20 Best Personalized Gifts for Pets and Pet Lovers

There's nothing quite like the unconditional love of a pet. Shop our favorite personalized gift ideas for pets and pet lovers — including yourself!

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September 07, 2022

I think we can all agree that the past two years have been challenging in so many ways. My three furry companions have been a constant in my life, bringing me unfiltered joy on days that felt especially difficult. They had no idea what was happening in the world, and that became comforting at the end of very long days.

In fact, owning a pet has a slew of health benefits, including a decrease in blood pressure, cholesterol levels and better management of anxiety, depression and PTSD symptoms. And as all dog owners know, they will naturally encourage you to get outside, exercise and socialize. In short, pets are great for our mental and physical health! This quote from George Eliot is one of my favorites: "Animals are such agreeable friends. They ask no questions; they pass no criticisms." They are simply there for us — every single day and when we need it most — with wagging tails and slobbery grins.

From custom collars, sweaters and bandanas for your furry friend to personalized pillows, phone cases and keychains for yourself or the pet lover in your life, these gifts celebrate the love of our dedicated companions in thoughtful, unique ways.

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Have coffee with your pet every morning with this customized ceramic mug. Choose between an 11- or 15-ounce cup, then add four of your favorite photos and choose between 36 vibrant hues to craft a design that suits your style. This is a perfect budget-friendly gift idea that’s super thoughtful and super cute.

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As pet parents, we do everything we can to keep our pets healthy and safe. A big part of keeping your pet safe is technology like microchips and a good, old-fashioned collar and ID tag. This durable nylon collar can be customized by choosing from five collar colors and 14 thread colors, then you can add up to 25 characters to embroider your pet’s name and phone number. The comfortable collar is also adjustable, has an easy side-release buckle closure and features a D-ring to attach tags and a leash. (We love this matching personalized leash.) Plus, after your pup goes tramping through the mud, you can toss it in the washer for quick and easy cleaning.

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Celebrate your slew of furbabies with a custom ring that features up to eight dog or cat charms engraved with their initials.

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From $29.99

Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, rabbit or reptile, you can get a pillow with your sweetie's face. These would be fun in a kid's room or front and center on your sofa. Choose from seven sizes and three materials, including velvet, to add a true conversation starter to your home.

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From $22.99

Perfect for cold-weather seasons and family photo ops, this super-soft cable knit sweater is cozy and customizable with your pet’s name, your pick of 15 embroidery thread collars and your choice of six sizes for pets of all sizes. The pullover-style design will slip easily over your pet’s head, keeping them comfortable and warm all winter long.

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$38 (Set of 2)

Keep your best friend close with this ID tag engraved with their name and your number. You’ll get two adorable, scratch-resistant tags — one goes on your pup’s collar and the other goes to their BFF (aka YOU). You can string your half around a necklace, keychain or bag to let the world know who really holds the key to your heart.

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Keep your pet’s treats within reach with this modern, ceramic treat jar. The black graphic on the jar features a custom text field with space to add your pet’s name or nickname. The 7-by-8-inch container holds up to 13 cups (that’s a lot of treats!) and comes with a matching ceramic lid to keep their favorite snack fresh for weeks.

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Personalize this gold, silver or rose gold keychain with a portrait of your pet along with their name or silly nickname. Choose between a variety of specialty fonts for an extra-special touch.

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There are few things cuter than pets in bandanas. We love this classic gingham one that you can customize with your pet's name and choice of five fonts and colors. Plus, it features a rollable design and comes in three sizes to ensure you get the perfect fit. Simply roll it to the right length, tie it loosely around your pet's neck and they’re ready to strut the neighborhood in style. And don't worry — it's durable and machine-washable for all the messy pups out there.

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Another way to make sure your pet is with you at all times — at least in spirit — is with a custom phone case. The designer takes a photo of your pet and turns it into a hand-drawn illustration printed on a vibrant, eco-friendly phone case. You can add multiple pets (up to six!), and you can choose from various sizes to fit your device to a tee.

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A unique holiday gift idea, this custom ornament features a hand-painted illustration of your pet's irresistible face. The three-inch glass ornament comes with a hanging ribbon and gift box, so it’s ready to go on or under the tree.

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Your pet’s face is so adorable, so why not show everyone by wearing it on a cozy crewneck sweatshirt? Share a few photos of your pet and the designer will create a custom illustration, along with your pet’s name or nickname, printed on a unisex sweatshirt you’ll never take off. The design isn’t exclusive to dogs and cats either; you can submit photos of beloved bunnies, birds, hamsters, lizards, crabs and more. Have a house full of furbabies? You can feature up to four pets so no one gets left out.

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Personalized with the name of your little one and their four-legged sidekick, this amusing and adorable tale depicts what would happen if they could engage in silly conversations together. It's a magical keepsake that will have them howling — or purring — with delight.

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From $20.99

This custom canvas wall art will make you smile every time you see it. Pick your favorite photo of your pet, add some custom text — like their name or nickname, a date and an occasion or special memory — and create a one-of-a-kind piece of art that’s ready to hang or prop on a bookshelf. You can also choose from three sizes (up to 16-by-20) and two styles. This is a great housewarming gift idea for pet lovers that will truly turn a house into a home.

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From $275

Keep your pet with you 24/7 with this pet portrait pendant. Artist Erin Harris uses a photo of your pet to create a one-of-a-kind sterling silver pendant that depicts the face of your pup or kitty, as well as their name or nickname on the back. This would also make a thoughtful gift for someone who may have recently lost a pet.

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From $83.95

You already treat your furbaby like royalty, so you might as well embrace it with one of these anthropomorphic pet portraits. The team at Iconic Paw uses famous portraits of former royalty and replaces their faces with a portrait of your pet. Looking for a more modern take on your beloved? They have portrait collections for pop culture fans (think photo ops from Step Brothers, Peaky Blinders and It), as well as superhero, Star Wars and occupational portraits, like your dog as an iconic astronaut or NFL athlete.

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$50 $48

Your pet certainly doesn’t need help remembering which bowls are theirs, but this personalized bowl kit will keep you from putting food in the water bowl and water in the food bowl. 🤦🏻‍♀️ This chic kit from Wild One comes with two stainless-steel, dishwasher-safe, non-slip bowls, each with a four-cup capacity for hefty appetites. You can buy them without personalization, but we love the laser-engraved designs (add up to 26 characters and choose from 10 cute emojis) and trendy colorways, including a pretty lilac hue that launches this month.

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$15.95 $14.95

Every pet owner knows that placemats are a must for keeping floors clean between meals. This 12-by-18-inch mat is perfect for two bowls and is thick enough to stay put during feasts. The trendy marble design will add a chic touch to your floors and can even be customized with your pet's name.

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Create a museum-worthy, hand-painted masterpiece of your beloved pet with this custom paint-by-shadows kit. Upload a favorite photo of your pet and you’ll receive two 12-by-16-inch canvases featuring a guided shadow-painting version — sort of like paint by numbers — of your pet, along with 24 acrylic paints, three paintbrushes, framing materials and instructions. Talk about a fun DIY project!

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This custom tear-off notepad features a personalized portrait of your pet and includes perfectly spaced lines for all your notes. The peel-off pages make this notepad the perfect addition to a desk or workstation, and optional magnets on the back allow it to hang nicely on a refrigerator. Plus, you can feature up to five pets on each page.

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