Christmas Day is just around the corner and whether you’re struggling for gift inspiration for the dog lover in your life or on the hunt for something special to give to your own dog this year, Gundog Journal is here to help. From waterproof dog beds and stylish collars to training vests and baubles for the Christmas tree, allow us to present to you the best 10 gifts this year for dogs and dog owners alike.

1. House of Bruar Large Waterproof Oval Dog Bed

Navy blue House of Bruar waterproof oval dog bed

This oval shaped waterproof dog bed from the House of Bruar comes with a removable cushion and is easily cleaned, making it a perfect, practical bed for any pooch that loves to get wet and mucky. Stuffed with bonded thermal polyester fibre to ensure maximum comfort and warmth, covered with waterproof fabric and topped with a water repellent coating – this bed will quickly become a favourite spot for your dog to rest in after a day out in the field.

Made from 100% polyester waterproof material, this bed is available in three colours - green, blue and wine and measures 97x74x25cm. It is also available to buy in sizes small (61x51x22cm) and medium (76x64x24cm). Orders are typically dispatched within five working days of being placed.

Price: £149.95

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2. Dog & Field Original Clone Pheasant Dummy Bundle

Dog and Field pheasant dummy bundle

Designed specifically with the dog and handler in mind, Dog & Field’s range of award-winning training dummies has just got bigger and better. Featuring an eye-catching HD photographic canvas print of game bird feather patterns, this dummy bundle includes:

  • 1lb Pheasant Dummy
  • Pheasant Dummy Ball
  • Pheasant Bird Dummy
  • Pheasant Launcher Dummy
  • Pheasant Launcher Bird Dummy

Providing an entire flock of realistic looking and feeling dummies for multiple training options with your dog. All UK orders are shipped via Royal Mail 1st Class Delivery and aim to be dispatched within 24 hours of an order being placed (Monday-Friday).

Price: £49.99

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3. Sporting Saint Unisex Training Vest

Sporting Saint training vest

This unisex dog training vest has been manufactured with a high quality, well thought out design, with multiple pockets, including double front utility pockets that are perfect for cartridges, hidden deep chest pockets, a large rear waterproof pocket with an adjuster which is ideal for carrying game, and two inside pockets with zip closures. All pockets have eyelets, including the rear pocket for drainage and there is a D-ring either side of the vest to hang extra dummies on. 

Available to purchase in an olive and navy colour and available in sizes M – XXL. Next day delivery and 24-hour tracked delivery available.

Price: £150.00

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4. Subscription to the Gundog App

Gundog App on iPhone screen

The Gundog App gives you access to champion gundog training on your phone, wherever you are. Including proven techniques that are taught step-by-step, and with a focus on positive and reward-based training, the Gundog App gives you 24/7 access to everything you need to know about your dog, from core skills to health checks.

With hundreds of training videos available to watch and new ones added monthly, plus exclusive webinars to discuss questions with Ben Randall, the Gundog App gives you full access to positive and rewarding training methods which will help you build a strong partnership with your dog.

Make a trained gundog part of your story and start a free trial now.

Price: £24.99 per month or £249.99 per year

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5. Annual Subscription to Gundog Journal

Gundog Journal front cover of Volume III Issue IV

Enjoy a 12-month subscription to Britain’s only dedicated publication for anyone working, owning or with an interest in gundogs. A bi-monthly of collectible quality, all six issues are filled with timeless content written by professional trainers and champions as well as newbies, rookies and grassroots handlers learning the ropes. The pages cover every aspect of owning a gundog – from puppyhood right through to retirement as well as thought-provoking opinion and comment.

This year we are giving away a free pair of shooting socks from the House of Cheviot, worth £50, for every subscription bought with the promotion code GJXMAS21 (whilst stocks last). 

Price: £54.99

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6. Ivy & Duke Christmas Dog Stocking

2 dogs holding onto Ivy and Duke Christmas stockings

These gorgeous, handmade and individually finished Christmas dog stockings make dogs feel extra special throughout the Christmas season. With the option for personalisation and available in 11 different fabric colours to coordinate with Ivy & Duke’s fabric luxury handmade dog beds and blankets, these Christmas stockings are easily hung up in any home and feature a wide opening – perfect for stuffing lots of dog treats inside. 

