DIY Gift Basket Ideas for Dog Lovers

Homemade DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love to Dogs!

Making a DIY dog-themed gift basket for a friend or family member who loves dogs is a fantastic idea. Dog lovers appreciate anything to do with dogs, and a gift basket full of doggy-themed items will cause your gift recipient to want to jump on you and lick your face out of sheer happiness and joy! It’s a gift that will be remembered for a long time to come.

Gift Basket Ideas for Dog Lovers

DIY gift baskets for dog lovers are super fun and relatively easy to put together. There is an endless supply of small and cute dog-themed gift items to choose from. The only real challenge you may have is deciding which of these items to purchase and include in your dog-themed gift basket. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

We’ve created an amazing a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your dog-themed gift basket. We’ve included popular and affordable gift items that will easily fit within most baskets. Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are simply presenting you with some items typically included with this popular gift basket theme! Many items can be found at your local retailers as well. Hopefully, we can at least present you with enough ideas to get you started.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your homemade DIY gift basket for dog lovers. Just select one or more items from each category, add some of your own unique touches, and just like that, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing and very thoughtful gift. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme. Be sure to check out our DIY gift basket ideas for cat lovers.

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Dog-Themed Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting Some Books About Dogs!

Check out these popular dog related book ideas...

The Forever Dog: Surprising New Science to Help Your Canine Companion Live Younger, Healthier, and Longer Hardcover

No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid Hardcover

A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans (A Dog’s Purpose, 1) Paperback

Inside of a Dog Paperback

Now Let's Add Some Mugs and Tumblers!

Check out these super fun ideas...

SassyCups Funny Dog Tumbler | Dogs Over People Tumbler | 22 Ounce Engraved Mint Stainless Steel Insulated Tumbler with Lid and Straw

SassyCups Dog Themed Tumbler Prefer Dogs Over People | 12 Ounce Engraved Party Pink Stainless Steel Insulated Travel Mug

Love Mug: Dog Mom Mugs for Women

Personalized Mug Every Snack You Make I’ll Be Watching You Dog Mugs for Dog Lover

SassyCups Dog Tumbler with Straw | Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Dog Themed Skinny Tumbler Cup | Cute Mug For Dog Lover

Sillybean Dog Lover Mug 12oz Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Gift for Dog Lover

SassyCups Dog Themed Tumbler Prefer Dogs Over People | 20 Ounce Engraved Black Stainless Steel Insulated Travel Mug

Gift for Dog Lovers | 12 oz Stainless Steel Stemless Tumbler with Premium Lid & Straw

Give Your Dog Lover Something Fun to Wear

Here are a few popular ideas to consider for your fun dog-themed gift basket...

Women’s I’m Only Talking to My Dog Today Funny Shirts Dog Lovers Novelty Cool T Shirt

Jeasona Cute Animal Sock Gifts for Women

The Dogfather | Funny, Cute Dog Father Dad Owner Pet Doggo Pup Fun Humor T-Shirt

Waldeal Women’s Embroidered Hat Adjustable Denim Baseball Cap

Life is Good Adult Chill Cap Baseball Hat

You Cant Tell Me What To Do You’re Not My Dog Dog Lover T-Shirt

Crazy Dog T-Shirts Women’s I Like Dogs and Maybe 3 People T Shirt Funny Graphic Pet Lover Mom Gift

Life is Good Men’s Crusher Graphic T-Shirt, I’ll Be Watching You, Darkest Blue

Finally, Let's Top Off Your Basket With More Fun Dog Stuff!

Adding a couple of these fun dog-themed items will really show that you put some thought into this gift. Here are a few ideas...

Alex and Ani Women’s 8K Brass Bangle Bracelet

Misthis Dog Travel Water Bottle, Portable Dog Water Bottle Pet Drinking Bottle Drink Cup Dish Bowl Dispenser 

Primitives by Kathy Rustic Dish Towel, 28″ x 28″, I’ll Be Watching You

Outward Hound Nina Ottosson Treat Tumble Blue Interactive Treat-Dispensing Puzzle Dog Toy

Willow Tree Angel of Friendship, Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure

Gift for Dog Lover, Personalized Puppy Photo Collage Fleece or Sherpa Throw Blanket, Customized Dog Bedding for Dad and Mom Pet Owner (Fleece3040)

Primitives by Kathy 19133 Word Box Sign, 10×3, Dogs Welcome , Black

Zevrez Cartoon Dog Blanket Kids Throw Blanket with Dogs Cute Puppy Pet Flannel Fleece Blanket for Bed Couch Sofa Gift for Dog Lovers (Love Dogs, 48″x60″)

Pearhead Pet DIY Pawprints Desk Frame Kit for Dogs Or Cats

Kay Dee Dog Lover Embroidered Waffle Towel Set – One Each You Had Me at Woof & Dog Love

Willow Tree True, Sculpted Hand-Painted Keepsake Box

Buffalo Games – Dog Gone Funny – 750 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Multicolor, 24″L X 18″W

Naanle Animal Dogs Canvas Tote Bag Large Women Casual Shoulder Bag Handbag, Cute Dogs Reusable Multipurpose Heavy Duty Shopping Grocery Cotton Bag for Outdoors.

Ultimate Pawprint Keepsake Kit (Makes 2) – Paw Print Christmas Ornament w/ Bonus Personalization Tool & Display Stands!

Dog Bandanas – 6PCS Birthday Gift Washable Green Black Brown Blue Red Square Plaid Printing Dog Bib Double Reversible Kerchief Scarf Adjustable Accessories for Small to Large Dog

Country Brook Design – Vibrant 26 Color Selection – Premium Nylon Dog Collar with Metal Buckle

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.