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Our house isn’t a home without our much loved furry companions, especially during Christmas. Okay, so they may have found the stash of Christmas chocolate, sitting sheepishly with bits of broken foil marking the trail. But whatever mischief they get upto they’re such a big part of the Christmas magic! So it’s only fair, we deck the halls with an adorable range of dog Christmas decorations.
Here are 12 of our favourite personalised dog Christmas decorations to make your pooch feel special. The best part? They’re all from Etsy, so you’ll be supporting small independent businesses at a time when they need it the most.
Wooden Illustrated Dog Decoration
We adore these illustrated wooden decorations from Rachel Brooks. Each wooden slate is coated in acrylic, with a watercolour portrait. What we love the most, is that each decoration is one-of-a-kind, illustrated based on your dog’s photos and direction.
They’re perfect for your Christmas tree and you can even decide to pop a Santa’s hat on top for extra festivities. Keep it plain and you can keep it out as a precious piece of art all year round.
Why should dogs be left out of the festive traditions? These dog crackers are plenty of fun for dogs and humans alike (though you might want to give the treats to the pooch). Each cracker comes with a little treat, a festive collar accessory and a joke! They can even be personalised with a name at no extra cost.
The crackers don’t have any nasty bangs meaning there will only be waggy tails when these tasty treats are pulled.
With it’s gorgeous Christmas colours, these decorations made us all woof with excitement. Each decoration is personalised with a dog breed of your choice, made from quality felt with a scalloped edge & ribbon for hanging. The finishing touch is the name on the top and sprinkle of snowflakes.
Katie makes these beautiful illustrated ceramic dog portraits from her home in Cornwall. Each one is uniquely painted based on a photo of your pooch (or pooches). The finishing touch is the red velvet ribbon, making a stunning bespoke keepsake for you to adorn your Christmas tree for years to come.
We are a little obsessed with these tail-wagging Christmas jumpers. You can personalise this cute Jumper with a portrait of your dog wearing a cute knitted jumper with his own name on it. Several breeds to choose from, or alternatively, you can have a custom colour edit or custom drawing of your dog. This is the perfect outfit to wear while popping up your Christmas tree.
Your dog loves nothing more than a tasty advent calendar to count down the hours till Santa Paws arrives. With this personalised pocket felt advent calendar, you can pop up to 24 of their favourite treats. You can also pop your dog’s name on the top.
This makes great eco-friendly alternative to traditional cardboard advent calendars as you can use it year after year.
These beautiful Christmas wreaths are made to order, complete with 25 assorted tasty treats for your pooch. The treats are made up of Duck & Orange Bones, Salmon Bones, Pork & Apple Rounds, Heart Shaped Biscuit, Milky Paws and Chicken Bones. The best part? The wreath can be used year after year once the treats have been devoured by your furry friend!
These bespoke decorations melted our hearts quicker than Frosty the Snowman. These portraits are cross-stitched based on photos of you and your perfect pooch. It’s completely customisable, including any text you would like!
Okay so we’ve gone a little bauble crazy in this guide, but each bauble looks like they’ve been made with so much love in Santa Paws workshop. This beautiful bauble is made by Kate, individually hand-painted with your dogs photo, ensuring a completely unique gift. You can choose from one or two dogs per bauble.
On Christmas Eve, the latest tradition is to see children open a Christmas Eve Box. Why should our dogs miss out on the fun? This quirky personalised Christmas Eve Box is the perfect size for stuffing in treats from Santa Paws.
Now, we’ve all wanted to see our dog’s names up in lights. With this adorable lightbox calendar, you can! This advent calendar is made from wood with a natural finish and filled with sparkling twinkle lights! It features 24 numbered boxes around the box frame ready for small treats and is finished in the centre with their name and paw prints.
These gorgeous personalised log slices make the pawfect addition to any tree or ornament on the wall or above the fireplace. The decoration comes completely personalised with a unique drawing of your pet or pets. They make the cutest decoration.
Head over to Etsy to find another gift guide for pets and pet lovers. Here you can find more doggy decorations, personalised gifts and more. Including these lovely illustrated baubles from Gemma Eve Illustrator.
Share Your Dog Christmas Decorations
We would love to see photos of your tail-wagging Christmas decorations, from tree ornements, to advent calendars. Share your photos in the comments below.
Looking for personalised Christmas dog stockings? Click here for a guide to 6 of our favourite picks.