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2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Dog Lovers

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Dog Lovers

. 8 min read

With gatherings happening much more than last year, there's a lot to celebrate this time of year. If your to do list is getting long and you're feeling ovewhelmed by the long list of presents you need to buy, have no fear, Ollie is here to help. We've made a list of our best gift ideas for every pup and the people who love them no matter their interests and your budget - there's something on the list for everyone!

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For ones who think every day is no bones day

For the pups (and their parents) who wish every day was no bones day, we recommend the coziest sleepwear, bedding and blankets so they can practice their good self care. Our pics for this year include...

Animals Matter Ali Jewel Puff & Cozy Waterproof Blanket

Let your pup relax into Animals Matter’s Ali Jewel Puff. It’s available in a variety of sizes and colors to suit anyone’s taste and decor. If you companion is on the older (or younger) side and accidents are a concern add this cozy waterproof blanket to make no bones days more comfortable while protecting your furniture.

CB2 Faux fur channel throw in oat

While this throw blanket is really for the humans, we can’t blame the dog for stealing it. The ultra soft faux fur makes this the perfect blanket to curl up together on the couch for a holiday movie marathon.

Printfresh flannel pajamas in Bagheera Flannel

Printfresh’s first foray into flannel is a great gift for the pet parent in your life. These warm and cozy pajamas are beautiful enough to be seen on those early (or not so early - hey, it’s the holiday season) dog walks.

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For the ones with the boundless energy

For those high energy pups (and their parents) gifts that engage their brains and bodies and support their needs on the go are gonna be your best bet. We suggest...

Mark & Graham Color Block Canvas Dog Tote

For the one who wants to carry their pup in style, this dog tote comes with an interior leash to secure an adventurous pup and a removable liner to keep them comfortable on the go. For total personalization, add their pup's name to the front.

Wild One Airline Compliant Pet Carrier

For the jet setting duo who prefers to take their adventures to the sky (or even a train) consider the Wild One Airline Compliant Pet Carrier. Available in three colors including a festive spruce this pet carrier will keep their pup safe in style! The bag also opens into a pup cabanna with an interior mat to help them relax on the road. Note that this carrier is best for pets under 16 pounds.

The North Face Shellista IV tall boot

These boots will keep their feet warm and cozy for all the best wintertime outdoor adventures. Whether they prefer to hit the trails or the hot chocolate stall at the winter market, they'll do so with warm and dry feet!

DogPACER Dog Treadmill

If the weather is too severe for adequate outdoor exercise, try the DogPacer Treadmill. It will keep your pup safe and engaged while they get in a workout. Just remember to have them check in with the vet before starting a new exercise program!

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For the ones who like to hang in the kitchen

Since food is what we do, these pups and their humans have a special place in our hearts! For those who love to eat, drink, and cook, try...

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Ollie Subscription

For the pup in your life who loves a good meal, we may be biased but we suggest getting a subscription to Ollie. Have specially tailored meals delivered right to their door so all they have to do is defrost and chow down! Our human-grade ingredients will keep your pup happy and healthy all year long!

West Elm Meri Meri cookie platter

Whether you’re leaving ‘em for Santa or making pupcakes, you can serve them on this stylish and festive platter featuring a dachshund! Gift this plate covered in treats for the hostess of your holiday party (and their pup) or cover in dog treats and make a dog's day.

Treat jars filled with Chicken Hearts and Plato’s Hundr’s Crunch

Stock up some treat jars filled with treats made from Ollie appoved ingredients. We're loving these stylish and very modern glass treat jars from CB2 and some chicken hearts (you know we love us some organ meat), and Hundr's crunch fish jerky fingers from Plato for a healthy dose of those omega-3s.

French Macarons for both human and canine palettes

For the pup that has a taste for the finer things in life, consier a box of these French Macaron (yes, really they are for dogs we promise)! And for their human companion, we recommend this fun filled box of treats from Dana's Bakery.

Custom Dog Charcuterie board

Whether you're planning to fill the board with Charcuterie or Barkuterie, this tray is the perfect gift for the dog lover (or dog) in your life. You can give it on it's own or with a beautiful knife set for the two legged recipient (we shouln't have to remind you, no knives for the pups).

Nespresso Vertuo Next in Luxury With Aeroccino Frother

For the pet parent who loves a good latte but has no time to fuss in the moring the Nespresso Vertuo heats up in under :30 and with the Aeroccino frother warming and steaming milk is a breeze. They’ll be able to enjoy a handcrafted holiday beverage in under 2 minutes!

