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Wonderful birthday gifts for dogs

Kate W 11 August 2020

Searching for the perfect birthday present for your dog? In the UK, we love our pets and there are many gifts and goodies for dogs that you can choose from to make your canine companion’s day extra special!

Whether you have an excitable pup who just wants to run around and play tug-o-war with chew toys, or an old hound who’d rather have the perfect dog bed to laze about in, we’ve found a wonderful selection of dog birthday gifts for you to browse.

Which of these presents will your dog go crazy for? Take a look through these birthday gifts for dogs and find the ideal treat for your happy hound.

1. Love Louie personalised gift box

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An exciting and easy way to treat your dog on their birthday is to choose a special gift box. Bursting with presents from toys to snacks, your dog will find themselves digging through this box of doggy goodies, with no idea which present to pick out first! Love Louie offers a Birthday Box alongside many others including a Puppy Box, Boredom Buster Box and a Calming Special (there’s even a Cat Box for those fluffy-tailed felines that might be scampering around your house!).

Canine Club members save 15% on pet boxes from Love Louie.

2. The PawBakes Birthday Box

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What’s a birthday without cake? With one of the doggy cupcake baking kits from PawBakes, you can make your hungry hound some scrummy cupcakes for them to chow down on during their special day. Keep an eye on the ingredients though, some hounds won’t be able to resist diving head-first into the batter! Their cupcakes are peanut butter flavour with dog-friendly chocolate drops for decoration, and PawBakes even offer a biscuit baking pack and a bone-shaped cookie cutter too.

Canine Club members save 20% on doggy baking kits with PawBakes.

3. Kong Classic

Kong toys have long been a favourite among the canine community and, while they’ve come out with new and improved products since, we’d always recommend the original Kong toy that made this brand so well-known and loved. Take a look at their range of flavoured fillings for ideas of what to put in the Kong; they have plenty of other styles of dog toy to browse too from knots to squeezy toys.

4. Ruff and Tumble Dog Drying Coat

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If you’ve got a mucky pup who loves to splash through puddles, swim in lakes and race face-first into the sea, one of these Ruff and Tumble Dog Drying Coats will be a real treat. They dry off and warm up doggos and come in a range of styles and colours to suit any mutt – you can even personalise them for your birthday hound.

Canine Club members save 15% on dog coats with Ruff and Tumble.

5. Natural Instinct Dog Treats

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If you’re thinking up the ideal birthday dinner for your canine companion, you can’t go wrong with a tasty chicken carcass. Yum! Ok, perhaps us humans might turn our noses up at it, but your pup will love the wealth of tasty dog treats from the folks over at Natural Instinct. They also make raw dog food which is a delicious daily option for dinners made from only the finest ingredients. Similar tasty snacks include duck necks, fish skins and liver treats. What’s your pup’s favourite meal?

Canine Club members save 20% on raw food with Natural Instinct.  

6. A bag of tennis balls

Every dog loves to play and a tennis ball is the ultimate piece of equipment for a top game of fetch. So, pop down to the store to buy a big bag full of tennis balls, then head outside to watch your playful pup go crazy over these fluorescent treasures. You can even get giant tennis balls for dogs who like a challenge!

7. Berkeley luxury dog beds

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A birthday is a great chance for a dog bed upgrade, and Berkeley have a range of stylish and sumptuous beds to suit every kind of sleepy pup. There are raised dog beds, wooden dog beds designed to match with their dog mattresses, car dog beds, and waterproof orthopaedic dog beds. They have extra large dog beds for big canine companions who need lots of space, as well as fleece dog blankets and luxury faux furs for snuggles.

Canine Club members save 10% on luxury dog beds with Berkeley.

8. A personalised portrait of your beloved pet

Admittedly this one’s more for the owners than the dog, but it’s a wonderful way to commemorate a big birthday! There are many independent artists offering portraits in a variety of styles across the UK and beyond, so you can get a work of art made that you and your family will love. Pick out an extra goofy photo or a particularly beautiful candid shot of your dog for a fabulous and fun doggy portrait!

9. Calming Dog Treats from Scrumbles

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At the end of all the birthday celebration and festivities, when your pup has torn through his presents and settled down on his brand new luxury dog bed, a pack of these calming dog treats provide the perfect end to an exciting day. Filled with natural ingredients, responsibly sourced in the UK, these calming treats are great for training sessions or a tasty treat, just because. Give a couple of these button-shaped nibbles to your pup as a final birthday snack when everyone’s settled down in front of the TV together and relax.

Canine Club members save 10% on natural pet food with Scumbles.

10. A dog-friendly holiday adventure for the whole family!

Park Retreat in Bridgwater, Somerset welcomes 18 humans and 5 dogs!


Head out on an adventure with your dog by your side for an unforgettable birthday break that the entire pack will enjoy. If your dog is a beach bum who loves splashing through the sea and feeling the sand between their paws, treat yourselves to a beach holiday in one of our dog-friendly coastal cottages. If your pup is more of a walker who loves to roam open moorland and country lanes, then one of our rural pet-friendly cottages may be more up your street. Meanwhile, hounds who just love to sleep all day and relax with the family can indulge themselves with a stay in one of our luxury dog-friendly cottages.

Browse through our full range of UK accommodation and find a pet-friendly holiday cottage where you and your canine companion can celebrate during a break – the ultimate birthday gift!

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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