Fun Father’s Day Gifts for the #1 Dog Dad

With Father’s Day around the corner, you might be thinking of ways to show appreciation for the Dog Dad in your life. Check out our list of the most fun, stylish, and unique Father's Day gifts for Dog Dads who dedicate their time to every ball game, training session, and dog park play date.

1. BarkBox Subscription, $22/month+

fathers day dog toys

Dad will be delighted with a monthly subscription of BarkBox, which delivers two custom-designed toys, two full-size bags of yummy treats, and a meaty chew. Dads and pups will appreciate less time running to the store and more time for playing.

Why We Love it:

  • A package to look forward to opening every month
  • Customizable to suit your pup’s preferences
  • New, healthy snacks for your dog to try

Sign up for your BarkBox HERE.

2. Pet Boxer Shorts, $37.99+

guy wearing dog boxers

Fun undies are always a good Father's Day gift. Dog dad will be styling in these personalized boxer shorts of his best buddy. You can also print his favorite snack or two.

Why We Love it:

  • Personalize with dad's pup and favorite treats
  • A fun gift that will put a smile on dad's face
  • One of a kind

Get the boxer shorts HERE.

3. Billy Wolf Dog Dish, $15+

dog dish with wolf logo

How cool are these retro-style dog dishes? These enamel dishes were inspired by vintage milk pans. Dad will appreciate the classic style.

Why We Love it:

  • Works for food and water
  • Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning
  • Charming red trim ups the nostalgia

Get this bowl HERE.

4. Framed Father + Dog Photo, $39+


If you're a photographer or love taking photos as a hobby, a photo shoot of Dog Dad and his pup would be a perfect gift. Online services like Framebridge make printing and framing easy.

Why We Love it:

  • Use your photography skills to gift
  • Gives a whole new meaning to personalized
  • A keepsake Dog Dad can display in his home

Get this frame HERE.

5. Custom Tank, $39.99


Pop Your Pup lets you turn photos of your pet into works of pop art. They have over 18 products to customize. We think Dog Dad would appreciate a pop art T-shirt of his furry companion.

Why We Love it:

  • Fast turnaround time
  • Real-time previews
  • Unlimited edits to get the look just right

Get this shirt HERE.

6. Bark Pong Champion, $10

bark box beer pong toy

Most dads love a good game of pong. Now both dad and pup can play the old college game together.

Why We Love it:

  • A four-fer. (Yes, we just made up a word!) This toy is four in one.
  • Plush ping pong balls, perfect for fetch
  • Delightful crinkle in the solo cup

Get this toy HERE.

7. MuttMover Backpack, $118

dog inside a dog carrier backpack

If Dog Dad has a little one that is under 20 pounds, Timbuk2’s backpack is the perfect way for him to transport his dog around town.

Why We Love it:

  • Front panel zip allows your dog to easily step in and out of the backpack
  • Water-break ready with a folding water dish
  • Tarpaulin liner keeps your pup cool and is easy to clean

Get this backpack HERE.

8. Studio Sweatshirt, $40

prismatic dog sweatshirt

We admire organizations that help support pet adoption. Found My Animal’s new line of studio sweatshirts are stylish and help shelter animals.

Why We Love it:

  • Has sizes from XS to XL
  • Made from soft, lightweight French terry
  • Comes in bright, hand-dyed prints or classic black

Get this sweatshirt HERE.

9. Custom Print Plush Throw, $88

BeanGoods specializes in dachshund goods, but this plush blanket can be created with a photo of any pup. What better way for dad to relax than with a soft blanket covered with headshots of his best friend?

Why We Love it:

  • It's personalized
  • Made from soft, polyester fleece material
  • Machine washable

Get this throw HERE.

10. The Dogist T-shirt, $28

dogist tshirt logo

We are fans of Elias’s work and love that each t-shirt purchase goes towards feeding a dog in a shelter. Now, dad can look stylish and feel good about supporting a worthy cause.

Why We Love it:

  • The t-shirt is unisex
  • Proceeds goes towards helping animals in need
  • Clean, simple design

Get this t-shirt HERE.

11. PupRug Faux Fur Memory Foam Bed, $119

dog on furry rug bed

This faux fur memory foam bed will blend in perfectly with the rest of dog dad’s furniture and function as the softest naptime spot for his pup.

Why We Love it:

  • Faux fur cover is removable and washable
  • Designed to help with joint pain
  • The memory foam base is made to last for 10 years

Get this bed HERE.

12. BARK Money Stack Dog Toy, $7.99

bark box money stack toy

What better way to gift dad than with a stack of bills? Granted these are plush dollar bills, but he’ll totally get the gesture.

Why We Love it:

  • Contains a squeaker and crazy crinkle
  • Great for photo ops
  • Good bounce for hours of play

Get this toy HERE.

13. Hamilton Dog Bandana, $35

dog wearing chambray bandana

What dad doesn’t look good in chambray? Now his pup can match his style with this dapper dog bandana.

Why We Love it:

  • Made of lightweight, woven fabric
  • Is a limited edition, so your pup's style will be extra special
  • A percentage of proceeds goes towards an animal shelter each month

Get this bandana HERE.

14. Mickey Mouse Rope Toy, $18

black mickey rope toy

If Dog Dad is a fan of Mickey Mouse, this beautifully designed rope toy of the great American icon would make a great Father’s Day gift.

Why We Love it:

  • Stylish, minimal design
  • Made in celebration of Mickey’s 90th anniversary
  • Instantly recognizable iconic shape

Get this toy HERE.

