Ultimutt Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs and their Pawrents

Updated On: February 04, 2024 | Published On: November 04, 2022

Here at Paws Friendly, we are absolutely mad about all things dog friendly, whether it be finding new coffee shops with canine menus, or hotels that welcome our pups with the red carpet treatment. We know that days out are better with the entire family in tow and that no furry friend should be left behind.

This holiday season, we have put together our first Paws Approved Ultimutt Holiday Gift Guide for Dogs and their Pawrents

There are gifts for the exPAWer, the PAWsionista, the PAWluencer, the foodie, stocking stuffer ideas, and even some gifts for those crazy mother puppers and proud dog dads in your life.

We have reached out to small businesses across Ireland, the UK, Europe, and beyond to put together a list of the best gifts for the pooches.

For the lover of the OUTDOORS 


These gifts are for the fur baby that loves being outside, exploring all around them. They are happy jumping through puddles, swimming in the sea, and trotting through the forest.

Django - Reversible Puffer Coat - $49
A warm, water-repellent, stylish, and super cozy cold-weather dog coat is perfect for all fur babies, big and small. Rated 5-stars by tons of happy pups (and their hoomans), this popular puffer dog coat features a spacious and easy-access leash portal, elastic drawstrings for a custom fit, and oversized armholes for maximum mobility.

Baumutt - In . Line Harness - From €33.50
A great gift for those stubborn pups that haven't quite figured out who the boss is during the walk. The harness system stops dogs from pulling but also teaches and gives information to the pup without restricting their natural gait.

Waggi - Pet Finder - €9.99
A smart ID tag that connects you to your pet using NFC contactless technology. The perfect gift for new pet parents that worry about the newest member of the family getting out. If the unthinkable happens, and your pup goes missing, once someone finds and taps the NFC you will get an instant location alert on your phone.

DogRobes - Red Dog Robe - £21.95
Wet pet hair, not a problem. Dogrobes are a great way to dry and keep your pup warm. They have their own super-absorbent, lightweight fabric which absorbs moisture and traps your dog's body heat. With 9 different sizes available in 10 different colors, there is a good chance you will find the perfect fit for your stylish pup.

DoodleBags.ie - Smell-proof bag - €24.99
A smell-proof pouch that you can use to carry a full poop bag and forget all about it until you can 'safely' dispose of it!  It also has a handy pocket for spare bags, money/cards, treats, etc.

Country Pet - Waterproof Dog Coat with Harness Opening- €29.99
The Country Pet Dog Coat provides a waterproof and breathable layer to protect your dog in the harshest of conditions. It has 3 layers, a waterproof outer layer, an insulating core, and a soft inner layer.

Paw Pool - Pet Hydration - From €15
This leak-proof, pet hydration system is perfect when you are out and about but don't want to carry water bowls with you. It comes in two sizes, making it easy for small-size and large-size dogs to drink at ease.

RuffWear - Front Range Harness - £54.95
This everyday dog harness is padded, easy for dog owners to put on, and most importantly, comfortable for dogs to wear. A key piece of gear for any pups heading off on a day of exploring and adventure with their paw-rents. It has two leash attachment options, an aluminum V-ring centered on the dog's back for everyday walks, and reinforced front clip webbing at the dog's chest to redirect dogs that pull. The ID pocket keeps dog tags easily accessible (and quiet) and the reflective trim and light loop boosts visibility in low-light conditions.

For the lover of PAMPERING 


These gift ideas are ideal for the pup that loves the finer things in life. From lush weekends away at four-star hotels to looking their absolute best in the newest, cutest accessories, there is something here for them. 

Petmania - Grooming Studios' Care Plan - From €99
Pamper your pooch for a full year with substantial savings on Petmania Grooming Studios’ Care Plans. Prices start from €99 and offer savings of up to 60%! The pawfect gift for the dog-owner in your life.

Kopi & Co. - Ruff & Redy Collection - €60
This minimalist design is not only festive but versatile for all year-round wearing. It will make all dog breeds look like the stylish superstar we know them to be.

Hilton Dublin Kilmainham - Pet-friendly hotel
A sleek four-star hotel that is PAWfect base for exploring Dublin while on your road trip to Ireland. Dogs are accepted weighing up to 35 kilograms with a limit of 2 dogs per room. There is dog-friendly dining available onsite on their terrace. There is a pet fee of €55.

Dromhall Hotel in Killarney - Pet-friendly hotel
With acres of untouched parklands a stone's throw from the hotel, this is truly doggy heaven, the ideal Killarney accommodation for you and your dog. Small and medium dogs are accepted (no larger than a Labrador) with one dog per room. Pet-friendly dining is available on the outside terrace, as well as in the lobby. There is an additional fee of €20 per dog. Call the hotel directly to make the booking.

Lord Lou - George Pink Velvet Pet Bed - From €350
Ok, pet lovers, this lux, extra stylish dog bed is the best way to spoil your fur kiddos. The George pet bed is the perfect combination of impactful design, superior quality, and superb comfort. The elevated oak wooden frame provides your pet a sense of security and protection, while the cozy padded cushion invites for a comfortable curled-up nap. The bed being elevated protects your pet from cold drafts and offers the ultimate sleep experience.

