Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone who loves their golden retriever? Want something more unique than a coffee mug? Our list of 25 gift ideas has everything from wacky T-shirts to jewelry and home décor.
The 25 Amazing and Unique Golden Retriever Gifts
1. Dog Bandana & Matching Scrunchie Set
Who doesn’t want to twin with their furry BFF? The golden retriever gets a fun bandana, and the pet parent gets a matching scrunchie they can wear in their hair or as a bracelet. This is the perfect ensemble for professional photos or a candid selfie at the dog park. The set is available in several patterns. Choose the recipient’s favorite color, or pick a seasonal print.
2. Personalized Custom Dog Necklace
Don’t let the affordable price fool you; this is not junk jewelry. This custom engraved dog necklace has over 4,000 reviews and counting! The made-in-the-USA chain and pendant are stainless steel with gold plating. You’ll need to upload a clear photo of your friend’s golden retriever when you place your order. Many recipients rave about the likeness of the engraving and find the quality impressive.
3. Women’s Golden Retrievers Socks
Who can’t use another pair of socks, especially when they have a golden retriever pattern? You can choose brown or blue socks to match the gift recipient’s wardrobe. A touch of spandex means these calf-length socks won’t slide down throughout the day. Reviewers give these socks top marks for comfort and quality.
4. Golden Retriever Throw Pillow Covers
Nothing brightens up a room like a golden retriever-themed throw pillow. It’s hard not to smile back at this adorable pup. This whimsical 18 x 18-inch pillow cover will look great in a living room, home office, or bedroom. Purchase a 20 x 20-inch insert to give the pillow a “fluffy” look and make your gift complete.
5. Golden Retriever Stemless Wine Glasses (Set of 2)
Consider this gift for anyone who enjoys a cold drink after they take their pup for a walk. The sand-etched golden retriever silhouette is subtle and sophisticated. These stemless wine glasses hold 15 ounces of merlot, lemonade, or any favorite beverage. Your loved one will appreciate that this set of two glasses is dishwasher safe.
6. Your Golden Retriever Puppy Month by Month
Adopting a new golden retriever puppy can raise a lot of questions. Ease a new dog parent’s worries with this comprehensive and informative book. The three co-authors—a veterinarian, a breeder, and a trainer—all weigh in on important puppy issues. Readers learn what to expect each month and how to overcome obstacles like unwanted behaviors. This book is a must-have for anyone who brings home a new golden retriever puppy.
7. ‘Don’t Stop Retrieving’ T-Shirt
This rock-n-roll-inspired T-shirt is a creative take on Journey’s 1981 hit song. Golden retriever lovers of all ages can enjoy this shirt, as it comes in men, women, and youth sizes. Several reviewers noted that while the T-shirt doesn’t shrink in the wash, it does run small. It is sure to be a conversation starter.
8. Big Face Golden Retriever T-Shirt
There is nothing subtle about this T-shirt! The 3D photo of an adorable golden retriever is sure to turn heads. These unisex-sized shirts are hand-dyed by a small business called The Mountain. This “Big Face” T-shirt is perfect for any golden retriever owner with a sense of humor who doesn’t mind a little attention.
9. NFL Dog Jersey
Any diehard NFL fan will love a dog jersey for their favorite team. They can dress up their golden retriever, kick back, and enjoy the game. You’ll need to measure the dog’s body to ensure you choose the correct size. It fits like a human T-shirt and goes over the pup’s head. This jersey is for fun only, and it requires hand washing.
10. “All You Need Is Love & A Golden Retriever” Box Sign
This wooden sign says it all! The distressed black and white print will match any home décor. The small size (6 x 2.5 x 1.75 inches) means you can fit the sign just about anywhere. The golden retriever lover in your life can set it on a bookshelf or liven up their workspace.
11. Golden Retriever Apple Watch Band
Check out this Apple watch band if you need a gift for a dog-loving techie. The adorable dog motif will make them think of their pup whenever they check the time. The waterproof watch band adjusts to fit a range of wrist sizes.
12. ‘Dear Santa’ Wall Decor
The golden retriever on this sign has a simple message: “Leave presents. Take cat.” The holiday-themed sign will liven up a room and cause a few laughs. The 12 x 6 inch size makes it easy to hang during the winter and easy to store during the rest of the year. The made-in-the-USA quality is sure to impress the recipient.
