Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

By The Bark Editors, February 2022, Updated January 2022
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We’ve gathered together a selection of tasty treats plus some fun toys for your special canine co-pilot this Valentine’s Day. Show your pup some extra love this year with a Valentine surprise!
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Bocce’s Valentine’s Day Treats

$6.50 (6 oz.)

Bocce’s take on a Valentine’s Day treat can’t be beat. These small batch treats feature Bocce’s fabulous “B” shape and have a soft feel which is perfect for dogs with sensitive mouths like mine. Their Red Velvet chewy treat is made with simple pup-approved ingredients like oat flour, peanut butter, beets, and cream cheese. Give your pup some extra love with this delightful snacker.

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Grounds and Hounds Coffee

$14.99 (12 oz.)

For pet parents that need a morning pick me up, try Lovable Blend from Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. This medium-dark roast blend is 100% Arabica and 100% Organic with notes of toasted walnut and toffee. Best of all, 20% of all Grounds & Hounds profits help fund rescue initiatives, and they donate 100% of all profits from their Rescue Roast Blend to a new rescue organization every month.

Food Toppers Dehydrated Sprinkles

$7.99 (2.5 oz.)

All dogs, even the picky eaters, will enjoy the taste (and smell) of these topper sprinkles made of dehydrated liver or blood, and even antler. You can pick the protein source too that includes duck, elk, pork, beef, chicken and turkey. The ingredients are sourced from 100% pasture-raised, humanely-raised animals by small family farmers. Great sources of iron, protein, vitamins and nutrients. A great way to add zest to any dog food. 

Dehyrdated Gizzard Sticks

$14.99 (4.5 oz.)

Farm Hounds’ single-ingredient dehydrated gizzard sticks are also sourced from one single farm, that is proudly proclaimed on the package label. These sticks are break-to-size so you can use them for training treats or sprinkled into a meal too. They come in turkey, chicken and duck. These gizzards are packed full of vitamins and nutrients.

IQ Treat Spread and Treat Mat

Mat $14.95 Peanut Butter $13.95

Hyper Pet’s Pumpkin Peanut Butter is an all-natural peanut butter responsibly sourced from and made in the US. It is xylitol-free, with NO other additives except for cinnamon and honey. Dogs will love it, added to treat recipes, in puzzle toys and perfect for lickable Hyper Pet IQ Treat Mat too. Licking can increase your dog’s endorphins that can have a calming effect on your dog.

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Wooly Snuffle Mat

$39.50 (12" x 18")

Dogs love scent games, and snuffle mats provide them with opportunities to use their most highly developed sense to sniff out treats and other bits of food. They are engaging and enriching—from young pups learning the “find it” skill to senior dogs who delight in sniffing around for their treats. 

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Freeze-Dried Raw Dog Treats

Starts at $21.90 (for a 2-pack)

These freeze-dried raw dog treats are new from West Paw Design. Their duck recipe contains only six ingredients including duck organ meat; and the beef has only beef liver. They are made using high-pressure pasteurization, then freeze-dried and preserved without additives to maintain both nutrition and rich flavor and taste. Serving size: 6 to 8 pieces, 15 kcal per serving.

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Big Sky Bison Fleece Toy

$16.95 (9 ½")

This Big Sky fleece dog toy by West Paw Design will get dog tails wagging. The toy is made using excess fabric from the company’s blanket products, keeping waste out of the landfill while bringing the great outdoors inside your house. Faux suede on one side and fleece on the other, these toys are filled with recycled  stuffing, making this perfect for dogs who enjoy a plush toy and a snuggle buddy. Machine washable. 

Greyhounds Tote Bag

$23 (16 x 16 in)

This beautiful tote bag features designs of Greyhounds, Whippets and Lurcher Dogs by artist-illustrator Elena O’Neill. Specializing in watercolor work, O’Neill’s largely animal-related artwork is available in various formats, but we really dig this tote.

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Gnawt-a-Stick Durable Dog Toy


Dogs love a good stick, but for a safer alternative, they will also love Ruffwear’s Gnawt-a-Stick toy. Perfect for fetching on land or in the water. On land, it has a great bounce, which will keep a dog on her toes engaging with it. In the water, it floats at an angle, making it easy for a dog to spot. This durable, chew-resistant toy will stand up to most dogs. Made from natural latex rubber.11.8" long.

Soul Mates Greeting Card


This beautiful black and white greeting card features an Italian Greyhound and Tabby Cat. The single folded card comes with a romantic red envelope. Made by Hooray For The Underdog, this card is printed responsibly in the USA on 5 x 7" premium cover weight, recycled paper stock.

Whistle Switch Smart Collar


The Whistle Switch Smart Collar provides near-instant tracking, quick-swap batteries, 24/7 health monitoring, fitness tracking, and access to a Tele-Vet Chat via the Whistle app. The sleek, lightweight design (under an ounce) is a great pick for a Valentine’s day gift.

*The Bark is an affiliate of Kinship, a division of Mars pet care. Kinship's portfolio of brands includes Whistle.