Party Animal: The Best Christmas Jumpers for Dogs

Once the laughing stock of the fashion world, the festive jumper has made an impressive comeback. No longer the preserve of family photos from the 70s, they’ve become a must-have item – even for dogs. So we’ve sniffed out seven of the best Christmas jumpers for festive pups, including a matching set for truly devoted humans.

Christmas dog jumpers

  1. Matching sets by Dog Threads

Get the ultimate festive photo this year, by matching your outfit to your dog’s. You’re sure to turn some heads with Dog Threads’ sets, but more than that you’ll be helping animals in need – every one sold raises money for Minnesota rescue Secondhand Hounds. Available at:

2. Fair isle jumper by Accessorize

You can’t go wrong with a bit of fair isle, especially when it gets to the Christmas season. This one’s been given some doggie spin, with bones and paw prints alongside festive snowflakes. There’s even some sparkly threads, to really take it to the next level. Available at:

3. Grey star sweater by Fetch + Follow

Dogs that prefer a more subtle approach to the festive season will love this starry sweater by Fetch + Follow. If you’re new to the whole ‘dogs in Christmas jumpers’ thing, this is an understated way to ease yourself into it. It comes in 6 sizes to suit pooches big and small, and is made from 100% organic cotton. Available at:

4. Superstar jumper by Tiny Wolf

Cosy up in this merino wool jumper, which is covered in very of-the-season stars. While you can definitely wear it all winter long, it comes into its own at Christmas, when we promise your dog will be the centre of attention on festive walks. Available at:

5. Rudolf red jumper by Tiny Wolf

It’s Christmas but with a minimalist spin in this bright red jumper by Tiny Wolf. This one’s definitely for the spoiled pups – made from merino wool and hand finished. It’s classic enough that your pooch can wear it for the rest of winter as well. Available at:

6. Dog santa outfit by Accessorize

Ok, this one’s not strictly a jumper, but no yuletide season is complete without a Father Christmas outfit. There’s heart pockets to up the cute factor, and a glittery buckle to complete the transformation into Santa paws. Available at: 

7. Penguin polo neck by Lords & Labradors

Opt for an alternative Christmas motif with this penguin polo neck, which includes a 3D pompom. It comes in six sizes, up to XXL, which means bigger dogs wont’ be feeling left out. Available at: 

Looking for more snuggly sweaters for your dog this festive season? Take a look at our favourites here

Emma Tucker is a London-based writer and editor, who's been covering all things design-related for the past six years. After studying English Literature she spent several years working at magazines including Dezeen and Creative Review, before going freelance. Emma's now a regular contributor to several magazines, including The Spaces and Pitch, and also works with design brands on copywriting and editorial projects. On a day-to-day basis she's assisted by puppy PA and cockapoo Bear.

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