20 Fun Ways To Surprise, Your Wife With A Puppy!

Are you looking for ways to surprise your wife with a puppy? If so, you’re in the right place! Puppies are a great way to show her that you love her, and a pup is sure to bring a smile to your wife’s face.

In this blog post, we will discuss 20 fun ways to surprise your wife with a puppy! We will also provide tips on how to pick the perfect puppy for your wife and what you need to be ready for when it comes to having a dog in the house.

So, if you are thinking about getting your wife a doggy, be sure to read this blog post!

How To Surprise Your Wife With A Puppy

First, we need to cover the steps of deciding to get a puppy. NOTE: you need to make sure both you and her want a puppy; a pup is not something you gift on a whim.

Next, we will cover the ways to surprise your wife. Then finally, we will share with you some really cool videos of husbands surprising their wive’s with a cute doggy.

Deciding To Get A Puppy For Your Wife Step by Step

Step 1: Does she want one?

A puppy is a big commitment, and not something that should be given as a surprise. Not only do puppies require a lot of time and attention, but they also need to be trained and socialized.

If your wife is not prepared to handle a puppy, it can quickly become overwhelming. Furthermore, if your wife is not particularly fond of dogs, she may not appreciate the surprise.

It is important to make sure that both you and your wife are on the same page when it comes to getting a pooch. Otherwise, you may end up with an unhappy wife and an unhappy puppy.

So make sure you have talked extensively about a desire to get a dog before you surprise her with one.

Step 2: What type of dog will she like?

There are many different breeds of puppies, and it’s important to choose one that will fit well into your lifestyle. Do you want a small breed or a large breed? A hypoallergenic breed or a non-shedding breed? A high-energy breed or a low-energy breed? Answering these questions will help you narrow down your choices and find the perfect puppy for you.

Be sure to use this dog breed selector by the American Kennel Club to decide on which type of dog breed you should adopt: Dog Breed Selector.

Step 3: Are you ready?

Trust me, from one guy to another, you will be the one taking care of this dog for the rest of its life! From feeding to taking it on walks, my guess is you will do the majority of the work. Here are seven things to consider.

1. Where will the puppy live?

Puppies need a safe, comfortable place to call home. Do you have a backyard for the puppy to play in? If not, are you willing to take the puppy on regular walks? How much space do you have in your home for a crate or dog bed? Taking these factors into consideration will help you decide if you’re ready for a puppy.

2. Who will take care of the puppy?

Puppies require a lot of time and attention, so it’s important to make sure that someone in your household is willing to take on this responsibility.

Who will feed the puppy and walk the puppy? Who will take the puppy to the vet for check-ups and vaccinations? Make sure that everyone in your household is on board with taking care of a puppy before bringing one home.

3. What can you afford?

Puppies need food, toys, crates, beds, leashes, collars, and more. They also need regular vet check-ups and vaccinations. All of these things cost money, so it’s important to make sure that you can afford a puppy before getting one. Puppy-proofing your home and yard can also be expensive, so be sure to factor that into your budget as well.

If you need help getting an idea of what a puppy will cost annually as it grows up, check out this post we created here about the annual cost of Boston Terriers for a good idea. We surveyed 50 dog owners to give you a pretty good idea of what to expect: Annual Cost Of Owning A Boston Terrier.

4. Are you prepared for accidents?

Puppies have accidents—it’s just part of life. Be prepared for this by keeping things like paper towels and pet Stain & Odor Remover on hand. You’ll also want to make sure that any areas where the puppy will be spending time (crate, dog bed, etc.) are easy to clean and keep sanitary.

5. Are you prepared for chewing?

Puppies love to chew on things, so it’s important to have plenty of chew toys on hand. You’ll also want to make sure that any items that could be harmful if chewed on (e.g., electrical cords) are out of reach of the pup. And be prepared for some damage to your belongings—chewing is part of being a puppy!

6. Are you prepared for barking?

Puppies bark—it’s another part of life. Be prepared for this by having patience and teaching your pup when it is appropriate to bark (e.g., when someone is at the door) and when it is not (e..g,, in the middle of the night). If barking becomes excessive, there are products available (e..g., ultrasonic bark control devices) that can help train your pup not to bark excessively.

7. What is your lifestyle?

Do you live in a house or an apartment? Do you have a backyard? How much time are you home during the day? Do you travel often? These are all important factors to consider when deciding if a puppy is right for you.

20 Fun Ways To Surprise, Your Wife With A Puppy

1. Pick up a puppy from a local shelter or rescue organization.

There are so many wonderful puppies waiting for homes at shelters and rescue organizations, and your wife will be thrilled that you’ve chosen to adopt one in need. Plus, she’ll get all the joys of raising a puppy without having to go through the process of picking one out herself.

2. Have the puppy delivered to her door.

If you can’t swing taking a day off work to pick up the puppy yourself, have someone else do it for you! Arrange to have the puppy delivered to your wife’s workplace or home, and make sure she’s available to take him in. She’ll be so surprised and excited when she sees that little ball of fluff waiting for her.

3. Set up a scavenger hunt leading to the puppy.

This is a great way to add an element of fun and excitement to the surprise. Hide clues around your house or yard that will lead your wife to the puppy, and make sure she has everything she needs (leash, collar, food, etc.) when she gets there.

4. Get creative with your proposal.

If you’re feeling really ambitious, why not propose to your wife with a puppy. Have the pup wear a collar with a note and ring attached asking her to marry you, or present her with an “engagement pup-py.” She’s sure to say yes!

Be sure to check out this video of a buying doing a pup-posal!


