Mother’s Day Gift Guide for dog mums

Spoil the dog mum in your family this Mother’s Day!

It’s not just mums of human babies who deserve to be recognised for the super important role they play. Dog mums devote much of their life to caring for, playing with and loving their precious pooches. So why not get her a gift this Mother’s Day to show her fur baby’s love and appreciation?

We’ve compiled our top gifts for Aussie dog mums this Mother’s Day, with fun suggestions from matching clothing and accessories to pooch portraits and more. Happy shopping!


Matching earrings & doggie gear!

Chocolate loving dog mums can match their fur kids by accessorising with these scrumptious earrings from Pet Partner Twomoodles!  Made from lightweight acrylic featuring the FAVEMUTT design. They have surgical steel stud backs and are super comfortable to wear.

Browse the Walk range


Couch throw

A couch throw from our Pet Partner Indie Boho is perfect for protecting Mum’s favourite couch from shedding fur, messy treats or dirty paws.

Machine washable and durable. Sheet size approximately 210 x 140cm (note it may not cover arm rests on a 2.5 seater lounge).

Browse the Indie Boho couch throw collection. 


Custom Pet Portrait

A perfect gift idea for any pet lover, each image is unique, and hand made on demand in Australia using professional grade, high quality pigment inks on 192gsm archival smooth matte paper.

Available from Pet Partner Modern Pet, there are 2 print sizes and 6 font sizes available. Refer to the website for font options and photo requirements. Note that a frame is not included.

Order Pet Portrait


Matching necklace & collar charm

These beautiful 2 piece sets comprising a necklace for mum and matching collar charm for the fur baby are a wonderful way to acknowledge the special connection between them. They are made from zinc alloy and available in gold and silver colours from Pet Partner DoggyTopia.

Find it here


Canine Chaos card game


Every dog mum will have fun joining the A-list cast of 25 hilarious canine celebrities – think Sarah Jessica Barker, Nigella Pawson and Jennifur Pawrence – for a fast and frantic card-swapping game of canine craziness.

A game for 2+ people, the aim is to claim your way to victory by collecting the most sets. Suitable for ages 8+.

Shop here


Ibiyaya Canvas Pet Carrier Tote for small dogs

Designed to look like a tote bag, this lightweight Ibiyaya pet carrier makes a great gift for mums who like to take their puppy or small-size pooch with them wherever they go.

The bag features a top mesh window which provides ventilation and visibility for the pup. If puppy prefers to poke her head out, she can be secured with the attached safety lead. There is also a removable cushion for extra comfort and a front zippered pocket for storing keys, phone, treats, etc.

Buy the tote here from Pet Partner Bells Dog World.


“Motivated by Coffee and my Dog” Hoodie

These relaxed fit parent hoodies from Big & Little Dogs are embroidered to order and available in 4 colours and a wide range of unisex sizes. You’ll need to act quickly to get one in time for Mother’s Day!

See here for all human apparel from Pet Partner Big & Little Dogs


Merry People ankle gumboots

This Melbourne based company claims to have designed the best ankle rain boots, and going by the reviews, their customers agree. Made with natural lined rubber and featuring an enhanced traction sole, they come in a range of funky colour combos. Perfect for your dog mum’s rainy day walks!

Shop the Bobbi Ankle Gumboot range


Matching human and dog hoodies

This pink and blue sky-dye velvet human hoodie from Spark Paws has a matching the dog hoodie for the ultimate dog mum and fur baby team. Made from a buttery soft fabric for extra comfort, your favourite human and dog combo will never want to take them off!

Shop the matching apparel range here


Wishing all our mums a very happy, peaceful and enjoyable Mother’s Day! We hope you are showered with love and affection by your offspring, whether the canine or human kind or both!


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This article is written by

Nicky Klugman

Nicky is our Marketing Communications and Content Specialist. She is an animal-lover who is particularly interested in animal behaviour and the relationships between humans and their pets. While growing up, dogs were always an integral part of the family. Nicky is mum to three human sons and a rescue pup called Dobby.

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