Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we can’t forget to celebrate the dog moms in our lives! Whether you’re a dog mom yourself or want to shower a fellow pup parent with love, we’ve got some cute craft ideas to make this day even more special.

1. Paw Print Art

Capture your furry friend’s paw print and turn it into an adorable piece of art. You can add names, dates, or a message to make it extra-sentimental.

What you’ll need:

  • Pet-safe paint or ink pads in various colors
  • Paper or canvas
  • Your dog’s paw

2. Dog-Themed Mug

Paint or draw a cute dog design or quote on the mug, and you’ve got a thoughtful gift for any dog mom. Perfect for sipping coffee or tea while snuggling with your pup!

What you’ll need:

3. Customized Dog Leash

Add a pop of color and personality to your dog’s leash with puff paint, bows, flowers, or charms. It’ll be a fun conversation starter on all your walks.

What you’ll need:

  • A plain dog leash
  • Puff paint, bows, flowers, or charms
  • Scissors and glue
Let your dog live their best life

4. Paw Print Keepsake

Create a heartwarming keepsake by capturing your dog’s paw print in clay or play dough. A sweet reminder of the precious bond you share!

What you’ll need:

  • Pet-safe clay or play dough
  • A small container or mold
  • Your dog’s paw

5. Personalized Dog Bowl + Matching Cereal Bowl

Paint or draw a cute design or your pup’s name on the dog bowl and do a matching design on the cereal bowl to make mealtime a little more special. A fun and functional gift for any dog mom!

What you’ll need:

  • A plain dog bowl
  • A plain cereal bowl
  • Paint or markers

Whether you’re a craft pro or a DIY newbie, these ideas are sure to bring a smile to any dog mom’s face. Happy crafting and happy Mother’s Day!

Want your pup to enjoy arts & crafts but don’t want the mess? Many of our Dogtopia daycares host arts & crafts events every month—in addition to many other enriching activities for your dog. Find a Dogtopia near you to give your dog the Most Exciting Day Ever (and get cute keepsakes for yourself!).