendly!

Their "Dog, Netflix, Weekends." luxurious warm and woody scented candle with Australian Sandalwood & Vanilla is perfect for a relaxing night in with your beloved pets and a glass of wine. 
It will add warmth and help you wind down along with your favourite series!

The distinct top notes are Bergamot & Lemon Peel, with middle notes of Sandalwood, Cedarwood and Patchouli and blended with Vanilla

All candles provide around 35-40 hours of burning time.

RRP: $29.99 at

Wild Woolly Heads make adorable miniature replicas of your dog right here in Australia! 

Each piece is handcrafted to highlight the uniqueness of every dog. 

Made with handcrafted clay noses, glass eyes, and 100% Aussie/NZ wool to support local wool farmers. These creations are heirloom quality and leave a small footprint on our planet like the dogs they represent. They are fun to own and also support people in their grief of losing a pet. 

Often gifted to people going into smaller accommodation who can’t take their beloved dog, or going into hospital and fretting about leaving their dog. These dogs have travelled far and wide with overseas students, grey nomads and backpackers taking their pooch on holidays with them so as not too miss them too much.

Use your promo code LOVEMUMS to also receive a free handmade leather collar as a mother’s day gift.

RRP: $260.00 (free shipping) at

This Universal-Fit Access Liner will keep mum’s car clean and stylish and it comes with its own Storage Bag.

Made from extremely durable, abrasion-resistant fabric, this liner provides maximum protection for the back of your vehicle's rear seats while keeping fur, dirt, sand and many of life's other messes out!

This is the only Liner (patented) on the market to feature universal access to rear seat anchor points via two head to head YKK Zippers centred between the headrest straps while maximising protection for the back of your seats.

This luxury quilted Access Liner offers a new level of style and practicality while ensuring your dogs have a comfortable padded space to relax in. The rubber-mesh covering the entire underside provides superior anti-slip protection.

The centre pocket incorporated into the backseat section provides convenient storage for travel essentials. The Large size includes a Bumper Guard and fits most SUVs.

RRP: $169.00 from

For the dog mum whose dog never leaves her side, why not give your pet a ride with a view with the PetSafe® Happy Ride™ Quilted Booster Seat?

Available in 2 sizes, this comfy and adjustable booster seat elevates your small dog to the perfect height to see out the window and watch as the scenery passes by.

The quilted microsuede pairs with a quilted pad liner for an extra-soft, stylish and comfy drive. A safety tether is included and attaches to your dog's harness, providing a safer ride for everyone in the vehicle. 

The headrest strap, lower seat strap and seat belt loops provide three attachment points for stability that can help dogs with car motion sickness or anxiety to enjoy a calmer, smoother drive. Easy to install on any front or back seat.

RRP: from $98.99 at

Whether you’re heading out for a coffee or taking a leisurely stroll this Mother’s Day, your four-legged buddy can join you in comfort and in style! 

Featuring drink holders and a handy storage compartment, the Pet Gear Jogger No Zip Pet Stroller is the perfect gift for active and adventurous pet mums.

For pets that are injured or simply prefer to be carried, this fully equipped pet stroller has all you need. Padded for extra protection, the jogger offers senior pets the ability to explore the outdoors with their owner comfortably. 
The overhead protection means pets can stay dry and protected in rain, hail or shine.

RRP: $303.99 from

Cooper and Kids
have just launched a new range of clothing for dog lovers! These tops make the perfect Mother’s Day gift for every incredible dog mum out there! They are designed in Australia by a crazy dog lover for dog lovers because they know that “Dogs really do Make us Happy!” 

They are high-quality, stylish and comfortable and are made from 100% Cotton. The range currently includes:
  • Paw Print Singlets
  • Dogs Make Me Happy T-shirts
  • Dogs Make Me Happy Long Sleeves
  • Paw Print Jumpers
RRP: $39.95-$89.95 (shipping Australia-wide) at

Made from a super cute dog print canvas and featuring a range of quirky slogans, these totes created by Australian registered animal charity Paws for Change are a great carry-all for shopping, gym, the beach or anywhere!

