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110+ Dog Puns: Paw-Some & Funny & Puns For Every Occasion

Chantelle Fowler

By Chantelle Fowler

Two laughing dogs

Puns are a quick, easy, and – let’s be real – cheesy, way of injecting a bit of dog-related humor into your everyday life. Whether you’re searching for the perfect phrase to write in a birthday card, a funny caption for your Instagram photo, or a way to brighten the day of other dog lovers in your life, we have the perfect pun for you.

Keep reading to find our list of the best doggone-good puns you’ve ever read.

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Breed-Specific Puns

If you need the perfect pun for your specific dog, we Shih Tzu not, these breed-specific ones below will surely be a hit.

  • You have the Corg-key to my heart.
  • I think you’re Labrador-able.
  • Quit Dachshund around.
  • Dalmatian me crazy!
  • That’s Puggin’ awesome.
  • Sending Poodles of love your way.
  • Dogs are Poodles of fun.
  • Shampoodle and corg-ditioner.
  • All about that Pug life.
  • The Weiner takes all in this race.
  • I’ll Collie you later.
  • Hello Corg-eous.
  • Pardon my Frenchie.
  • Don’t stop retrieving.
  • Caution: Precious Corgo.
  • Pug-get about it!
  • Don’t Terrier-self up about it.
  • My dog isn’t fat; he’s just a bit Husky.

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Dog Joke Puns

We’re paw-sitive that there’s never a bad time to drop the paw-fect punny dog joke. Here are some paw- paw-some puns with some great pet-tential.

  • What’s it called when all the neighborhood dogs gather together for a backyard picnic?
    A Bark-B-Q!
  • What’s an adjective to describe a rich dog?
  • Where do dogs go when their tails come off?
    A re-tail store.
  • What construction job are dogs best at?
  • What do dogs like to eat for breakfast?
  • What happens when a vampire bites a dog?
    It becomes a bloodhound.
  • What’s a dog’s favorite band?
    The Beagles.
  • What Pink Floyd album is always a dog’s favorite?
    The Bark Side of the Moon.
  • What snack do dogs love to eat at the movies?
  • What kind of car do dogs love best?
    A Fur-rari.
  • Where do dogs love to surf?
  • What did the Dalmatian say after finishing his dessert?
    “Mmm…that really hit the spot.”
  • What do you call a dog magician?
    A Labracadabrador.

Dog Name Puns

If you’re hunting for the paw-fect name for your new best fur-rend, these dog name puns inspired by pop culture will surely get the pup-arazzi going mutts for your pup.

  • Lick Jagger
  • Muttley Crew
  • Ron Fleasly
  • Furcules
  • Dumbledog
  • Mary Puppins
  • Post Mabone
  • Bark Obama
  • Chewbarka
  • Hairy Paw-ter
  • Winnie the Pooch
  • Arf Vader
  • Benedict Cumberbark
  • Droolius Caesar
  • The Notorious D.O.G.
  • Kitty Perry
  • Katy Purry
  • Jake Gyllenpaw
  • Meow-y Cyrus
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Dog Puns for Your Social Media Content

If your pup is a diamond in the ruff, a wanna-be Instagram or TikTok star destined for Paw-llywood, your social media captions must be paws-itively fetching to get an audience. These puns will certainly earn him the a-paws from your followers.

  • Pardon the inter-ruff-tion.
  • Let’s raise the woof!
  • Where’s the paw-ty at?
  • It’s my paw-ty, I’ll bark if I want to.
  • You’re looking quite fetching today.
  • Can’t escape the pup-arazzi.
  • We all need to take some time to paws and reflect.
  • Life sure is ruff when you’re not around.
  • Going to a bark-B-Q.
  • With fur-riends like these, who needs enemies?
  • Having a fur-bulous time!
  • Fur-give me for the inter-pup-tion.
  • VIP: Very Im-paw-tant Pup-son.
  • Just another day at the paw-ffice.
  • Mondays are ruff.
  • Unleash the fun.

Dog Puns for Occasions

There’s no better way to say happy howl-idays to your friends and family than with these punny holiday dog puns. Write them in cards, use them for your social media content, and take every op-paw-tunity to share these paw-some puns.

Valentine’s Day Puns

  • I ruff you.
  • You Maltese my heart.
  • Fleas be my Valentine.
  • We are paw-fect fur one another.
  • You’re pretty fetching.
  • Life would be ruff without you.
  • You are pup-fection!
  • You’re the dog-gone best.
  • Paw-lease say you’ll be my Valentine.
  • You’re the dog-gone best Valentine.
  • You’re the ulti-mutt Valentine.
  • You have Akita my heart.
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Halloween Puns

  • Happy Howl-o-ween.
  • He’s the sweetest pup-kin in the patch.
  • No tricks. Only treats.
  • Bone appetit!
  • Pup-kin spice and everything nice.
  • Happy Pug-o-ween!
  • Happy Hallo-Weenie.
  • Too cute to spook.
  • Paws off my treats, witches.
  • A fur-ocious beast.
  • Count Pug-ula.

Christmas Puns

  • Happy howl-idays!
  • Happy Paw-lidays!
  • Yappy Holidays!
  • Husky Holidays!
  • Merry Christ-Mutts!
  • Happy Collie-days!
  • Feliz Navi-dog.
  • Santa Paws is comin’ to town.
  • Santa Claws is comin’ to town.
  • Have yourself a furry little Christmas.
  • On the fur-st day of Christmas…
  • We woof you a Merry Christmas.
  • We’re pup to our ears in gifts.
  • It’s Pug-ly Christmas sweater season!

Birthday Puns

  • It’s your bark-day, so let’s woof it up!
  • Happy birthday to my best fur-end.
  • Happy birthday! It’s time for some re-tail therapy and bark-aritas!
  • Happy fur-st birthday!
  • Let’s have a ball!
  • You’re invited to a pool paw-ty – only very good buoys allowed.
  • Pup pup hooray!
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Get Better Soon Puns

  • Sorry to hear you’re feeling ruff!
  • On the bright side, you don’t have to wear a cone.
  • Dogter’s orders: get better soon!
  • Hope your tail will be wagging again in no time!
  • Stay. Heal.

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Final Thoughts

Whether you’re looking for a pun-ny name for your new paw-tner in crime, a paw-some joke to tell your kids, or an a-paw-ling pun to tuck in your back paw-ket for a rainy day, we hope you’ve found our list to be the ulti-mutt collection of dog puns.

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