Best Gifts for Dogs

With the holidays right around the corner, you don’t want your furry best friend to be the only one not opening gifts Christmas morning. Short on ideas? We’ve compiled a list of the best gifts for dogs. I’m Anai Fonte owner of Miami’s awesomest dog hotel and with over a decade of experience working closely to our furry companions I can tell you exactly what’s on their letter to Santa.

Amazon has already cut out half the work with their best sellers list! But here are our top picks broken down by your dogs personality.

The Super Chewer

If you have a dog that loves to chew these gifts here are sure to please and keep them entertained for hours.


Benebone Real Bacon Durable Wishbone Dog Chew Toy for Aggressive Chewers, Made in USA

Best gifts for dogs

2. Petstages Dog Chew Toys – Safe & Long Lasting Chewable Sticks – Tough Alternative Chewing Sticks for Dogs

3. KONG – Classic Dog Toy – Durable Natural Rubber – Fun to Chew, Chase and Fetch

The Active Dog

Does your dog love to run and play fetch? My dog Emme lives for it. We already have the ChuckIt! Launcher and it is her favorite thing in the world. I am sure she dreams of it. Santa is bringing her #2 and #3 this year. Shhhh. 🤫

1. ChuckIt! Ultra Ball

2. Chuckit Paraflight Flyer Dog Toy Large

3. Chuckit! Max Glow Ball

The Food Motivated Dog

Some dogs don’t care for hours of rough chewing or play. Some just live for the treats. Here are some popular treats you can gift.

1. Advent Calendar for Dogs with 35 All Natural Treats

2. Good’N’Fun Triple Flavored Rawhide Kabobs for Dogs

3. SmartBones SmartSticks Chews for Dogs


The Playful Puppy

Is this puppy’s first holiday?! So exciting! These are our top gifts for curious and playful puppies starting to explore their big worlds.

1. CPFK Dog Chew Suction Cup Tug of War Toy Multifunction Interactive

2. Hyper Pet Doggie Tail Interactive Plush Dog Toys(Wiggles, Vibrates, and Barks

3. Sniffiz SmellyUFO Durable Interactive Treat Dispensing Puzzle/Enrichment Toy for Dogs

The Smart Dog

Hunting and cattle breed dog and mixes tend to LOVE these puzzles. These are the perfect gift for your working class dog that needs stimulation.

1. Outward Hound Nina Ottosson Interactive Puzzle Game Dog Toys
2. Pet Zone IQ Treat Ball – Adjustable Dog Treat Ball
3. StarMark Bob-A-Lot Interactive Dog Toy


If you purchase any of these gifts for your pup please tag us on Christmas morning on Instagram (@dogtownmiami) we’d love to see their reactions! Also, I’ll leave you with this last toy suggestion. Not necessarily on the top of any list but a must IMO. 🤓

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