18 Gnarly Gifts For Outdoorsy Dog Dads

Written by: Dina Fantegrossi

December 7, 2015

It can be tough to find a great gift for an outdoorsy guy. After all, how do you wrap up the perfect wave or an epic adventure? Lucky for you, the dude on your list also happens to have a serious bromance brewing with his pooch. The following 22 items are fun, functional, and just plain cool. Perfect for dog dads with a wicked case of wanderlust.

1. Camping Buddy Tee Shirt, $23.80

When a dude takes to the forest to get in touch with his Thoreau side, a trusty dog sidekick is the only companionship he needs.


2. Born To Paddle Print, $22

On the rare occasion when your outdoorsy dude is actually indoors, this print will remind him of his wandering days with his favorite pup paddler.


3. Handmade Nautical Dog Bed, $89.99

Handmade in your choice of a variety of lovely nautically inspired fabrics. Dog dads will love watching their favorite pooch drift off to sleep in style.

naut petbed

4. Nomad Travel Bowls, $25

These slim food and water bowls are perfect for any outdoor adventure. The best part is they zip together into a slim disk that’s pupfect for packing light.

Ruby Nomad Travel Bowls

5. Hand Stamped Leather Cuff Bracelet, $22.99

These sporty cuffs are rugged enough to take whatever your hiking, biking, fishing, boating, or camping fella can dish out.


6. Disc Demon Collar, $18

Does your dude live to play ultimate frisbee with his best friend? Now he can show off his disc demon daddy pride!


7. 3-In-1 Hands Free Reflective Leash, $45

This leash is long enough to be secured around your waist for a hands-free walk and has a built-in short leash for training.


8. Raised Surfboard Feeding Station, $70

Super gnarly surfboard feeding station is perfect for pups that need to eat from elevated bowls, and dads who live to surf.


9. S’Mores Dog Collar, $13.50

This hand stitched dog collar will remind the outdoorsy dude on your list of the best part about camping- the S’mores!


10. Ski Guru Tee, $29.74

Does your guy love winter sports? Then he’s sure to get a kick out of this ski bum Labrador tee.


11. Adventure Dog First Aid Kit, $24.99

It’s always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to the great outdoors. Along with all the adventure our dogs find in nature, there are also some dangers. Make sure your guy is prepared to treat his pup if nature attacks.


12. Breed Boat Club Print, $29

Sailing pawrents love to cruise the open seas with their dogs on deck. Commemorate the year he christened his boat, or when his first mate joined the family with one of these breed boat club prints for his home or office. Request any breed and color scheme!


13. Fabdog Quilted Shearling Jacket, $44

Keep your dog warm during any outing with this quilted jacket.

quilted jacket

14. Run Your Dog Tee, $20

It’s the fitness obsessed dog dad’s way of saying, “Just do it!”


15. Orange Rope Leash, $62

Bungee jumpers and rock climbers will appreciate this super sturdy rope lead with a story. Made in Brooklyn from nautical rope, leather and brass, then stamped with the word “Found” to honor the journey that led your guy’s pup into his life.

orange lead

16. All Weather Dog Jacket, $45

Don’t let this stylish jacket fool you, it’s certainly not meant for a fashion show. With a fleece lining and Neoprene outer, the dog dad on your list can rest assured that his best friend will stay warm and dry no matter what weather their adventures take them through.


17. Gone Fishing Leash Rack, $24.65

Do you have a fish fanatic dog dad on your Holiday gift list? This hand made coat rack/lead hanger is perfect for airing out wet, fishy smelling clothes – his and the dog’s!


18. Ski Dog Customizable Print, $25

Customize this print with his pup’s name and hometown (or favorite ski getaway).


Featured Image via @calicameraface

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Written by: Dina Fantegrossi

December 7, 2015

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