Measuring approximately 65x35x17cm and available in a variety of colours such as:

  • Tweed
  • Heather
  • Country Green
  • Heritage Green
  • Duck Shell
  • Duck Egg
  • Pewter
  • Dove Grey
  • Cinnamon
  • Rust
  • Azure

Items will be delivered free of charge to those in mainland UK. All stocking is made to order and can take from 2-10 days to create and be shipped.

Price: £30.00 + £10.00 for personalisation

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7. Pugalier of London Rolled Leather Collar

Stack of leather Pugalier of London dog collars in red, green, blue and pink

Add a pop of colour to your dog walk with a rolled leather collar from Pugalier of London. Handmade in England, these soft leather dog collars are strong, weather resistant and include a solid silver nickel-plated brass buckle and D-ring. Rolled leather will protect your dog’s coat and prevents knots from forming, making this the ideal collar for dogs with long or curly coats.

Available in red, blue, green or pink leather and available in three sizes, a neck size guide can be viewed on Pugalier of London’s website here. A personalised engraved ID tag can be added for £5 and all deliveries should arrive within 2-3 working days.

Price: £55.00

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8. Inspired By Darcy Black Labrador Bone China Bauble

Bone china Christmas bauble decorated with Black Labrador design

An ideal gift for every black labrador owner, this bone china bauble made in England is simple, clean and beautifully tactile. It will look wonderful on both traditional and contemporary Christmas trees and can also be hung around the home on hooks and doorknobs.

From 1 November until Christmas, £1 from every bauble bought will be donated to Team Edward Labrador Rescue, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the re-homing of labradors.

Other bauble colours include:

  • Yellow Labrador
  • Fox red Labrador
  • Chocolate Labrador
  • Black spaniel
  • Black springer spaniel
  • Chocolate spaniel
  • Liver springer spaniel

All baubles measure 7cm in diameter and free standard delivery applies to all UK orders, please allow 3-7 working days for delivery.

Price: £19.00

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9. Fine Shooting Accessories Boot Bag

Navy blue leather boot bag from Fine Shooting Accessories

This boot bag adds a touch of class to a very functional item. Able to comfortably hold wellington boots and with a large, zipped opening, the inner lining is easily wiped down, the mesh section at the top allows for air circulation and the rear of the bag features a handy pocket which can store dog leads and whistles.

Made of high-quality leather this boot bag is available in two colours, Tan and Dark Havana. Stock items are usually dispatched within two working days, special order or out-of-stock items may take up to six weeks.

Price: From £160.00

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10. Gundog Journal Compendium of Volume II

Gundog Journal Compendium of Volume 2

A superb celebration of our relationship with man’s best friend, this compendium brings you the very best from all six issues in Volume II of the world’s leading gundog publication. We explore all aspects of training, handling and living with the 38 officially recognised Kennel Club gundog breeds. Whether you are crazy about cockers or have a passion for pointers, there is something for all dog owners within these pages.

A dedication to the finest imagery and cutting-edge design ensures the Gundog Journal Compendium is a true visual reflection of the majesty of our working breeds. With experts on everything from puppy training and veterinary care to basic handling and top-level competitions, this book will provide hours of timeless information and entertainment. No dog-loving household should be without a copy.

Your order will be processed as soon as possible and delivered within 3-5 working days within the UK and 10 days for international deliveries.

Price: £49.99

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Gifting The Dog Lover In Your Life

Now you have plenty of gifting inspiration to get you started before the big day arrives on the 25 December. We can guarantee that the dog lover in your life will feel touched that you’ve thought to gift them something this Christmas that both them and their canine companion can enjoy.

If you’d like to see more dog-related content and need some advice for the winter months ahead, be sure to check out our survival guide to picking-up all season.

From everyone at the Gundog Journal team, we wish you a very merry Christmas.

If you have any comments or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.