Our take on a gift guide this year is a gift guide that not only can be used all year round but one that puts your pet centre stage, exactly where they should be. And personally, we think you can never too have too many things with your dog’s face on them, so we’ve rounded up the best custom personalised pet gifts for dog owners around. Which means you have the opportunity to put your pet on well, everything…all year round.
Perfect for a present, be it for Christmas, birthdays or simply to give yourself a treat and have your best friend with you even when they can’t be.
Here’s our pick of the pack for the best personalised pet gifts for dog owners from UK brands…
Hoop N Loop
Top of the list has to be London’s Hoop n Loop, founded by Carol Tai who creates hand-embroidered tees, tops and homeware all adorned with fabulous designs of your pet. We have a Hoop n Loop Tee featuring Belinha, and the intricate design is not only gorgeous but captures Belinha perfectly! The Hoop N Loop designs are truly a very special gift either to a loved one or to yourself.
And if that wasn’t enough to love, Hoop n Loop partners with Wild at Heart Foundation to give back to dogs in need too – as featured in our Guide to Brands That Give Back.
Pick your favourite design on the Hoop n Loop website; Tees from £80, Sweatshirts £110, Cushion Covers £80
We recently discovered Firebox, a funky London-based gift brand when we were invited to check out their pet products, and Firebox had kindly put Belinha on… a lot of things! From Pet Mushions (yes, that’s a thing) to Pet Beach Face Towels, mugs and more, you can have endless fun creating personalised pet presents for yourself or any pet owner in your life!
They’re very eye-catching and a real conversation starter, especially the Pet Head Case Luggage Cover…no risk of mistaking your suitcase for somebody else’s with one of these!
Discover the personalised pet gift possibilities at Firebox.com; prices from £17.99
Pay homage to your pet with one of Helen Penny’s personalised pillow pet portraits, which have to be the Rolls-Royce of pet pillows! We have long admired Helen’s custom pet pillows, ever since our pup pal Basil Barkarama got his done. Each piece is illustrated & digitally printed upon a soft velvet fabric before being sewn onto a black or white velvet cushion & stuffed until plump (and spookily pet-like). This will definitely be on my gift wish-list once Helen opens her order book again in the New Year!
Stay in the loop as to when orders open again via Helen Penny’s website; Pet Pillow Prices: £145
Peture Perfect are all about personalised pet gifts with the surprise factor! This is also the gift that keeps on giving, in the form of a new personalised pet gift each month as part of the Peture Perfect Monthly Subscription Box. You can expect to see your pet on tote bags, clocks, mugs and more…who knows what the next month will bring but we’re sure you’ll love it!
Check out Peture Perfect here; dog illustration subscription box £22.99 per month or £58 for three months
If you’re looking for everyday hoodies, sweaters and tees but with a personalised pet twist, then Squiffy Print run by Jess Robinson in Lancashire is the place to go. Whether it’s for kids or adults, Squiffy Print have you covered. Aside from the ready to go breed designs on the website (which can be personalised), Jess can customise a design based on a photo of your pet to capture your pet’s unique character. Orders now closed for Christmas but open again in the New Year.
Check out the Squiffy Print website here; Adult Tees £28, Sweaters & Hoodies £36
We all need a custom case in our life….be it a case for your phone or skin for your laptop, it will be a guaranteed talking point in any work meeting, we bet.
That’s where CaseApp comes in. The concept is simple, choose your phone or laptop model and then upload your favourite picture of your pet to see the design come to life in front of you. Once you’re happy with it, place your order and wait for your personalised case to arrive!
Get designing on the CaseApp website; Phone cases from £19, Laptop skins from £22
Although not strictly a custom personalised dog gift option, Yappy.com is too pawsome not to get a mention. Not only can you choose from hundreds of personalised dog products from bandanas to beds (and much much more), but once you set up your dog on Yappy.com, they get their own personal pet store!
You do have to find a dog illustration that looks like your dog, so if you have one of the many breeds listed it is much easier. However, if you have a rescue mutt like Belinha or Moleque, then it becomes harder but definitely not impossible (with a touch of creative licence). There is a rescue dog illustration option, and I did find one which was a pretty good likeness to Belinha!
Our Cavapoo pal Rupert the Bear is a big Yappy.com fan too so if you want some Yappy.com inspiration, check out Rupert’s insta and he’s even got a 10% discount code for you throughout December, see below…
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We hope you enjoyed our Personalised Pet Gifts for Dog Owners Guide…and don’t forget to treat yourself!