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Gift Guide: Dog Lover Items

My Heart Beats Dog®, does yours? Do you know someone who is a dog lover to his or her very core? Maybe you are a dog lover of the highest order (if you are, you are in good company here). Why not treat yourself and/or the dog lover in your life with some clever gift giving?

One of the most fun aspects of being a dog journalist is discovering new items for dog lovers. One of the coolest things about being a dog parent is embracing the “every day is like Christmas Day” mantra that dogs exude 24/7/365. Here are 25 dog lover items to make gift giving, early holiday shopping, or gift yourself ‘just because’ moments a little easier. Ooooh, and none of these items will break the bank! Celebrate!

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Dog lover items

1 Expandable 13-Pocket Handbag Insert Cosmetic Bag Organizer: Under $12: Combine your love of dogs with the perfect sized pouch to hold your cell phone, cosmetics, credit cards, keys, doggie poop bags, treats, and more. Great for inside a purse or an overnight tote.

2 Willow Tree Angel of Friendship Figurine: Under $20: We own this one in the larger and smaller versions and it is so precious. For anyone who loves dogs, this 5” tall figurine celebrates the human-dog bond.

3 Dog Paw Necklace in Sterling Silver with Gemstones: Under $30: Both the dog paw pendant and the snake chain are solid .925 sterling silver. The stones are genuine turquoise that have been color enhanced. A premium quality necklace for that special dog lover.

4 Set of Three Dog lovers Sterling Silver Earrings with Crystals: Under $25: These are adorable stud earrings, perfect for a second or third piercing or as the main attraction in the ear. For three pair, this is a bargain and a dog lover stocking stuffer!

5 Sydney Love Dogs & Cats Convertible Weekender Carry-On Bag: Under $60: There isn’t much in the Sydney Love collection that this dog lover does not own. If it’s dog themed, we’ve got it. This bag travels with me extensively, I’ve taken it on a plane, for weekend trips, and I use it for my dog’s essentials, too. It is 100 percent nylon and a perfect size!

6 Keaza Women’s Dog Cotton Socks: Set of 5 With Cute Box: Under $15: Soft, breathable, moisture wicking, odor fighting, totes adorbs dog socks: These are the socks that get dog lovers noticed. Five pairs for this price is a steal!

7 Dog is Good Welcome Diversity Magnet: Under $10: UV coated magnet that is perfectly sized at 4” x 6” and embraces all dogs: From small to tall. Cute for your file cabinet, refrigerator, at work or home.

8 Simply Charmed Magnetic Dog Wine Charms or Glass Markers: Under $20: Dogs and wine: Life is good! These wine glass charms are perfect for birthday gifts, hostess gifts, housewarming presents, thank you gifts or just because you love giving a unique wine gift to a dog lover.

9 Woof Vertical Photo Frames: Under $25: What dog lover do you know who does not have like 10 bazillion photos of their dog(s)? Black finish on a wood frame with silver lettering makes this item a stand out. Check out the text on each. Fits 4” x 6” images.

10 Woof Photo Album (holds 80 pics): Under $12: For dog lovers of the highest order, this is a cute album to go with the above Woof frame. Fill it with pictures or let the recipient woof it up with his or her dog photos. Holds 4 x 6 images.

Dog lover items

11 Dog Pens: Pack of 8: Under $10: Black ink color, a variety of dog designs, gel pens to sketch, color, write, journal about your dog. Nice in stockings, even better on your desk, in a purse, on the go.

12 Scotch Dog Tape Dispenser: Under $15:  Sticking to the office theme, this refillable tape dispenser is great for home or office.

13 Life is Better With a Dog Notepad: Under $7: This adorable note pad has 75 sheets and the enclosure is magnetic. Note pad size is 3” x 4” and great to drop in that tote bag above.

14 Shabby Chic Perpetual Dog Wooden Desk Calendar: Under $30: Featuring interchangeable blocks and dates, idea dog lover gift for home or office. Three color choices.

