Larry's Personalized Gift Picks for Dog Dads
Published: Nov. 30, 2010
Subject: Delight a Dog Dad
Category: Dog People's Choice
If you’ve already heard about Larry, you know he’s the official Woof Report advisor. The good boy that he is, he's kind enough to volunteer his treat, toy and product testing capabilities to benefit Woof Report readers near and far. He also ensures each day includes plenty of play and snuggling, and he’s the inspiration for many Woof tips too.
Larry also knows exactly how to shop for his not-quite-biological dad. Larry clearly recognizes that any gift he gives to his dog dad that relates to him, or even better, has his adorable furry likeness, has the golden paw touch! There will be no returns, no exchanges and no gifts that are ‘loved’ yet disappear into the closet never to be seen again. This innate ability is not simply due to his Border Collie genes. All dogs know it, and yours does too.
Larry’s has sniffed out the gifts below for dog dads with discriminating tastes.
As always, Woof Report product picks (and Larry's) are handpicked and not advertisements.
Official Dog Walker Sweatshirt
Make it easy for everyone to know the man behind your fabulous dog with the “Official Dog Walker” sweatshirt. This thick fleece-lined jacket features a nylon-lined crumb-proof pocket for treats, and another roomy one for the leash, flashlight, all the walking essentials. Choose from three colors and three sizes, $49 including personalization.
Mutt on a Mug
Surprise a dog dad with a photo mug featuring his best friend. Each mug is one-of-a-kind and there are many sizes and photo arrangements to choose from. Just pick a picture, upload a photo of dad’s furry child and you’re set.
Celebrate the love of a pup with a framed photo. Perfect for the mantle or a dog dad's desk, you can never have too many. The only difficult decision in giving this gift is deciding which photo to frame.
Custom Pet Portraits
Woof Report recently wrote about custom pet portraits from Susan Faye, and Larry gives them four paws up! Gift a dog dad with a one-of-a-kind commissioned portrait, and watch his pride swell. Custom watercolor painting prices start at $23 for the miniature size and $40+ for larger sizes.
Photo Gifts Galore
Give a gift that goes wherever he goes - a keychain with a photo of you-know-who! Find all kinds of options for personalized photo gifts for the dog dad in your life. Get ideas at Shutterfly.com or the new Petfinder.com Foundation Photo Store, where 25% of every sale is donated to the Petfinder.com Foundation to help animals in need.
Please add any other custom dog gifts you find and love in the comments section below.
Photo of Larry courtesy of Pooches Playtime in San Francisco.
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