20 Dog Puns That Will Have You Howling

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Sometimes words just aren't enough when it comes to accurately describing just how important dogs are to people. Dog owners often sleep with their dogs, wake up to them, spend the day with them, and come home to them.

Dogs are also notoriously funny. There are millions of videos, photos, memes, and movies dedicated to how funny dogs can be. My family dog growing up had a strange and hilarious hatred of bananas, so anytime anyone in the house would eat a banana in front of him, he would bark and growl, while wagging his tail of course. You could say they drove him bananas. (I'm getting ahead of myself.)

Dogs feature prominently in most people's favorite funny stories and jokes, which is why there are hundreds of puns and jokes about dogs. These dog puns might have you LOL-ing or rolling your eyes. Either way, they're an ode to the joy dogs bring their humans every day.

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Photo credit: Blake Little - Getty Images

Classic Dog Puns

  • He's barking up the wrong tree.

  • Paws-itively!

  • Today's been ruff.

  • She's having a ball!

  • Come to the bark side.

  • Bone Appetit!

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Photo credit: Buy Khum Khng Sukh / EyeEm - Getty Images

Breed-specific Dog Puns

  • My dog's not fat, she's just a little Husky.

  • You have the Corg-key to my heart.

  • Yes, they Maltese-d his hair at the groomer's.

  • We have to throw out the mattress. We have bed-Pugs.

  • Retriever? I hardly know her.

  • I call bull-Shih Tzu.

  • He's Great Dane-gerous.

  • He's doing a thorough Lab report.

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Photo credit: Jaromir Chalabala / EyeEm - Getty Images

Hilarious Puns About Your Dog

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

  • She's the best branch manager. I'm going to promote her.

  • He's really hounding me for treats.

  • Yes, my dog's in the car. I needed a new subwoofer.

  • It's cold outside. He's a chili dog.

  • We're friends fur-ever.

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