15 Love My Dog Artisan Hand Painted Wine Glass: Under $20: Lolita glass in a gift box, this wine glass features a unique cocktail recipe under its base. Hand wash, 15 ounces, gorgeous!

16 Dog Lover Cotton Apron: Under $20: We own it, we love it, we get compliments galore. I can’t bake worth a lick, but I can look good burning things! Designed by Ulster Weaver, stylish, 100 percent cotton, one size fits most

17 Set of Three Dog Themed Cookie Cutters: Under $10: Decorate and suit to any occasion, whether biscuits for your dogs or for cookies for your family, three cute cookie cutters under $10 bucks is a steal.

18 Custom Dog Breed Rolling Pin: Under $35: Etsy at its finest, dog lovers unite! Made of wood and beech woof, ships worldwide from Poland. Handmade so you can make cookies in your favorite dog breed!

19 Funny Dog Wall Art: $10+ : In our house, we pretend to talk like the dog. Admit it, you or someone you know does it, too. That sentiment is what captured our eye on this dog wall art. Choose your size and style, plain or matted.

Dog lover items

20 I Work Hard to My Dog Doesn’t Have To Wooden Sign: $10: This says it all, and we proudly display this in our home office.

21 Allisandro Soft Warm Fleece Throw Blanket: Under $15: Paw prints and warmth: One for you, one for the dog, or share it like we do. Machine washable, dries fast, use it year round. Make a cuddle puddle!

22 The Twelve Dogs of Christmas Novel: Under $15: What’s Christmas without a good dog-themed mystery? Get in the holiday spirit year-round with this 5-star reviewed novel from David Rosenfelt. Available in Kindle or print.

23 Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial: You guys, I love Prime so much, if I had a tail, I’d be wagging it right now. There are a ton of benefits to being an Amazon Prime member. Fast and free shipping on over 50 million eligible items is a start. It pays for itself and we love it! Snag a free 30-day trial to see for yourself.

24 My Heart Beats Dog Ornament: Under $5: We display ours year-round. Deck the halls with boughs of dog loving sentiments! This heart-shaped ornament displays the ultimate dog lover expression, “My Heart Beats Dog.” Heart-shaped, shatterproof, satin-finished, and durable. Ornament is perfectly gift boxed as a present or to store for yourself year after year. A must-have for any dog lover to decorate their tree.

25 My Heart Beats Dog Circle Logo Shirt: Under $15: A sweet style that reveals the eternal circle of love for dogs. My Heart Beats Dog is the ultimate quote for dog lovers. Wear this t-shirt to show the world just how much you love dogs!




Winners are:

Erin Altman

Aimee Gertsch

Kathy Kovacs

Because our birthday is on December 25th and because we love Christmas so much, we are passing on the celebration to you! Giveaway closes 07/31 at 11:59 pm EDT.

Three lucky winners have the opportunity to win a dog lover surprise!

Contest Rules here (18 and older, USA only, please)

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  1. One word! I can’t do one word! I can do two words! Unconditional Love! Best Friend! I guess one word could be Love. Too hard! LOL!

  2. Life ( because life is full of love, excitement, energy,and that’s what dogs do, they bring life to us )

  3. I have three rescued Treeing Walker Coonhounds (three rescued cats, too). To me, dogs are love, life, and laughter. I’ll be honest, there are days I wouldn’t get out of bed except for my dogs (and other days I would stay in bed a little longer for more cuddles with them).

  4. Just an fyi – right now, the rafflecopter is not accepting my blog post comment which means I can’t do any other entries since not seeing them yet.. Will check back after you approve my comment.

    1. Hmmm okay try again – we checked and it is working. If you comment below with one word to describe what dogs mean to you, you are entered, Kim. TY!

      1. I was able to get one entry to work. The facebook and newsletter option on the form won’t let me click on them to submit.

  5. my doggies are about the only things that keep me going! they are always so happy to see me, so loving and sweet!!

  6. In one word? Dogs mean LOVE. You have some really unique items here! What a great roundup of products for dog lovers.
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

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