When you’re making your holiday list this year, don’t forget your furry friends! Whether its your own dog, or one that belongs to a friend or family member, the many good doggos of Columbus deserve extra special treats this holiday season.

With the help of our friends from BarkEats, Columbus-based dog-food delivery company and the makers of BarkBox, we’ve rounded up a list of the top items and experiences for pups and pawrents in 2020.

Choose what type of gift you’d like to give and get started!

Treats | Toys and Accessories | Experiences | Other


BarkBox Subscription


Dog posting with his BarkBox delivery

Keep the spirit alive all year long with a BarkBox subscription that includes monthly shipments of new toys and treats.

Smoked Pig Ear

Penny’s Meats North Market

Pig Ear dog treats from Penny's Meats North Market

Penny’s custom cuts include offering pig ears as a rare, delectable treat for fur-babies.

Growlers Dog Bones

Participating Breweries and Experience Columbus Visitor Center Easton

Growlers Dog Bones

The closest you’ll come to sharing a beer with your dog are these treats made from the spent grains of location breweries. Find out where to buy here. Plus, you can feel good knowing Growlers provides individuals with disabilities with vocational training and employment.

Advent Calendar

The Cakehound

Dog Advent Calendar from The Cakehound

If you observe Advent, treat your pup to a stocking filled with a soft-baked and carob-decorated cookie for every day of December. Order here by Nov. 25.

Toys and Accessories

Ohio State Bow Tie

Celebrate Local

Ohio State dog bow tie from Celebrate Local

Get your pup ready for a National Championship run with this dapper accessory. Order here and check out other Ohio-made pet products here.

Doggie Poo Bag with Leash Clip

Experience Columbus Visitor Center Easton

Dogs in Cbus Poo Bag

This Dogs in Cbus poo bag makes a great stocking stuffer for any dog-owner or pooch!


Paw Print Ornament

uPaint Pottery Studio

Ad for uPaint paw print ornament class

Take your pet to uPaint Pottery Studio at Polaris on Nov. 24 from 6-8 p.m. to have their paw prints taken on a clay ornament. It is the paw-fect keepsake! A uPaint elf will paint them once their dry and they’ll be ready for pick up approximately two weeks after the event. Find registration details here.

DogHouse Vacation

BrewDog DogHouse
Prices vary

EC staffer Maureen Emoff and dog Wrigley at BrewDog

If you and your pup have been stuck at home together for months on end, take a vacation/staycation to BrewDog’s DogHouse hotel where dogs stay free.

Spa Day

Doggie Day Spa
Prices vary

Doggie Day Spa bath

Your dog deserves to be pampered – book an appointment today! 


Holiday Sleepover

Franklin County Dog Shelter


Whether your pup needs a new friend, or you do, give a dog the gift of a new home this holiday season with a shelter dog sleepover. Learn how to schedule an appointment here.

Columbus Humane Donation

Amazon - Columbus Humane Wish List
Prices vary

Columbus Humane Amazon Wish List

Provide a gift for a dog waiting for adoption without leaving your couch using the Columbus Humane Amazon wish list, found here.

Dog posing with his BarkEats delivery

If you’re in Columbus, treat yourself by getting your regular pet food needs covered with BarkEats! This new service from the makers of BarkBox offers free local delivery of high-quality kibbles and toppers and free access to a veterinary nutritionist. Each monthly delivery also includes a bonus selection of treats and toys! With prices starting as low as $0.81/day, subscribe here today and you’ll never have to worry about running out of dog food again.