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Uncommon Dog Puns That Will Crown You the King of Dad Jokes


It's hard to go wrong with a good list of dog puns. Whether you're having a hard day, or you're trying to weather the dog days of summer (ha), a good laugh can keep you from chasing your tail with anxiety. Of course, our pups are already great at putting a smile on our faces, but it's also fun to make little jokes inspired by our favorite aspects of our canine companions.

Dog puns are great at putting a smile on your face, and it's easy to reach for them when you need something to make friends, family, or coworkers laugh. If you're always getting one-upped in the dad joke game, look no further than our curated list of dog puns guaranteed to leave you howling. We're serious. These are dog-gone funny.

Classic Dog Puns

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There are some dog puns that you should always have ready to go. Here are a few classics that you might not have heard of. After all, the Internet has made everyone a bit of a connoisseur of puns, and it's hard to find the original ones these days.

1. What do you call a dog magician? A Labracadabrador!

2. What do you call a pup who's over this long, bitter winter already? Mellon Collie!

3. What about a Lab who's very into Norse mythology? Labrathor. (haha)


4. What's more amazing than a talking dog? A spelling bee.

5. He's barking up the wrong tree.

6. These jokes are paws-itively hilarious

7. Monday is always a ruff day.


8. She's having a ball!


Hilarious Dog Puns

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Some funny dog puns that are better than pug life and pupcorn, though those certainly have their place in the history books. Animal puns are always funny, of course, but our personal favorite is the Pink Floyd reference.

1. Be prepared for the pup-arazzi when your dog hits the red carpet!

2. Our doxie is referred to as a hot dog but we like to call him our furry pup-sicle.

3. Our dog's favorite movie is Jurassic Bark.


4. We live with two 'colliefornia' pups that love the sun.

5. Our hounds know that anything is paw-sible if they use their noses.

6. We love to watch our dogs do the doggie paddle when they swim.

7. What's your dog's favorite Pink Floyd album? The 'Bark Side of the Moon'.


8. Our small Doxie's bark sounds fur-ocious.

9. What's the best dog to take on a submarine? A subwoofer.

10. They hounded me for days before I finally gave in.



Staff Dog Pun Picks

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Here are some of our staff's favorite dog puns.

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


2. Great Dane lovers are sure obsessed with tall tails.

3. We just got pawsession of a new dog.

4. You have to be careful after it rains cats and dogs and make sure you don't step in a Poodle.

5. The dog was so smart it majored in bark-eology.


6. The dog couldn't find his car in the barking lot.

7. He loved dogs so much he had a Rover-dose.

8. When my dog starts itching, it really ticks me off.

9. The coach wants to put my dog in the baseball game because he always gets walked.


10. The dog barked all night without any paws.

11. The picnic quickly turned into a Bark-B-Q.

12. Make sure you use Collie flour when baking for your dog.

13. There mutt be a chance my dog isn't a purebred.


14. I'm all about the pug life.

Which dog puns do you plan to use in an email this week? Tell us on the Wide Open Pets Facebook page!

This article was originally published June 5, 2020.

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