Gift Guide for Dog Parents - IMBOLDN
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As we look ahead to the quickly approaching holidays, we can’t forget the dog lovers on our lists. We all have that friend (or friends) whose dogs are considered their children. Therefore, we need to search out presents that are both practical and joy-inducing for their best friend. Whether it’s a coat or an enrichment toy for the dog, or a book about dogs or a dog print for the dog parent, there are lots of great items out there from which to choose. We’ve curated a selection that we think will please both the dog parents and dogs alike on your list.

Shinola Pet Berber Coat

As part of Shinola’s new Pet Collection, the brand introduced its cozy Berber Coat, a reversible coat with striped Berber shearling on one side and a 100% cotton navy liner on the other. The coat has a reinforced slit at mid-neck that allows easy access to a collar or harness. Its hook and Velcro loop fastening system makes it easy to put on and take off your pup.


Dandylion Clean Paws No-Rinse Foaming Cleanser

A plant-based cleaner for your pup’s paws, Dandylion’s cleanser boasts aloe juice, pomegranate juice, broccoli seed oil, and grape seed oil, all of which provide a soothing and nourishing treatment for dirty or irritated dog paws. The soft silicone bristles enable you to get in between a dog’s pads to deal with hidden dirt and grime.


Awoo Link Felt Toy

Made from 100% wool from Patagonia and New Zealand, this felt toy is 10” long and includes three rings, offering three different types of engagement: chew, toss, and tug. The toy’s material is outstanding for cleaning a dog’s teeth as they chew and tug on it. The Awoo Link Felt Toy is made by a co-op of female artisans in Nepal.


Petcube Bites 2 Smart HD Pet Camera with Treat Dispenser and Voice Control

The ultimate pet monitoring device! This device is a combination automatic treat dispenser, Wi-Fi pet camera with 1080p full HD video, and it offers hear & speak with high-quality 2-way audio. It also features real-time notifications when your pet is active, and it has a built-in Alexa assistant. It allows you to stay in touch with your pets while out running errands or at the office.


Fable Pets The Game

Providing excellent physical and mental stimulation for your dog, The Game has a weighted base that creates irregular motion to activate your dog’s prey drive. There are multiple settings that will keep dogs entertained for up to 30 minutes. As a bonus, it holds over 1.5 cups of dry food which is dispensed throughout the dog’s play time.


Carhartt Dog Chore Coat

Offering great protection for your dog during inclement weather, the Carhartt Chore Coat is constructed with duck canvas and a water-repellent coating. It boasts a quilted liner that provides extra warmth and protection. Tabs located at the neck and check make putting it on and taking it off a simple action.


House Dogge The Boo Boo Binky Toy

Made from 100% all natural Merino wool with a 100% cotton triple twisted rope attached, the Boo Boo Binky Toy is great for dogs who are easy on their toys and like a game of tug of war. Available in a wide range of colors, the 7” toy is child safe and recommended for medium to large dogs.


Embark Breed Identification & Health Condition Identification DNA Test for Dogs

Unlock the mystery behind what your dog’s breed make-up and health risks are. Embark’s test was created in collaboration with the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. It screens more than 350 dog breeds, as well as tests for over 215 genetic health risks. The test results also help owners find and connect with other canine companions that share your dog’s DNA.


ThunderShirt Classic Anxiety & Calming Vest for Dogs

Proven effective in over 80% of dogs, the ThunderShirt applies constant pressure to calm anxiety, fear, and over-excitement in sensitive dogs. Whether your dog reacts to fireworks, thunder, separation, travel, or vet visits, this shirt will help relieve stress-related behaviors your dog may experience.


William Wegman: Being Human

A key figure in the West Coast Conceptual art movement, William Wegman is a world-renowned and pioneering multi-media artist. A significant body of his work has centered on photographs of his Weimaraners—Man Ray, Fay Ray, their descendants, and relatives. Being Human features over 300 images from across five decades – many of them never before published. This volume will thrill any dog lover as it vividly illustrates the artist’s witty, humanist approach to his subjects.


Susabellas Personalized Dog Bowl

This ceramic dog bowl measures 6” wide x 2.25” tall. Personalize the bowl with your dog’s name in a choice of colors including gold, silver, black, light blue, light pink, or white. On the opposite side of the bowl is a paw print in the same color.


Dog Songs by Mary Oliver

Poet Mary Oliver was a recipient of a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. She was also among literary history’s greatest pet lovers. Celebrating the special human-canine relationship, Oliver’s Dog Songs features touching poems and short prose that are sure to touch the heart of all dog lovers out there.


Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. Dogs and Coffee Mug

This 13oz. ceramic mug with a cork bottom is a way to show off your preference for and love of both dogs and coffee. Its smooth surface makes it a pleasure to hold as you sip your morning brew.


Uncommon Goods Dog Blueprints

Celebrate your favorite dog breed with a print created in the style of mid-century blueprints. These museum grade digital prints are printed on archival paper and framed in black poplar wood. This detailed illustration is accompanied by “design specs” and documentation about your chosen breed’s origins and temperament. The framed piece measures 20″ H x 26″ W x 1″ D.