We all hope to have someone special in our lives come Valentine’s Day, but that loved one doesn’t necessarily have to be a romantic partner. Sometimes it feels like our truest love is our furry best friend, and it makes sense we’d want to celebrate them on Valentine’s Day!
So, what makes a good gift idea for a pet? It should be a gift that they will really enjoy – not just something we enjoy them having. Of course, we always see tons of photos of pets wearing silly costumes. But will they get much joy out of it? Probably not! Something fun for them to play with or a treat they will love is a better option.
Of course, plan that romantic dinner out for Valentine’s Day. But remember, it’s your furry little guy that will always be there to come home to at the end of the night – and they need to be shown some love, too! These gift ideas are a great start.
And don’t forget that love is a year-round thing. There are tons of great ways to celebrate our pets all year-long.
The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Pets
— Editors’ Pick —
Buy 3, Get the 4th FREE Select Dog Treats & Chews
What You Get: Skip the fluff and get your pups what they really want this Valentine’s Day — dog treats and chews to sink their teeth into! From the best-selling Dentley’s® Braided Bully Dog Chew to the veterinarian-loved Authority® Digestive Support Dog Dental Treat, PetSmart has all the goodies your furry friend will adore.
Why We Love It: Long-lasting chews not only keep your best friend busy, but they’ll help keep their teeth clean too. The bold flavors satisfy their taste buds and that ever-instinctive urge to chew! Now is the perfect time to stock up, because PetSmart is offering buy 3, get the 4th free on select dog treats and chews to celebrate a pawsitvely happy Valentine’s Day!
Treats starting at $0.99 at PetSmart
Bonne et Filou Dog Treats Dog Macarons
What You Get: These luxury macarons look just like the ones we buy in fancy French cafes and bakeries, but they are especially made for pups. Made by sourcing clean ingredients and endorsed by veterinarians, these are healthy but are sure to also be a tasty treat.
Why We Love It: If your fur baby is royalty in your house, why not treat them like it? Made of high-quality ingredients like oat flour, honey, and coconut oil, these are treats you can feel good about.
Starting at $19.43 at Amazon.com
BarkBox Monthly Dog Treat and Treat Subscription Box
What You Get: We’ve spent a lot of time considering BarkBox for all sorts of pet appreciation gifts. It’s literally a gift that keeps on giving. Each BarkBox includes two toys, two all-natural bags of treats and a chew, all centered around a unique monthly theme and curated with your dog’s breed and size in mind.
Why We Love It: Dogs are like children, and get bored pretty easily. This ensures they’ll always have something new to play with.
Starts at $20 a box at BarkBox.com
Harry Barker Terry Cloth Robe
What You Get: A soft, absorbent terry cloth robe that will keep our furry friend warm and comfortable post bath time or as the weather chills
Why We Love It: We love snuggling in a cozy robe on a chilly night, so why not give our dogs the same experience? An at-home relaxing spa night will be so much more enjoyable with our pup involved.
$48 at Amazon.com
SodaPup Natural Rubber Retro Soda Can Shaped Chew Toy And Treat Dispenser
What You Get: These SodaPup treat dispensers come in all sorts of fun shapes and have an opening for inserting treats or a snack.
Why We Love It: This chew toy is also a treat dispenser and a slow feeder. It’ll keep them occupied when you are busy and can also be a fun learning puzzle for the pup.
$13.99 at Amazon.com
FluentPet HexTiles System Tester Kit Starter Dog Training Soundboard
What You Get: If you are familiar with TikTok dog influencer, Bunny, you probably already know about this dog training soundboard. It’s a really cool and high tech (though deceptively simple) way to communicate with your dog and have them communicate right back.
Why We Love It: Who hasn’t wanted to know what their dog is thinking and feeling? Using this tester kit’s soundboard, teach your dog key words like “potty” or “naptime” and sit back and feel the pride as your pup grows and learns.
$34.95 at Amazon.com
Custom Catch Personalized Dog Mat
What You Get: A plush dog mat that can be personalized with your pup’s name
Why We Love It: This is super soft and plush, great for a nap. And as it can be personalized for size, color, and even their name, they’ll know it’s theirs – and so will anyone else – when they come into the house.
Starting at $19.95 at Amazon.com
Outward Hound Hide A Squirrel Plush Dog Toy Puzzle
What You Get: A plush dog puzzle that will allow your pup to exercise and play, and avoid the kind of boredom that tends to get them into trouble
Why We Love It: Whether they are playing fetch or hide and seek, the dog will stay mentally stimulated and engaged, but also have loads of safe and watchful fun.
Starting at $12.49 at Amazon.com
Best Friends by Sheri Original Calming Donut Cat and Dog Bed
What You Get: A dog or cat bed that is made in a cuddling, comforting shape with shag fabric. This Sheri Original calming and warming bed will help them have a more restful sleep and keep them warm and cozy.
Why We Love It: A well-rested dog is a happy and healthy dog, and that’s the best thing we can ask for!
Starting at $65.99 at Amazon.com
Saintrygo 8 Pieces Anti-Slip Dog Socks Paw Protector
What You Get: These Saintrygo socks help the pups as well as the flooring. They are lined at the bottom, for extra traction. This helps them from slipping on smooth surfaces, and keeps them safe. But it also creates a boundary between their nails and the ground so that the floor doesn’t get scuffed up.
Why We Love It: We love keeping our fur babies safe, but we also love not having our floors ruined! An added bonus is that these socks will keep their cute little feet warm on chilly nights.
$8.99 at Amazon.com
Brutus Bone Broth for Dogs
What You Get: This bone broth is made with human-grade ingredients and is infused with Glucosamine and Chondroitin, both of which help our dogs to have healthy hips and joints as they age.
Why We Love It: Humans love bone broth for all the nutritional benefits, and it just happens to be delicious, also. Why wouldn’t we want the same thing for our pets?
$18.81 at Amazon.com
Midlee Valentine’s Heart Rope Dog Toy
What You Get: A super cute heart-shaped rope toy that they can play with all season long, not just on Valentine’s Day
Why We Love It: There’s no doubt that our pets have our heart. This way, it’ll feel quite literal!
$14.99 at Amazon.com
Puppy Scoops Ice Cream Mix for Dogs
What You Get: In obvious news, we can’t get our dogs a box of chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate is on the food no-no list for pets. However, ice cream especially made for them may be the next best thing.
Why We Love It: This real, scoopable ice cream for dogs is a healthy treat and comes in flavors they’ll love, like maple bacon and peanut butter.
Starting at $7.99 at Amazon.com
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