Dog Party Ideas

Pawty Animals!

Dog party with balloons and cake

Your dog’s birthday is a day to celebrate, even more so if your dog is a tail-wagging social pupperfly. Did you know that 7% of dog owners nationwide hold holiday or birthday parties for their dogs? Here are a few suggestions to make it a dog day to remember:

Location, Location, Location

3 dogs wearing party hats

If the weather is nice enough, have the party outside. A kiddie pool will keep things cool, but be sure to have plenty of water bowls on hand for all the furry friends.

Dog-Furriendly Menu

A dog about to blow out candles on a cake

For an upscale puppy pawty, you may want to serve some human-grade, fresh-cooked dishes courtesy of Pet Plate. The 4 different meal options: Chompin’ Chicken, Barkin’ Beef, Tail Waggin’ Turkey and Lip Lickin’ Lamb will appeal to even the most discerning palate.

For dessert, 
don’t forget the pupcake! You can get a bone-shaped mold and find a recipe for a delicious happy birthday dog cake online.

Guest List

3 dogs at a party stood at table waiting to be fed party food

What’s a puppy party without your dog’s entire gang? Invite the crew over for a day of running, snacks and, um, sniffing in celebration of your furry family member’s birth.


4 dogs at a table with donuts

You’re going to want pics, so why not put together a fun setting with cute dog party decorations? Picking a party theme will make it easier to choose party decorations, not to mention invitations, games, goodies, and accessories for your best friend.