They are generously sized (50cm wide, 38cm deep) and crafted in a waterproof canvas with full waterproof lining so they’re durable and easy to clean.

Choose from one of their many slogans like “Namaste Home With My Dog”, “I Kissed A Dog And I Liked It”, “I Don’t Care Who Dies In The Movie As Long As The Dog Lives”, “Dogs Are The Best People” etc. or why not create your own?

For Mother's Day there are also customisable gift hampers so you can create the perfect dog mum gift! All their hampers feature a bottle of delicious Pawsecco, along with your choice of other items (Slogan T-Shirts or Totes, Candles, Mugs etc.).

RRP: $34.95 (Slogan Tote); $60.00 (Hamper) at

Designer Pet Portraits are a special gift for any dog owner that captures a special moment of your pet and lasts a lifetime.

Each portrait is hand-designed to capture your dog's unique personality and character.

Another option is the recently released Custom Pet Phone Cases so you can literally take your furry friend with you, everywhere you go!

These Custom Pet Portrait Prints are printed on museum quality paper and comes in a range of sizes (A4-A1). They also use the high-quality ‘giclée’ printing method which helps to produce that premium fine art finish.

A perfect last-minute gift idea for Mum, these gorgeous pet portraits are made in Australia and can be designed and delivered in as little as 5 working days with express shipping available Australia-wide.

Save 30% off fine art prints for a limited time only.

Price: from $59-$129 at

Woof & Wolf create personalised and stylish dog breed prints.

These are a wonderful keepsake for your own dog and also make a thoughtful and lasting gift for dog lovers. 

All are printed on quality A4 textured card and feature a hand-drawn illustration by the Woof & Wolf team.

Learn about your dog’s interesting history and temperament as well as stories of famous dogs of the same breed.

They have a range of breeds ready to order and are also able to create custom breed and pet memorial prints. Why not get in touch with any special requests in the lead up to Mother’s Day?

RRP: starting at $29.99 (free shipping within Australia) at

One of our favourite things is the Poochette, an innovative 5-in-1 walking bag created by Wag and Me to make dog walks easier and a lot more enjoyable!
This stylish neoprene bag is versatile, strong 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 - perfect for dispensing treats during training too! This little gem can do it all! 

RRP: $44.95 (in Red, Navy or Black) at

Time to get those tails wagging with the latest
 Dog Lovers Tea Towel by Australian designer Burbia.

Featuring our iconic Aussie
 breeds like Kelpies and Cattle Dogs to the popular Labradors without forgetting our beloved Bitza, there are dog breeds from all over the world. 

Made from 100% linen in a classic Navy & Honey colour, it measures approx. 50cm x 70cm. 
The perfect gift for the dog loving mum always busy cooking a storm. 

If mum is more of a cat lover, there’s a Cat Lovers Tea Towel for her too!

RRP: $24.95 at

Dog Mum Box is a new gift box and subscription service for Australian dogs and their mummas and they’ve just released their themed Autumn “Golden Crunch” box, available during April and May.

Each box contains 5-7 themed products curated from other small Aussie businesses, which gives subscribers the opportunity to try handmade products from a range of local makers without having to find them and choose from their catalogue or pay for postage!

Usually offering a selection of doggy treats and toys, and matching human accessories, the Dog Mum Box subscription is delivered bi-monthly and the specific gifts included are kept as a surprise for you and your dog to unbox together on delivery day!

Previous boxes and single items are also available for individual purchase, so you can add an extra toy you’ve had your eye on to your next box or grab some treats from your favourite local businesses for your pupper to enjoy!

Our readers can enjoy 15% off subscription boxes or individual gift boxes using the code AUSDOGLOVER

RRP: $65.00 - $70.00 from

Peticular is a fantastic one-stop-shop to find unique gifts for dog lovers this Mother’s Day! 

