Bringing a new dog home is a HUGE occasion! Pawrents-to-be are certain to have butterflies in their bellies, but being prepared helps ease everyone’s nerves. Lend a helping paw to your expecting friend (or treat YOUR new fuzzball!) with these awesome gifts.
1. BarkBox,From $35
For the human who doesn’t know what her pup likes yet, a monthly box of assorted goodies takes away the guesswork. AND you can pick up a favorite item separately at the BarkShop!
2. Hugo’s Hot Cocoa,$14
Just in case he doesn’t already know it, tell your dog à la #1 Dad-mug-style that he’s the best of the best.
3. No Stink Chevron Collar, From $24
Waterproof and completely protected against dog-stink! This collar can be used and abused and stand the test of time (and smell).
4. Funston Leash, From $20
This tough leash is impervious to weather, but it’s still comfy to hold no matter how hard Fido tugs. Plus, all the other humans will be super jealous.
5. All Weather Jacket, From $45
No one likes walkies in the rain, but neither of you has to come back soaked! The sidewalk is your RUNWAY.
6. Park Pouch & Waste Bag Combo, $10
Never be caught without a supply of poop bags! Made from recycled materials, these bags & their holder are practical and environmentally friendly.
7. Dog Mop, $12
Wet dogs happen, so be prepared! This super-absorbent mop/towel is great to have in a pinch—keep one in your car for soggy emergencies!
Moving to a new home can require some settling-in for pups. Skip the blanket thrown over a crate and give your best bud a cozy place to decompress.
9. Splash Bowl, $24
Let your pup eat like she’s in a 5-star restaurant, even on the kitchen floor.
10. Heather Bench Seat Cover, $50
Trips to the dog park, vet, or anywhere else might mean dog hair & paw prints if not for this hero—the seat cover!
11. IQ Treat Ball, From $7
Keep busy brains working! Giving a dog of any age a job to do helps relieve restlessness, AND they get yummy treats!
12. Sniffy Pop! Pupcorn Treat Tin, $22
Lamb, bison, & duck treats (perfectly sized for treat toys!) + an adorable reusable treat tin covered in puppy doodles = no brainer!
13. Pawz Dog Boots, From $12
Tough rubber keeps your dog’s tootsies protected and dry outside, and your floors dirt-free when you take them off.
14. Farm to Table Scraps Bag, $16
Find out just what your nut goes nuts for! 5 (or 10) delicious chews come in a cute, reusable bag, all made in the USA.
15. Personalized Copper Bone Dog Tag, $12
Make sure your dog always finds his way back to you—you can even ask the seller to “write” that your dog is microchipped!
16. I Want To Pet All The Dogs Tote, $22
Stash your poop bags, tennis balls, and dog mop in this bag for a stress-free trip to the park.
17. Organic Oscar Oatmeal Shampoo (And Other Scents!), From $11
Important rule for new pup owners: don’t use your own shampoo during baths! The chemicals in our products can cause itchiness and irritation for dogs’ skin—an organic, made-for-dogs shampoo is the way to go. Especially in this cute bottle!
18. Cotton Canvas Toy Bin (Blue), $34
Organization is key when your home is overflowing with toys! We spoil our pups because they deserve it, and we can store them in style, too.