Skip to Content

20 Easy Ideas for a Puppy Party on a Budget

puppy party

4. Set up a “Feed Your Puppy” Station

Of all the puppy party stations, feeding will be the most popular! Feeding is also always the major expense at parties. You can keep food on the cheap with a well-thought out menu that also is playful enough to fit with the theme. You also want to be sure to serve up things that the kids will actually eat while choosing menu items that won’t break the bank.

Want free printable Puppy Party signs? Download here!

5. Follow this inexpensive, kid-pleasing puppy party menu

You don’t have to have EVERYTHING, but do choose a savory, a vegetable/fruit, a sweet and a beverage at a minimum for your food selection. A suggested menu:

  • Hot dogs wrapped in puff pastry
  • Chex “Puppy chow” served out of a (new) clean dog dish
  • DIY Puppy cupcakes
  • Blue jello a la “dog water”
  • Pita cookie cuttered into dog bones with veggies and hummus served in a dog dish
  • Homemade dog, fire hydrant and bone shaped sugar cookies
  • Bottled water – your “Water the Puppy” station


puppy party-16 puppy party-29puppy party-56

6. Custom Cupcakes a Beginner can Make

The puppy cupcakes were a huge hit at the party we threw, and were made with no real cake decorating skill. Click over for the easy peasy recipe!

7. Water Your Dog Station

You’ll want a place where the kids can easily drop in and pick up something to drink amidst all the running around they’re going to be doing. Bottled waters are perfect for this.

puppy party-12

8. SUPER EASY CUSTOM PARTY TRICK: Make your water bottles inexpensively personalized by taping a 2×8.5 inch piece of scrapbook paper around the bottle. If you want to make them submersible in ice water, tape both sides with clear packing tape before you wrap them around the bottle.


With all the kids running around the party, you want some activity to stand out as super fun that they’re going to remember! See the ideas for big smiles on the next page.


Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.

Paw Patrol Party Cake - DIY Your Cake in less than 10 minutes!

Tuesday 18th of June 2019

[…] 20 easy ideas for a puppy party on a budget […]

The top 20 Ideas About Dog Birthday Gift Ideas - Home Inspiration and DIY Crafts Ideas

Monday 10th of June 2019

[…] Best Dog Birthday Gift Ideas from 20 Easy Ideas for a Puppy Party on a Bud Page 3 of 6. Source Image: Visit this site for details: […]

20+ Dog-Themed Puppy Party Activity Ideas - Parties With A Cause

Wednesday 22nd of May 2019

[…] best part of any party is the FOOD! Set up a great dog-themed spread, like this one from Frog Prince Paperie, to keep the kids going strong. You can find a whole lot more Puppy Party Food ideas […]

sonal agarwal

Thursday 21st of February 2019

amazing stuff dear

Paula Biggs

Wednesday 27th of February 2019

Thanks so much!


Monday 10th of September 2018

The link to the printable is not working.