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35 Dog Jokes for Kids: Wholesome Fun for the Entire Family

Brooke Bundy

By Brooke Bundy

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Dogs can be silly creatures, so it’s no wonder that the internet is full of jokes about them. These kid-friendly jokes will have you rolling on the floor with your dog after just a couple of punchlines. Try reading them aloud to your dog for a paw-sitively good time.

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The 35 Top Dog Jokes for Kids

1. What’s a dog’s least favorite place to shop?

The flea market.

2. Why did the dog cross the street?

There was a chicken on the other side.

3. Why couldn’t the dog finish the movie?

It was “pawsed.”

4. What happens when a German Shepherd moves to Sydney?

They become an Australian Shepherd.

5. What do you call a Dachshund laying in the sun?

A hot dog.

Horizontal portrait of a dog (puppy), breed dachshund black and brown Male
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6. What kind of dog steals all the blankets?

An Afghan Hound.

7. What type of dog likes to organize its toys?

A “Basket” Hound.

8. How do dogs travel?

On a Greyhound Bus.

9. What dog likes to drink milkshakes?

The “Malt-ese.”

10. What dog once ruled over?

The Pharaoh Hound.

Anubis of Ancient Egypt
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11. How does a dog make frosting for a cake?

They “Whippet.”

12. What does the dog say when they see a parasite?

“Flea from me!”

13. Why do dogs take a day off?

They needed to “paws” and take a break.

14. What type of dog likes their fur washed?

A shampoo-dle.

15. How do dogs ask their girlfriend out for a date?

They coll-ar.

Two small dogs sniff and check each other out
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16. Where do dogs go when they visit Europe?


17. Where do dogs go when they want cookies?

“Fi-dough’s” Bakery.

18. Why was the dog not scared of the haunted house?

They were looking for bones.

19. What type of dog loves to draw?

A Doodle.

20. What dog breed does a scientist have?

A Lab-rador.

chocolate labrador retriever dog in the parking lot
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21. What do dogs say when they’re having a good time?

They’re having a ball.

22. What do you call a dog that works in shipping?

A Boxer.

23. What’s a dog’s favorite Christmas song?

“Santa Paws Is Coming To Town.”

24. What do dogs say when they’re going on vacation?

They’re going on a howl-iday.

25. What do you call a dog that needs a job?

A bored Collie.

male and female black and white Border Collie dogs
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26. What does a dog put on when it’s going to storm?

A rain coat.

27. Why did the dog wear rain boots to the park?

So they won’t step in a Poodle.

28. What do you call a dog who works in national parks?

A bark ranger.

29. What dog is quick to blame others?

A Pointer.

30. Where can a dog get a good meal and a bath?


31. What do dogs say when they’re surprised?

“Bow wow.”

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32. What do you call a dog that won’t stop howling in Virginia?

A Chesapeake “Baying” Retriever.

33. How do dogs compliment each other’s outfit?

They say they look fetching.

34. What dog loves the month of April?

A Spring-er Spaniel.

35. What’s a dog’s favorite game?


cocker spaniel dog sitting on the grass
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Now that you’ve read some of our jokes, maybe your dog can inspire you to create your own. Share them with your friends and see where the laughter leads. You might create a joke book so that you remember all of your jokes for later.

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