9 Quirky Father's Day Gifts for Animal Lovers

This Father's Day, treat the animal-loving dads in your life to something more interesting than the usual tie or box of golf balls. We've lined up a few of our favorite critter-themed gifts — and yes, we've included a tie, but it's one that he won't mind wearing. We promise.

Father's Day Gifts

fold up mat with shark on it

Photo by Jack Spade

Shark Attack Beach Mat

Heading to the beach with dad this Father's Day for some fun in the sun? This humorous and easy-to-transport beach mat will help him keep the sand at bay.

Shark Attack Beach Mat, $98

penguin cocktail shaker

Photo courtesy of Dot & Bo

Penguin Cocktail Shaker

If cocktails are your dad's thing, we have the perfect suggestion: a penguin-shaped cocktail shaker and all the ingredients for his favorite drink.

Penguin Cocktail Shaker, $23.99

bull bottle openers

Photo courtesy of Gent Supply Co.

Animal Bottle Opener

For beer-loving dads, this bull-shaped bottle opener is both striking and functional. Pair it with a membership in a brew-of-the-month club for a Father's Day gift that keeps on giving; available in silver and gold.

Animal Bottle Opener, $19.95

red socks with whales

Photo by J.Crew

Patterned Socks

These stylish, whale-print socks are comfy enough for everyday, but dapper enough for the office. They will definitely put a skip in Dad's step; also available in flamingo, lobster and shark prints.

Corgi for J. Crew Lightweight Pattern Socks, $28

crocheted animal hacky sacks

Photo courtesy of Jack Spade


For the dad who's still a kid at heart, these colorful, animal footbags also double as stress relievers. 

Aniballs, $18 each

swatch watch with French bulldog

Photo courtesy of Swatch

Andy Baby Swatch Watch

Help Dad stay on time with this Swatch watch, complete with dashing French bulldogs.

Andy Baby Swatch Watch, $70

white papier mache deer heads

Photo courtesy of West Elm

Papier-Mâché Deer Sculpture

While we don't condone hunting, we do love these papier-mâché deer heads — and so will Dad. (We don't think Mom will mind them either.) 

Papier-Mâché Deer Sculpture, $99

blue tie with fish

Photo courtesy of Vineyard Vines

Bright Fish Tie

The Father's Day tie may be a cliché, but that's only because Dad has never gotten a tie like this one before.

Bright Fish Tie, $85

poster with black dog

Photo courtesy of Art.com

Moonrise Black Dog — Labrador Lake Print

For the dog-loving dads out there, this print is the perfect gift. It comes in several different sizes and can be custom-framed to match your dad's den, man cave or office. 

Moonrise Black Dog
 Labrador Lake Print, $16.99 to $304.99

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