He picks up the poop, gives them baths and even walks them two miles in the rain. Dog dads are a special breed and they deserve recognition. This Father’s Day, give them a gift that shows how much you appreciate them for every time they clean up the dog’s accidents in the house and for those midnight trips to the vet. There’s a gift for every budget on this list of cool gifts for Dog Dads:
#1 – Front Pocket Metro Sling
This is perfect for the dog dad on the go. It’s lightweight and holds your iPhone 6+, treats, wallet, poop bags, etc. It’s great for hikes or trips to the local coffee shop. http://www.regogear.com/
#2 – My Beer Cozy
This beer cozy, “In Dog Beers, I’ve ONLY Had ONE!” is an inexpensive gift that’s sure to make your dog dad laugh every time he uses it. www.mybeercozy.com
#3 – Sip Coffee & Pet My Dog Mug
This fun mug is a perfect gift for a dog dad that loves coffee almost as much as he loves his dog! www.iHeartDogs.com
#4 – Make Your Own Dog Treats Cookbook
This cookbook by Gail Forsyth is 130 pages, containing 35 recipes and 75 breed template cut out, and is only $9.95. It’s perfect for the dog dad that loves to cook. www.Amazon.com
#5 – Doggie Boxers
Just the thing for a dog-crazy day, these P.J. Salvage boxers have the company’s official mascot (Lily the Frenchie) on them. They also have a style in Denim for every day wear.
#6 – DOGS Shirt
If you get him Boxers, he’s gonna need a shirt to go with them and this one is IT. It sums up a dog lover’s opinion in one true statement. Can also be purchased as a hoodie. Purchase feeds shelter dogs! www.iheartdogs.com
#7 – Toilet Dog Water Dish
What do you give the dog dad who has everything and a sense of humor? How about this gag gift! Nothing like a mini toilet for your dog to drink out of – it’s even made of ceramic just like the real one. www.AlwaysFits.com.
#8 – Matching Clothes
This gift is for the confident dog dad owner – a matching outfit for him and his four-legged best friend. You can chose from hoodies and logos for your dad and dog. 3 percent of the profits go to the Los Angeles Animal Rescue. www.pawclawset.com/
#9 – Personalized Photo Notepad
This fun notepad is perfect for the dog dad who works in an office. Anytime he has to write a note, he can see the picture of his beloved dog! www.thestationerystudio.com
#10 – Air Angel
If allergies are bugging your dog dad, than this just might be the best Father’s Day gift you could give. It’s a compact, mobile unit that destroys 99% of allergens, odors and germs in a room up to 250 square feet – perfect for an office space! www.airoasis.com/airangel.
#11 – Dog Breed Sign
This sign is perfect for dads – it allows them to show off their breed pride in a “manly” way. Custom made to order, they can do any breed–even your lovable mixed breed! www.RedBeardLabs.com.
#12 – POP Your Pup Shirt
These shirts are really COOL! Choose your shirt type, upload an image of your dog and they will “POP your pup!” Any dog Dad would love one of these shirts. www.PopYourPup.com.
#13 – Retriever Bow Tie
If your dad is a bow-tie fan, than he needs this one to add to his collection. A snappy red with cute yellow, black and chocolate labs all over it – what could be cuter? www.BeautiesLTD.com.
#14 – iNLET
For the dog-loving Dad with lots of electronics, San Francisco based LivingPlug created the energy efficient iNLET which allows for more plugs in a standard outlet plus USB port and it comes with a great selection of dog covers by famed artist Mark Ulrikson. www.LivingPlug.com
#15 – Survival Paracord Bracelet
Many men enjoy wearing accessories that are fashionable and others may wear them if it serves a purpose. Well, this bracelet covers both types of dog-dads. Paracord bracelets are very trendy right now AND it acts as a survival item in case of emergencies. How? You can unravel it and use it to as a dog leash, rope, to tie a boat, a shoelace…the possibilities are almost limitless. www.jewelsforhope.net.
#16 – Hair of the Dog Personalized Pint Glass
This a great gift for the beer drinking dog dad – an engraved, personalized beer glass with the “Hair of the Dog” design. They are made to order, and they have a pint glass version, plus a large, sturdy glass mug. www.homewetbar.com.
#17 – Silver Pet Prints
This is the pawfect gift for any dog dad. Have their beloved dog’s paw print put on a fine silver key ring or cufflinks and he can take a piece of his best friend with him where ever he goes. www.silverpetprints.com.
#18 – Design A Tea
Looking for something unique? This company allows you to create your own tea blend and then name it and design the label with names/sayings and pictures. So, create your dog dad his own blend of tea and name if after his dog, favorite breed or something funny like “Doggy Biscuit Blend.” We are sure any tea drinking dog dad will love this one-of-a-kind gift. www.designatea.com.
#19 – Wake Up Mug
This fun mug is great for the guy whose morning is always good so long as his dog is there to greet him. As an added bonus, just a single purchase feeds 5 shelter dogs! www.iHeartDogs.com
#20 – Liberty Wristband
This is perfect for the dog dad that is always juggling five things at once–including the dog! The Liberty Wristband is a hands-free dog walking device invented by a retired navy veteran who is currently living in a VA shelter with his rescue dog Henry. He made the device for himself, inspired by Henry who would always pull the leash out of his hand and everyone would stop him and ask where they could get one. You wear it on your wrist and it’s super-secure with a quick-release mechanism if you need to detach your dog. www.libertywristband.com/