13. ‘Golden Dog Coffee Co.’ Framed Canvas Art
Do you know someone who loves coffee as much as they love their golden retriever? They’ll love looking at this canvas art when they make their morning brew. You can choose between a maple or graywashed frame to match the recipient’s interior design. A Madison, WI company prints and frames the 16 x 16-inch artwork.
14. Personalized Leatherette Pet Picture Frame
This personalized picture frame is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to show off their dog. You can customize this 5 x 7-inch frame by adding the golden retriever’s name. The vegan leather gives it an upscale look. The stand allows you to display the frame on a tabletop, shelf, or desk.
15. ‘All You Need Is Love & A Dog’ Pillow
This 15 x 10-inch throw pillow will be a welcome addition to any sofa or recliner. It’s meant for humans to enjoy, but don’t be surprised if dogs gravitate to it, too! The brown and black burlap-style pillow has a modern design that will match most decor.
16. Multicolor Handbag with Adjustable Straps
We think we’ve found the perfect travel handbag. The smaller purse can accommodate a cell phone and a few other necessities. It comes with two adjustable straps, which allow the bag to convert from a wristlet to a traditional purse to a crossbody bag.
17. ‘Life is Golden’ 20 Ounce Tumbler
This chic tumbler is available in several colors and comes with a stainless-steel straw. The sliding lid makes it easy to take sips on the go or in the car, and it keeps iced coffee and other cold beverages at the perfect temperature. Reviewers say the price is worth it for a high-quality and sturdy tumbler.
18. Personalized Pet Urn Necklace
Losing a pet is never easy. Finding the right words is difficult when someone’s golden retriever crosses the rainbow bridge. You can make this trying time a little easier with a thoughtful gift. This personalized pendant features a photo of the pet on one side and a personalized engraved message on the other. The pendant has a small repository where the wearer can store some of their pet’s ashes.
19. Golden Retriever Riding a Dinosaur T-Shirt
Golden retrievers are so lovable; even dinosaurs dig them! This wacky T-shirt is available in men’s, women’s, and youth sizes. Choose from a variety of colors. The shirt’s fun graphic will surely illicit a few laughs at the dog park. Make a statement on Casual Friday or a night on the town.
20. The Golden Retriever Photographic Society, by Bruce Weber
Bruce Weber chronicles his life with his golden retrievers in this hardcover book. It makes the perfect coffee table book at over 500 pages and is full of elegant photographs. Any bibliophile who loves a good read will appreciate The Golden Retriever Photographic Society.
21. Golden Retriever Plush Dog Slippers
Make a fashion statement with these cute golden retriever slippers. The cozy footwear comes in small to 2XL and accommodates a range of adult shoe sizes. The plush dog slippers can be worn for a night in or as part of a costume.
22. Golden Retriever Pajama Bottoms
These delightful golden retriever pajama pants are the best part of waking up! Wear these for your dog’s early morning potty breaks or as part of work-at-home attire. The unisex cotton/polyester blend pants have a drawstring waist, and the two pockets are perfect for storing doggy treats.
23. Golden Retriever Ceramic Plant Pots
This set of three ceramic pots is sure to make someone smile. Each 3 x 2 x 3-inch plant pot features an adorable golden retriever puppy. The pots can hold a single succulent or other small houseplant. The wooden base is safe for most surfaces and won’t leave behind scratches or marks.
24. Golden Retriever Oven Mitt
The quality of this made in the USA oven mitt will impress any chef. The Impressionist-inspired print will brighten up a kitchen or work breakroom. The 12 x 8.5-inch oven mitt fits even the largest hands.
25. ‘Hope You Like Golden Retrievers’ Welcome Mat
This practical yet cute mat lets visitors know they’re about to get licked! Made of coconut coir fiber and PVC backing. The generous 8 x 30-inch size is suitable for doorsteps, entryways, and foyers. Cleans easily with a shake or a quick touch-up with a vacuum.
Surprise the golden retriever lover in your life with one of these unique presents. There’s something on this list for every occasion, including birthdays, Christmas, a retirement party, and even a puppy shower for a new pet parent. Home décor like a pot plant, a throw pillow, and a decorative sign make any room a little cozier. Practical gifts like a wine glass or a welcome mat get everyday use and remind the recipient of their favorite breed, the friendly golden retriever.
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