The role of dog parent is not always an easy job, but oh boy, is it entertaining. The random zoomies, the snugs, the pre-bathtime sass, the post-bath wiggles, the unique way each dog plays with their toys—you’d think your abs would form a six-pack with all the laughs dogs provide. That’s why, when you’re picking out Christmas gifts for dog lovers, you’d do best to look for something funny. That way, you know you’re speaking their language.
Dog parents understand the joy, the pain and the constant hilarity that occurs the moment we bring a new pup into our family. And since the holidays are all about celebrating family, it’s important that we celebrate each other, in all our dog-hair-covered glory. Here are some extraordinarily funny Christmas gifts for dog lovers they’re sure to get a kick out of.
Moodycards Dog Lovers Desktop Flipbook Memes
The shelf life of the average meme lasts about as long as the life of a fruit fly. Memes featuring dogs, on the other hand—those are eternally brilliant. Dog memes are like an instant mood boost. That’s just science.
That’s why this desktop meme flipbook from Moodycards is the perfect present for dog lovers. Its 20 pages are filled with memes to brighten their mood all year long. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving. Find the Moodycards Dog Lovers flipbook here.
"The World Does Revolve Around My Dog" Paw Magnet
If you’re in the market for Christmas gifts for the dog lovers in your office, look no further than this paw-shaped magnet from Magnetic Pedigrees. It says, “As a Matter of Fact the World Does Revolve Around My Dog,” which might be the most hilariously relatable thing all dog parents have in common. Find “The World Does Revolve Around My Dog” Magnetic Pedigrees magnet here.
Sock It To Me Man's Best Food Men's Crew Socks
There are few things in this world cuter than a Corgi, but one exception might be a Corgi holding a slice of pizza. And if you can’t give your favorite pet lover the real thing, these Corgi pizza socks from Sock It To Me will do! Can you even handle this level of cuteness? Me neither. Find Sock It To Me’s Man’s Best Food socks here.
“I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs”
If you say you’ve never wondered what your dog might be thinking, you’re lying. I would empty my 401(k) to get inside my pup’s mind and hear a few random thoughts. Luckily, I don’t have to drop that kind of cash, and neither do you! “I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs” written by Francesco Marciuliano is so brilliant and funny you’d think these poems truly were written by dogs. Find “I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs” here.
"It's All Fun and Games" Unisex Adult Short Sleeve T-Shirt
As dog parents, we all do our best to avoid any situation in which our fur babies end up in a cone of shame, because that’s just the worst. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, though, which is why this unisex adult T-shirt from Dog Is Good is such an important and hysterical staple in the wardrobe of a dog parent. Find Dog Is Good’s “It’s All Fun and Games” T-shirt here.
“William Wegman: Being Human”
Every time a dog dresses or acts like a human, the world seems just a little brighter, doesn’t it? That’s why William Wegman’s book “Being Human” is such a great present for dog lovers. Wegman’s photographs showcase Weimaraner dogs in bold attire and silly, human-like poses. It’s utterly delightful. Find William Wegman’s “Being Human” here.
Imagine This Company "Shed Happens" Magnet
If there’s one thing all dog parents understand, it’s the never-ending struggle to keep our clothes free of dog hair. Sometimes, it’s just not worth the hassle, and you leave the house covered in it, not caring what anyone thinks. For the dog moms and dads who can relate to this mindset, gift them the magnet that says, “Shed Happens,” because you know they’ll appreciate it. Find Imagine This Company’s “Shed Happens” magnet here.
Primitives By Kathy "Work For Dog" Box Sign
We graduate school. We get jobs. We work hard. We adopt a dog. We continue working hard … so we can adopt more dogs, right? This is just the life cycle for anyone who loves dogs. As a beautiful reminder of our top priorities, get this “I Work Hard So My Dog Can Have a Better Life” box sign from Primitives By Kathy as a gift for the dog parents in your life. They’ll love staring at it, thinking of all the reasons their pup deserves to live like royalty. Find the Primitives By Kathy “Work For Dog” sign here.
Our Name Is Mud "Dog Hair" Coffee Mug
It doesn’t matter how many lint rollers you own or how often you vacuum, dog hair will always be everywhere—including in your food and drinks. Pet parents know this. We’ve accepted this. And most of us have gone even further and have embraced this. That’s what this coffee mug from Our Name Is Mud—which reads, “Everything Tastes Better with Dog Hair In It”— celebrates. It’ll fit perfectly in the stocking of your favorite dog lover. Find the Our Name Is Mud “Dog Hair” mug here.
“Maddie on Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics”
Dogs do the darndest things. Take Maddie, for example. Maddie is an adorable Coonhound who ends up on top of horses, campers, bikes and tires, along with several other comical scenarios featured in this photo book, “Maddie on Things,” by her parent, photographer Theron Humphrey. It’s guaranteed to cause endless smiles. Find “Maddie on Things” by Theron Humphrey here.
Susquehanna Glass "It’s Not Really Drinking Alone If… The Dog Is Home" Stemless Wine Glass
Society has deemed drinking alcohol alone as a shameful act, but … define “alone.” This stemless wine glass from Susquehanna Glass that reads, “It’s Not Really Drinking Alone If … The Dog Is Home” is the perfect gift for pet lovers because it’s so hilariously relatable. After all, there’s no better company in the world (with or without a drink in hand) than your pup. Find the Susquehanna Glass “Drinking Alone” wine glass here.
The Mountain Big Face Pug Unisex Adult T-Shirt
The only thing better than wearing matching outfits with your pup is wearing a shirt with their face on it, am I right? This unisex pug t-shirt from The Mountain is equal parts adorable and terrifying, due to the realistic nature of the design, as well as the size of the Pug’s face on the shirt. Look into those beautiful brown eyes and you will get lost. Find The Mountain’s Big Face Pug shirt here.
While your Christmas list is packed with gifts for family members, and obviously tons of new toys for your pup, don’t forget to grab a few gifts for the pet lovers in your life. And get a little something’ for yourself, too. After all the times you’ve wiped poop from between your dog’s toes, you’ve earned it.