15. Doggie Day Trip, $80+


For dads and dogs who live in big cities like New York or Los Angeles, sometimes it can be tough to get out in the wilderness. Organizations like Doggie Day Trips and the Dog Hiking Club take pups on group hikes. A hiking field trip for dad's pup would make a great gift.

Why We Love it:

  • Photos are a huge part of the fun. Dog Dad will get to see epic photos of his pup on an adventure.
  • A great solution for boarding and exercise.
  • An effective way to socialize the pup with other canines

Get this experience HERE.

16. Chicken Strips Tube, $16.99

chicken strips snack tube

These tasty treats are the perfect distraction for the pup when dad needs a little me-time.

Why We Love it:

  • Made of 100% chicken breast
  • Is hand stripped
  • Great, classic packaging

Get this treat HERE.

17. BARK + Shake Shack Frenchie Fries Dog Toy, $6

dog playing with shake shack toy

If you know a dog dad who loves his burgers and fries, this toy will be sure to put a smile on his face (and probably a craving in his stomach).

Why We Love it:

  • Stuffed with crazy crinkle that your pup will love chewing on
  • Soft corduroy fabric fries
  • Easy to spot clean

Get this toy HERE.

18. Anorak Raincoat, $64+

dog wearing blue anorak

Another great gift for the adventurous dad and dog duo. How classy is this tartan anorak?

Why We Love it:

  • Nylon repels wind and rain
  • Harness hole opening for easy leash attachment
  • Velcro closures make this easy to put on and off the pup

Get this coat HERE.

19. Pet-tecture: Design for Pets Book, $24.95

photo of pet architecture book

A beautiful coffee table book for Dog Dads who are serious about design.

Why We Love it:

  • Features work by some of the biggest names in global architecture
  • Has 250 amazing illustrations
  • A great conversation piece

Get this book HERE.

20. Nuzzles Bite-sized Cookies, $11.99

dog snacks

Great training cookies with an even better name. These duck and cherry snacks will be a great tool for Dog Dads who are teaching their pup their next trick.

Why We Love it:

  • No by-products or preservatives
  • Corn, wheat, and soy free
  • Appropriate for all life stages

Get this treat HERE.

21. BarkBox Orthopedic Bed, $41.78

For the Dog Dad who’s looking to replace an old crate bed, our orthopedic memory foam dog bed will provide the support his pet needs.


Why We Love it:

  • Made with a combination of ergonomic memory foam and gel foam
  • Fleece top layer is machine washable
  • The 1-year warranty

Get this bed HERE.

22. Leash Doc, $77.95

leash docs on a wall

This stylish leash doc beats throwing the leash on the kitchen counter or leaving it in the hall. This doc made from solid red oak will compliment any hallway.

Why We Love it:

  • Uses eco-friendly, nontoxic paint
  • Templates will walk you through easy installation
  • Aluminum pin keeps your leash tidy and easy to hang. The doc also works for coats, keys, and other hallway essentials.

Get this leash doc HERE.

23. Hound Wallpaper, $3.25/ft2

dog illustration wallpaper

This fun wallpaper will instantly upgrade any room. It comes in five great, poppy colors.

Why We Love it:

  • Features a wide range of dogs from bulldogs to labs
  • Comes in three different paper weights to suit your needs
  • They offer a range of customization options

Get this wallpaper HERE.

24. Fable Waste Bag Holder, $35

black waste bag holder

Picking up poop is just one of the many dad duties all canine fathers do to show their love. Dog Dad can now look good while doing it with these sleek, leather waste bag holders.

Why We Love it:

  • Made of Italian leather
  • Lightweight
  • Design is “Scandinavian cool meets U.S. utilitarianism”

Get this waste bag holder HERE.

25. Chicago Hot Dog Snack, $4.99

hotdog dog treats

We love this tribute to one of our favorite windy city eats. Each bag supports a Chicago animal rescue.

Why We Love it:

  • Made with real beef
  • Comes in a resealable bag
  • Wheat, soy, and corn-free

Get this treat HERE.

26. Footprints Doormat, $28


This playful doormat lets all visitors know this is a human and dog household.

Why We Love it:

  • Recalls the fun adventures dad goes on with his pup
  • A good quality mat made of 100% coir
  • Fun and cheerful

Get this mat HERE.

27. Herringbone Dog Blanket, $70

red herringbone dog blanket

A gorgeous Sherpa fleece blanket that dad can toss into the car, crate, or couch.

Why We Love it:

  • Beautiful herringbone design
  • Rich burgundy color
  • Perfect for keeping warm during cool nights

Get this blanket HERE.

28. BarkBox Funny Poop Bags, $10.99


Help make the poop pickup errand more fun with these hilarious waste bags.

Why We Love it:

  • 100% biodegradable
  • Leak-proof guarantee
  • Will give Dog Dad a reason to smile during doodie duty

Get these waste bags HERE.

29. Ruff Guide to the United States, $24.42


Bring Fido is a great resource for figuring out dog-friendly places for travel. This guide will make trips easier for Dog Dad.

Why We Love it:

  • Provides a trove of options for beautiful outdoor places to visit with your pup
  • Spots include dog-inspired landmarks
  • It provides options for the entire U.S.

Get this book HERE.

30. Wild Pup Adventure, $59+


Wild Pup Adventure specializes in vigorous, off-leash outdoor adventures that will satisfy even the most high-energy dogs. Activities include 9-17 mile beach runs, river walks, and even backpacking trips.

Why We Love it:

  • A variety of adventures from day trips to what they call "adventure boarding" over several days
  • Amazing photos
  • Combines multiple activities: swimming, fetching, hiking, wrestling

Get the adventure options HERE.

Any of these gifts are a great gesture to show dad he’s #1. Happy Father’s Day to all the Dog Dads!

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