Art by Alice - Watercolour Portraits - From €90
Gift your dog-loving friends a unique pet portrait that they will cherish forever. In each artwork, Alice dives in to explore the unique characteristics and features of your pet's personality and captures them in a piece of art that you can admire for years to come. Select from graphite, watercolour, or an oil portrait and choose your size, from small (15cm x 15cm) to large (30cm x 40cm).

DogDry - Drying Robe Gift Set - €89
Pet owners, this is what you have been waiting for! DogDry is an innovative, super absorbent dog drying robe great for our wet, four-legged friends. and perfect for keeping wet dog mess out of your car and home. The soft bottom layer wicks away moisture and odour while the super-absorbent middle layer locks it away from the dog's body. The waterproof top layer keeps the mess within the coat and the owner's car and home.

For the lover of FASHION 


If you are having a hard time trying to figure out what to buy your friend's dog this holiday season, treat them to some of the cutest harnesses, apparel and beauty products on the market! 

Madra Rua - Cheeky Pup Harness - €27.50
This urban apparel collection makes the ideal gift for your four-legged friend. Whether at the dog park or a trendy dog-friendly café, your pup will look quite stylish wearing the first range of accessories for Madra Rua. Dedicated to Sir Alex's dad who passed away from Throat Cancer during the Covid-19 Lockdown, 10% of all sales are donated to throat cancer awareness.

Ruby Reese - Leave-in Conditioner - €16
Keep your precious pup silky smooth with their mimosa blossom leave-in conditioner. Enriched with all the goodness of sweet almond oil, vitamin E, provitamin B5, and avocado oil for a soft and shiny coat. It can be used between grooming sessions and makes regular brushing a breeze with detangling. It can even tackle the dreaded wet dog smell after getting caught in the rain.

Irish Dog Designs - The Connemara Sweater - From €50
Keep your pet warm and cozy this winter with a hand-knit, 100% wool snug polo neck sweater. The honeycomb and Irish moss stitch was inspired after spending long summer evenings in Connemara. You can also get a matching sweater for the dog parents!

Wild Tails - Check Mate Harness - €26
The perfect Christmas gift for your stylish four-legged family member. The Checkmate Collection is a tartan print that is great for the winter months. The collection includes a harness, made from neoprene material with a soft padded mesh interior, collar, lead, and poo bag holder.

Solas - Misty Mountains - £32
A handcrafted collar made from English leather that has its own unique colour, tone, and texture making it the perfect present for your four-legged friend.

Zelda & Harley - The Muttcracker Harness - €28
Deck your pup's paws this holiday season in a one-of-a-kind, original design. The no-pull, adjustable harness is available from XXS to L, while the lead, collar, waste bag holder, tie, bandana, and blanket are pawfect for all-sized pups.

Fashund - Dino Onesie - From €55
This fleece jumper will instantly turn into one of their favorite gifts this holiday season. Not only will they look super cool in their handmade dino onesie, but it will also help keep them cosy and warm when on walks or relaxing on the sofa during winter months.

Lucy & Bear - Hedgehug Bundle - €55
Calling all dog lovers, this bundle value set is pawfect for dogs of all sizes. The sup-aw cute design is part of their A/W collection which includes a no-pull harness, matching lead, dog collar, bowtie, poo bag dispenser, and a waster holder, which comes in a cute handy canvas tote bag.

For the lover of all FOOD & TREATS 


For the Ulitmutt good boy, that is always ready to help you clean the dishes, here are some yummy, healthy treats and meals for them. 

Blue Pet Co. - GoShine Skin & Coat Supplement - €26.99
All-natural supplements with unique seaweed complexes PhyCoidan™ and PhytoMara™ to help support skin and coat condition for a healthy appearance in weeks.

Oscar's Far - Monthly Subscription Box - From €24
Fresh pressed is a new breed of Dog food that uses 100% natural ingredients that are gently cooked locking in the nutrients and pressed into the crunchy dry food dogs adore. Enter your pet's name and tell them about your dog and they will create a meal plan that’s designed & portioned just for your pooch. The tailored recipes make it easy for you to select the nutritious, healthy recipes your pup will gobble up. And it will be delivered to your door in eco-friendly packaging.

Park Life - Jolly Bix - RRP £5.99
Tree Shaped biscuits with Turkey and Cranberry. All their doggie treats are 100% natural with human-quality ingredients. Show your pupper you care this festive season and say “Yappy Christmas” with Jolly Bix.

Pupcakes by Mary - Pupcakes - 4 for €8
Make Christmas dinner pudding extra special for your little fur baby and treat them to a pupcake. All treats are made from 100% dog-friendly ingredients such as blueberries, which are an antioxidant, and peanut butter which provides nutrients & protein. Their Christmas collection will include festive bites and cookies on their menu as well as our yummy pupcakes.

