These Dog Puns Are Just Howl-arious

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How do you know a good dog pun from a bad dog pun? The good ones make you bark with laughter!

That’s the goal with these howl-arious dog puns: To make you smile, just like an adorable wet nose does. Like the cutest dog breeds, these corny jokes can improve even the ruffest of days. They make a perfect birthday card message when you don’t know what to write for the dog lover in your life, as well as some cute pet-friendly Instagram captions.

We’ve included short dog puns, dog jokes, breed-specific puns and even some punny pop culture references. Whether you enjoy wagging tails or witty wordplay, these puns are perfect for all dog lovers. (They might even be better than dog memes, but don't tell anyone!) And now, without further awoo

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Short Dog Puns

  • These puns are paw-ful.

  • I'm the ulti-mutt dog lover!

  • Urine my heart forever.

  • Howl you doin'?

  • Don’t go bacon my heart.

  • Anything is paws-ible.

  • No pupperazzi, please.

  • That fancy dog was quite pawsh.

  • You're looking fetching today.

  • I forgot to feed my dog on time and he hounded me about it all day.

  • I’ve never pet a dog I didn’t like.

  • He won’t bring the ball back. He says it’s too far-fetched.

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Breed-specific Dog Puns

  • My dog’s not fat. He’s just a little Husky!

  • The Dalmatian hid from people because he didn’t want to be spotted.

  • You’re the best dog in the world. I Shih Tzu not.

  • Be careful when it's raining cats and dogs, or else you might step in a Poodle.

  • Retriever? I hardly know her.

  • The Dachshund had to sit in the shade because it was a hot dog.

  • Mistakes happen. There's no need to terrier self up about it.

  • You have the corg-key to my heart.

  • What do dogs drink in the morning? Earl Greyhound tea.

  • You’re such a mal-tease.

  • In this race, the Weiner takes it all.

  • I worked all day with no break. It was a Mastiff waste of time.

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Dog Jokes

  • Why did the dog go to the bank? To make a de-paws-it.

  • What was the sale this week at the pet store? Buy one dog, get one flea!

  • Where do dogs go after their tails fall off? The re-tail store.

  • What kind of construction are dogs best at? Roofing.

  • What kind of car does a dog drive? A Fur-rari.

  • What do you call a dog magician? A Labracadabrador.

  • What did the Dalmatian say after eating dessert? "Man, that really hit the spot!"

  • What do dogs do after they finish obedience school? They get their masters.

  • Why can’t dogs work the TV remote? Because they always hit the paws button.

  • What do you call a dog in the winter? A chili dog!

  • Why did the dog act out? He had problems with pawthority.

  • What’s a dog’s favorite part of New York City? Central Bark!

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Dog Birthday Puns

  • You’re my pup of tea.

  • Where’s the paw-ty at?

  • Thanks fur everything.

  • Happy bark-day!

  • Let me paw you a drink.

  • I love you, fur real.

  • I chews you!

  • Let’s raise the woof.

  • I'm mutts about you!

  • Happy birthday to my best fur-end!

  • You deserve a round of ap-paws!

  • Let’s have a ball!

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Pop Culture Dog Puns

  • What’s a dog’s favorite action flick? Jurassic Bark.

  • Don’t stop retrieving, hold on to that feline!

  • I like big mutts and I cannot lie.

  • What's a dog's favorite movie? Harry Paw-ter and the Sorcerer's Bone!

  • Who is the greatest dog detective that ever lived? Sherlock Bones.

  • What dog does Dracula own? A Bloodhound.

  • Come to the bark side.

  • What is a dog’s favorite TV show? Barking Bad!

  • Who was the dog’s favorite artist? Andy Warhowl.

  • Luke, I am your paw-ther!

  • What is a dog’s favorite rock band? Linkin Bark.

  • That dog is so beautiful, she should be on the cover of Vanity Fur.

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