Celebrating Father’s Day - which gift?

Celebrating Father’s Day: Perfect Gifts for Dog Dads and Cat Dads

Father's Day which is on June 16th this year in the UK, is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the special bond between pet dads and their paw pals. Whether they have a playful pup or are doting on a sassy feline, pet dads deserve a shoutout for all the love and care they give. If you’re looking for the perfect gift to show appreciation for the dog dads and cat dads in your life, we’ve got you covered with some fantastic ideas🎁🐶🐱

Father with dog and cat
Fathers Day - Canva

For the Stylish Dog Dad

  1. Personalised Dog Dad T-Shirt - Nothing says “I’m a proud dog dad” like a customised t-shirt. Look for one that features a fun slogan or a custom illustration of their beloved pooch. Every time they wear it, they’ll be reminded of their special bond.
  2. Matching Dog and Owner Accessories - Coordinated gear for dogs and their owners is all the rage. Think matching bandanas, collars, and bracelets. It’s a fun and stylish way for dog dads to show off their relationship with their furry best friend.

For the Adventurous Cat Dad

  1. Cat Backpack Carrier - For the cat dad who loves to explore, a cat backpack carrier is a game-changer. These carriers are designed to be comfortable for both the cat and the owner, allowing for safe and exciting adventures together.
  2. Portable Litter Box - On-the-go adventures with a cat can be tricky, but a portable litter box makes it much easier. These are compact and easy to use, ensuring that the cat dad can keep their kitty comfortable even when they’re away from home.

For the Tech-Savvy Dog Dad

  1. Pet Camera - A pet camera is perfect for the tech-loving dog dad who wants to keep an eye on their pup while they’re away. Many models offer two-way audio, treat dispensers, and even laser pointers for interactive play.
  2. Automatic Ball Launcher - Keep the fun going even when the dog dad is busy with an automatic ball launcher. It’s a great way to ensure that energetic dogs get the exercise they need, even when their human is occupied.

For the Comfort-Loving Cat Dad

  1. Heated Cat Bed - Give the gift of comfort with a heated cat bed. These beds provide warmth and coziness, making them perfect for cats who love to snuggle. The cat dad will appreciate seeing their feline friend so content and relaxed.
  2. Cat Hammock - A stylish and comfortable cat hammock can be a great addition to any home. They come in various designs, from window-mounted versions to standalone hammocks, offering a cosy spot for cats to lounge and nap.

For the Dog Dad Who Loves to Cook

  1. Homemade Dog Treat Kit - A homemade dog treat kit is a thoughtful and fun gift for the dog dad who enjoys cooking. These kits typically come with recipes and all the ingredients needed to whip up delicious and healthy treats for their pup.
  2. Dog-Themed Apron - Pair the treat kit with a dog-themed apron for the ultimate gift. Look for one that’s both practical and fun, featuring paw prints, bones, or even a custom design of their furry friend.

For the Cat Dad Who Loves to Relax

  1. Cat-Themed Mug - A cat-themed mug is a simple but delightful gift for the cat dad who enjoys a good cup of tea or coffee. Choose a design that reflects their love for their feline friend and consider pairing it with some gourmet tea or coffee beans.
  2. Personalised Cat Portrait - A personalised cat portrait is a beautiful and unique way to celebrate the bond between a cat dad and his kitty. Find an artist who specialises in pet portraits and commission a piece that captures the personality of their beloved cat.

For the Active Dog Dad

  1. Fitness Tracker for Dogs - Help the active dog dad keep track of his pup’s activity levels with a dog fitness tracker. These devices monitor steps, calories burned, and even sleep patterns, ensuring that their dog stays healthy and active.
  2. Hands-Free Dog Lead - A hands-free dog lead is ideal for the dog dad who loves to jog or hike with his pup. These leads allow for more freedom of movement and make outdoor activities more enjoyable for both the dog and his owner.

For the Cat Dad Who Loves Games

  1. Interactive Cat Toys - Keep the playful cat dad entertained with a set of interactive cat toys. Laser pointers, electronic mice, and feather wands can provide hours of fun for both the cat and his human.
  2. Cat Puzzle Feeder - A cat puzzle feeder is a great way to challenge a cat’s mind while keeping them entertained. These feeders make mealtime fun and engaging, and the cat dad will enjoy watching his feline friend solve the puzzle.


For the Dog Dad Who Loves to Pamper

  1. Grooming Kit - A high-quality grooming kit is perfect for the dog dad who loves to keep his pup looking sharp. Look for kits that include brushes, combs, nail clippers, and grooming scissors.
  2. Spa Day Package - Treat the dog dad to a spa day package for his furry friend. Many pet spas offer grooming, massages, and even facials for dogs. It’s a luxurious treat that both the dog and his dad will appreciate.

For the Cat Dad Who Loves Home Style

  1. Cat Tree or Scratching Post - A stylish cat tree or scratching post can be a great addition to any home. Look for designs that complement the décor while providing plenty of entertainment and exercise for the cat.
  2. Custom Cat Name Sign - A custom cat name sign is a charming way to add a personal touch to any space. Choose a design that reflects the cat dad’s style and proudly displays his kitty’s name.


Father’s Day is the perfect time to show appreciation for the dog dads and cat dads who shower their pets with love and care.

Whether you opt for something stylish, practical, or indulgent, these gift ideas are sure to bring a smile to their face and make their day extra special. 

At Pipkin and Bella, we celebrate the special bond between pets and their owners, and we hope these gift ideas help you find the perfect present for the pet dad in your life. 

Happy Father’s Day! 🎉🐾

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