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For the ones who are on the nice list

Need the perfect gift for the one who is always on the nice list? We rounded up some of the most fun toys to reward them for being good boys and girls!

Zippypaws Holiday Advent Calendar (12 toys)

For the pup who can never get enough toys, how about a full dozen. Make the lead up to the big day extra special with this Advent calendar packed with a dozen fun toys!

Personalized If My Pet Could Talk Book

For the young reader on your list, consider a book about their very own pet. Kids will love to read a story about their own dog (or even a cat). Send off your pet's name when you order this book and you'll get back a delightful story all about them!

P.L.A.Y Wobble Ball 2.0

Add a little holiday spice to your dog's enrichment toy lineup with this fun wobble ball! Want some extra festive flair? Fill it with holiday flavored treats like sugar cookie or ginger bread (note: Don't give pups real sugar cookies or gingerbread men as they have way too much sugar!)

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For the ones who love to dress up

For the pup and their humans who never leave the house without color coordinating, we rounded up a few presents to help them keep up with the latest trends.

The Foggy Dog Tartan Plaid Lady Bow Collar

For the lovely lady who wants the most festive holiday plaid, thisfeminine bow adds a pop of color. Pop this collar on for the family Christmas photo and your pup will look like she's right out of a magazine!

The Foggy Dog Mossy Plaid wear set

Not feeling the red? The Mossy Plaid wear set might be more their speed! Still festive for the holidays, but wearable for all of those winter walks.

Pajamagram matching pajamas in Grinch

Curling up for a movie marathon? Give them the gift of matching pajamas! With sets for everyone in the family, they can ditch the sweats and Netflix and chill in style.

Canada Pooch polar pom hat

Headed out for some winter fun? Make sure your dog has a stylish hat like the Canada Pooch polar pom! Available in two colors to match most any sweater or other winter accessories.

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For the ones celebrating Hanukkah

With Hanukkah falling super early this year (or at least feeling that way), you might still need to grab a gift for someone who is celebrating. With some great options for the pups and their parents, here are some of our favorite Hanukkah gifts this year.

Frisco Holiday Hanukkah feast

These fun Hanukkah themed toys will keep them entertained for all 8 nights. If you have a new puppy and you're teaching them about the great miracle, these are just the toys to help you illustrate the story!

Tribe Face Customizable Hanukkah socks

Put their pup's face on a pair of holiday appropriate socks. Send a pic of their pup's face and the designers at Tribe will crop, adjust the lighting and set up a pair of custom socks they can rock when they light the candles.

Zippypaws 8 Nights of Hanukkah

For the toy loving pup, try this gift set that has a present for each night (without breaking the bank). With an apporopriately themed toy for each night, their pup can participate in all of the festivities.

Williams-Sonoma Hanukkah Blue Mosaic Platter

Whether they're serving human or pet treats, this stylish and elegant platter will serve them at Hanukkah year after year. With bold blue and elegant gold accents, it can be used for Jewish holidays all year round.

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The Ollie Team's Picks This Year

Need a little more inspiration? Here's what members of the Ollie team and their pets are giving (or wishing for this year):

"All dogs who are snarfers when they eat deserve a personalized slow feeder bowl! They're on various Etsy stores or this website." - Bridget Meadows, Head of Food

"This "f-bomb" is my gift to my doggy friends. It's adorable and a fun way to pay homage to an eventful pandemic world."- Alex Reymann, Canine Care

"I would love more puzzles to help stimulate my pupper's mind! He's figured out the easier ones, so it's time for something more advanced." - Amy Cheong, Paid Social Manager

"I have this couch protecting blanket on my wish list. My dog loves to be where the people are and has no interest in dog beds or crates. We love that she loves to snuggle and protect us, but someone's got to protect our sofa from her!" - Emily Purcell, Copywriter

"Seriously, IDK WHY, but every dog i have ever met LOVES this lambchop toy." -Sonia Dueñas, Affiliate Marketing Manager

However you're celebrating the holiday season this year, all of us at Ollie wish you a happy and healthy holiday season filled with family, delicious foods, and lots of joy!

The Ollie blog is devoted to helping pet parents lead healthier lives with their pups. If you want to learn more about our fresh, human-grade food, check out MyOllie.com.