This adorable Dirty Dog Kitchen Sponge Set from Fred is ready to get your dishes im-paw-sibly clean whilst having fun! RRP: $10.95

Sticky notes don’t have to be boring. Adopt the Dippy Dog Sticky Note Dispenser who will lovingly gaze up at you from your desk, whilst dispensing helpful notes! RRP: $14.95

For coffee lovers, this Dogs Before Coffee boxed mug from Annabel Trends reminds everyone that dogs rule! It comes presented in a beautiful box and makes a perfect gift for any crazy dog lover. RRP: $17.95

Bring a bit of style to the perennial gift of socks! These Pawsitive Vibes Only boxed socks make a lovely gift with a heartwarming quote inside. RRP $15.95

There are also cards, stationery, puzzles & games and more to cater for all states and budgets. Best of all, there’s free shipping on orders over $100

Shop now at  

Is mum a lover of all things fine, namely hounds and wines? Then a Grape to Glass private boutique wine tour around the Hunter Valley Wine country with her dog/s may be just the ticket to celebrate Mother’s Day!

Grape to Glass
are a family-run business that is fully accredited with Hunter Valley Wine & Tourism Association.  Tour guides are experienced, local wine lovers who will plan your tour and be with you the whole day.

All tours are 100% pet-friendly and can be customised for specific requirements (e.g. vegan, organic) or special occasions.

You’ll visit premium boutique wineries, breweries and distilleries with freebies and discounts such as chocolate and wine pairing, vineyard and gourmet picnic lunches and complimentary cheese platters! 
These 'Signature' Boutique Tours include all your tasting fees. 

$10 from every pet-friendly tour is proudly donated to Dog Rescue Newcastle.

RRP: from $109 pp (group of 6) - $189pp (for 2) at

Why not treat the whole family to a special week-end getaway including your dog/s? 

There are dog-friendly rooms at all Ovolo Hotels properties across Australia and unlike regular pet-friendly hotels that 'allow' dogs, Ovolo Hotels offer you an indulgent experience, complete with amenities (and treats!) to pamper you and your dog like a true VIP.

Each pet-friendly room (up to two 2 pets per room) is decked out with a plush dog bed, a no-mess eating and drinking mat, separate food and water bowls. Whilst mum tucks into her snacks, your V.I.Pooch can enjoy a designer ‘Doggy Bag’ full of drool-worthy dog toys, healthy dog snacks and handy poop bags to bring along on your walks, hikes and adventures all around town.

RRP: from $359.00/night (2 guests plus 1 or 2 dogs) at

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month and this book is a must have for any dog mum! Dr Alex Hynes is an emergency veterinarian and director at Animal Emergency Service in Brisbane.

This book offers simple, concise and helpful information on the most common emergency illnesses and injuries for dogs. 

Through her years of emergency experience, Dr Alex Hynes wants to share her knowledge with dog owners including symptoms to look for, potential causes of illnesses, prevention and support, how to perform CPR, how to transport your dog to the vets, as well as what to expect when you arrive at the hospital.

You'll learn the first steps in emergency care for your furry friends including: Why is my dog vomiting? What foods are toxic to dogs? How can I tell if my dog is in pain? and much more...

RRP: $29.95 at

Puppies are wonderful, but there is something truly special about an old dog. It’s the grey muzzle and salt-and-pepper eyebrows; the face that says ‘been there, sniffed that’. More than anything, it’s the lifetime of love, laughter and licks. 

Most dog lovers wish their four-legged friends could live forever, and yet senior canines are surrendered to shelters and rescue groups in heartbreakingly high numbers. But every day, all over the world, elderly dogs are doing incredible things.

Dogs like Maya, a rescue dog who pioneered the technique used to save koalas after the Black Summer bushfires. Or Haole, who continued working as a surf therapy dog while battling cancer, and eighteen-year-old Holly, who survived for days lost in the Australian Outback.   

From saving lives and breaking records to leading online movements and surviving against the odds, stately seniors are wringing every ounce of joy and adventure from their lives. 

Any dog mum will enjoy meeting these geriatric tail-waggers in Extraordinary Old Dogs, proving there’s plenty of life in the old dog yet! 

RRP: $34.99 from all good bookstores and online retailers

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