Atlas & Tail - Christmas Feast Box - €12.95
This Christmas Feast Box contains a mix of poultry meat treats that are 100% natural. The poultry mix consists of Turkey Twigs, Pheasant Strips, and Chicken Chips from their ‘Treat me Quick’ and ‘Train me Wisely’ ranges. SuPAW for older dogs as well as active pups.

Soda Pup - Christmas Tree Lick Mat - €14.95
Their newest Christmas-themed enrichment toy is designed to not only entertain your pet but also promote fresh breath, healthy teeth, and gums. It stimulates saliva to aid digestive health and is a great way to avoid overfeeding. Spread wet food or a yummy snack such as peanut butter and watch as it helps to calm your dog, which makes it great for our furry friends that suffer from separation anxiety.

ToysRWoofs - Ducky Box - €25
Each box contains a variety of high-quality toys and treats, it is pretty much a box full of happiness and fun activities. With 16 boxes to choose from, the boxes range from toys specialized for new puppies to birthday or holiday-themed gifts. There will always be two types of toys, ranging from chew toys to squeaky dog toys as well as some tasty treats!

K9 Connectables - The Kibble Connector - €16.99
These interactive toys are designed to engage and entertain your furend in a variety of ways. Use their food and treats in different ways to make them work for their supper and keep them active, thinking, and busy!



For the one that has more photos of their fur baby than their partner, and their family tree includes their four-legged children, these are the pawfect gift ideas for them.

ASC - Animal Support Clothing- Santa Paws Sweatshirt - €44
Created for animal lovers by animal lovers, this holiday-themed, Santa Paws sweatshirt is available as both a hoodie and sweatshirt, in sizes for kids and adults.

Mozy & Co. Practical Pooch Pack - €35
Don’t let the size fool you with this little pocket rocket! This intelligent hybrid design features a waist bag and cross-body bag all in one. With 4 zipped pockets, one located at the back for extra security, it is small enough to easily carry, but big enough to fit all your essentials - money, phone, sunglasses, keys, treats, even a small plush toy, you name it.

Paws Friendly - Space Dogs Tote Bag - €15
The PAWfect tote bag for everyday use. Best used while accompanied by an extra cute pup expawing Paws Friendly places near you. Also great for carrying beach towels and puppy blankets while on holiday. Made from 100% natural cotton that is free of any processing chemicals, fertilizers, or pesticides. This sustainable gift is handmade, environmentally friendly, and biodegradable.

Petmania - Cazo Premium Pet Carrier - €74.99
This carrier is pawfect for stylish pups on the move, and super easy to clean as it is also machine washable.

Fur Fox Sake - DogFather Hoodie - €59.99
Attention dog people, walk your four-legged kids in style and comfort with this super soft sustainable hoodie. Beautiful thick material consisting of 85% Organic Cotton & 15% Recycled Polyester making them soft, cozy, and eco-friendly. Fashion without hurting the planet.

Alex Berkely - Pastel Drawing - From €250
For your dog moms and dads, this pet portrait by Alex is a gift that will stay with you forever. Just send Alex a photo of your pet, and through hours spent painting each individual hair, your furry friend will be brought to life before your eyes in this pastel drawing.

Petmania - Cazo Premium Pet Bag - €44.99
An over-the-shoulder bag that your pup will love.


For the lover of TRADITION


Don't leave your pup high and dry with an empty stocking this Christmas. Below are some of the best stocking stuffers around, and all are made by local Irish businesses! 

Dashing Dog Pawtique - Handmade Bows - €6
Dress your pup up with Christmas-themed holiday bows. Each item is handmade to order and all bows are made with Velcro attachments.

Pethamper.ie - Christmas Hamper - €39.80
This hamper is full of all of the best pet gifts for your pup wrapped up in one convenient hamper; a Classic Kong, a Christmas Tree Power Chewer dog toy, a packet of yummy Good Boy dog treats, and a plush today. Great for all the busy dog dads and moms.

The Daily Cavalier - Handmade Snood - €10
A top-rated Etsy seller, The Daily Cavalier Snoods are pawfect for keeping Cavaliers' long-haired ears out of their food. And good news, is these stylish snoods also work as scarves in the winter!

Moby & Mustard - Luxury Dog Blanket - From €29.99
These luxury dog blankets are a lovely gift for a man's best friend, with a huge focus on comfort, durability, style, and of course the snuggle factor.

Doug's World - Onesie - From €12
Available in four sizes, character-themed collection, and long or short sleeves, these pet onesies are pawfect for sleeping on the bed with their best friends.

Hemp Heros - CBD Capsules - €54
Provide a quick and convenient way for your pet to get their daily dose of CBD. All products have been tried and tested by thousands of happy customers around the world and used by several Animal Welfare Charities across Ireland.

Woodle - Candy Cane Lead - €25
Each dog leash is handmade with ropes and biothane to the highest standards for the ultra-stylish pooch in your life.

Waggy Tails Fashion - Mommy & Me Matching Set - From €5
Dog mums,  you can now match your pup in these ultra cute, matching hairbands/scrunchies and matching bow for your collar. The bows are designed to tie around your dog's collar, making it super comfortable for them to wear and very easy to clean.
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