Easy DIY Dog Easter Baskets to Make for Your Dog

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Easter is almost here, and while you’re busy putting together treats and hiding eggs for your kiddos around the house, don’t forget that your dog wants in on the festivities, too! One way to make dogs feel extra special is by putting together a DIY dog Easter basket. Trust us, it’s simpler than it sounds.

Below, we recommend some baskets, toys, and treats to create a fun Easter basket experience for your doggo. Get creative by stuffing the basket with some pet-safe grass or rope chews in addition to your goodies! Or try your hand at some canine baking for a homemade addition to your DIY dog Easter basket.

And if your dog needs an Easter outfit, check out our favorites here.

How to Make a Dog Easter Basket

Dog Easter Basket Treats

Fill in your DIY dog Easter basket with some dog-safe treats (remember to keep popular seasonal candy, such as chocolate bunnies—which are toxic to dogs—out of reach of your pet).

Baked in the USA, Tail Bangers’ ingredients are human-grade and free of soy, corn, and preservatives.

This Easter-themed batch of dog cookies comes with 18 treats in all to fill your dog’s Easter basket.

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Made without artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives in the USA, these vanilla sandwich cookies make for yummy reward treats—and fill out a doggy Easter basket nicely.

Take note, these dog cookies are made with whole wheat, so steer clear if your pup has allergies.

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Yum! What dog doesn’t love ice cream? Surprise your dog with this cute mix in their Easter basket, then simply mix the powder with water and freeze for eight hours for a tasty treat.

This doggy ice cream is made without lactose, grains, gluten, corn, wheat or soy.

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Treat your dog to some delicious peanut butter crunchy snacks, featuring pieces dipped in pastel, Easter colors.

Baked in the USA, these treats are made without fillers, animal byproducts, or preservatives and come in a convenient, resealable container.

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Sojos’ Good Dog treats come in the prettiest pastel boxes, perfect for adding to your dog’s Easter basket.

Corn and wheat-free, these oven-baked snacks are meant for adult dogs and are made with human-grade natural ingredients.

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Since your dog can’t eat Peeps, this is the next best thing. These chewy, soft treats are a drool-worthy addition to your doggo’s Easter basket and come in different flavors, including roasted vanilla.

Made in mind for pups with sensitivities.

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Let your dog know that Easter celebrations are a time to “bee happy” with these handmade and decorated dog cookies in bright, Easter hues and spring shapes.

Made in North America from locally sourced ingredients, each cookie comes individually wrapped for freshness.

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Dog Easter Basket Toys

Now that you have your treats picked out, let’s choose some toys to stuff in your DIY dog Easter basket.

Short on time? Go for this toy from Bark, in which the basket is the toy! Your dog will enjoy the day playing with the basket’s rope handle plus two squeaker Easter egg toys included.

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Celebrate the season with this versatile Bark toy. The chain of flowers makes for a fun chew with its crinkles and squeakers, or you can place it on your dog’s head for a fun, springtime look. It also makes for a pretty addition to your DIY dog Easter basket.

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For the devotional doggo, this plush and canvas squeaker chew toy by Bark is sure to get them in the Easter spirit.

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Just the thing for a puppy’s first Easter, this set of four cotton rope toys in a fun carrot shape and non-toxic dye will provide hours of chew time with its tight knots and weaving.

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Combine your dog’s egg hunt and Easter basket toy all-in-one go with this puzzle toy from ZippyPaws. Hide the squeaker eggs inside the plush basket and watch as your pup burrows away.

Note: this toy is meant for small and medium dogs, and not aggressive chewers.

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Ethical Pet’s fleece rabbit is a perfect Easter basket item and works as a great chew toy for doggies—and it also makes for a sweet snuggly buddy for your pup to cuddle with between play sessions.

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A quintessential Easter treat for us dog moms and dads, give your pup a Peep of their own with this combo Easter chick squeaker and rope toy.

Note: this toy is not recommended for rough chewers.

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Triple the Easter fun, with three squeaker bunnies to hide inside ZippyPaws’ plush carrot. Best for small and medium dogs who aren’t forceful chewers, this puzzle set is machine washable for plenty of play sessions.

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Dog Easter Baskets

And now, some options for the foundation of your dog Easter basket: the basket!

When in doubt, go with a classic! Colorful bamboo baskets are a staple from childhood egg hunts. The woven design and fixed handle make for a festive choice when picking a base for your dog’s Easter basket.

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Looking for festive and functional? This plastic bucket with handle and sweet, brightly-colored Easter egg print is just the ticket for putting together your pup’s goodies.

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If you’re looking to get crafty, this is the Easter basket for you! The cotton and canvas tote comes with a printed bunny silhouette (also in pink, blue, and multi) with fluffy 3D tail, plus embroidery yarn if you want to cross-stitch your pup’s name on the fabric. Best of all, this cute, sturdy tote can be reused for errands, storage and more.

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Make the basket part of their Easter gift! Surprise your pup by filling this adorable micro-plush and foam bed with treats and toys. Made for dogs up to 15 lbs. this bed comes with a removable cushion and can go in both the washer and dryer for easy cleaning.

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Who could resist this sweet, bunny face? This soft, but sturdy, felt basket is a cute accompaniment to your already cute as could be dog. Plus, it’ll look great in those Easter snaps for the ‘gram.

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Whether you have more than one dog, are looking to get your kids and pup matching baskets, or just really want to spoil your doggy this Easter, this set of 3 BPA-free colorful, plastic baskets with Easter-themed trim are a great deal.

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Further Reading

Read up on more ways to celebrate Easter with your dog in the articles below.

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