5. Set up a doggy play date with one of her friends’ puppies.

If your wife has a friend who also has a puppy, set up a play date for the two of them. Then have the friend bring her puppy and surprise your wife with her very own pooch.

6. Give the puppy as a birthday gift.

If your wife’s birthday is coming up, why not surprise her with a new furry friend to celebrate? Puppies make the perfect birthday present, and she’ll be thrilled to have a new member of the family to celebrate with. Make sure you have everything ready for the puppy when he arrives (food, water, toys, etc.) so that the transition is as smooth as possible.

7. Place the puppy in the car.

You can place the puppy in your car and ask your wife to go grab something for you, this is a great surprise. Make sure the puppy is safely secured in the car before surprising your wife. You don’t want him to escape and run loose in the neighborhood, or worse, get into an accident.

You also wanna make sure that the puppy is safe temperature-wise so you don’t wanna leave it in the car a long time on a hot or cold day.

8. Plan a surprise visit to see your wife with the puppy!

You could go to your wife’s work and surprise her with a puppy. But just remember you’re gonna be the one to take the puppy back to the house. Chances are you can’t leave the puppy with your wife.

9. Dinner Surprise!

Have your wife go out to dinner with you and surprise her at the restaurant or while taking a walk together. You’ll just want to make sure you go to a pet-friendly restaurant. Be sure to check your area with the website: bringfido.com. On this site, you can find restaurants near you that puppy friendly.

10. Make a puppy video!

Record yourself and the puppy playing and then show her the video as her surprise.

11. Have family help.

If you have family or friends nearby, why not get them involved in the surprise? Have someone hide the puppy while your wife isn’t looking and then let her find him when she least expects it. It’ll be even more special to share such a wonderful gift with loved ones.

12. Hide the puppy in a present.

Give your wife a present with a puppy inside. You can put the pup in an open box or bag, making sure he’s comfortable and has enough room to move around. When she opens the gift, she’ll be surprised by the cute little addition!

13. Use the puppy as a distraction.

If your wife is busy doing something else, use the puppy as a way to get her attention and surprise her. For instance, if she’s in the kitchen cooking dinner, have someone bring in the pup and let him run around until she notices him. It’ll be an unexpected but delightful surprise!

14. Have the puppy greet her at the door when she comes home.

This is a great surprise if your wife is coming home from work or an errand. Have someone hide the puppy somewhere in the entryway and then let him run to greet her when she opens the door. She’ll be so excited that she won’t know what to do!

15. Have the puppy waiting in her bedroom when she wakes up.

This is a great way to surprise your wife after a long night of sleep. Place the puppy in her bedroom and make sure he’s comfortable before she wakes up. When she does, she’ll be pleasantly surprised by such an unexpected yet delightful gift!

16. Give the puppy as a Holiday Gift.

If you’re looking for a way to surprise your wife with a furry friend this holiday season, look no further than the local shelter or rescue organization. There are so many puppies in need of homes, and your wife will be thrilled to receive one as a gift. Plus, she won’t have to worry about any of the responsibility of taking care of the pup—you can take care of that!

17. Take her for a puppy walk.

If your wife is an avid pet lover, why not take her out for a puppy walk? You can plan the route in advance so you’ll know when to stop and surprise your wife with the pup. She’ll be overjoyed by such a generous gesture!

18. Breakfast and puppy in bed.

This is a fun way to surprise your wife with a pup. Serve her breakfast in bed with the puppy curled up beside her! She’ll be thrilled when she sees the little furry one accompanying her meal.

19. Take pictures of the puppy and post it on social media.

This is a great way to surprise your wife without her even knowing! Take pictures of the pup and post it on social media or send it to a group chat. Everyone will be so excited for your wife’s new addition that she’ll be overjoyed when she finally finds out about it!

20. Place the puppy inside a gift basket.

This is an exciting way to surprise your wife with her new pup! Create a gift basket with all sorts of pet-related items and place the puppy in the center of it. She’ll be so excited when she opens her gift and finds out what’s inside!

There are plenty of creative ways to surprise your wife with a puppy. With some careful planning and thoughtfulness, you can make the experience even more special and memorable. No matter which approach you take, she’ll be thrilled by such a wonderful gift!

Videos Of Husbands Surprising Their Wives With A Puppy

Check out these five videos on how these husbands successfully surprised their wives with a puppy.

Heartwarming moment husband surprises wife with two puppies

Husband surprises wife with Golden Retriever for Christmas

Man allergic to dogs surprises wife with puppy for Christmas

Rich Surprises Sara! French Bulldog Puppy

Surprise puppy birthday present

Is it a good idea to get your wife a puppy as a gift?

Whether or not it’s a good idea to get your wife a puppy as a gift is ultimately up to you. Some couples find that having a pet together can strengthen their relationship, while others find that taking care of a pet can be too much work. Make sure you consider your wife’s feelings about getting a dog and whether or not she’s ready for the responsibility before making your final decision.

Final Thoughts…

Now that you know a little more about what it is going to take to own a dog, plus surprise ideas, we hope you are ready to stun your wife with the amazing gift of a beautiful puppy.

If you are still trying to figure out which dog breed is right for you and your family, take a look at our list of 198 different breeds and their photos. Each breed has its own unique history and personality traits that make it special.

We hope this guide helped you narrow down your choices and find the perfect pup for your home.

Donnie Gardner

Donnie Gardner is the owner of the Boston Terrier Society. He has been raising Bella the Boston since 2010. He resides in Kansas with his wife, daughter, and Bella. His favorite activities are hanging out with family, traveling, running (but has bad knees), and reading non-fiction books.

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