40 Pawesome Pet Puns to Make You Howl

Whether you love to shell-ebrate your favorite shelled friends, laugh at hiss-sterial snake puns, or can't resist kitten around, a good list of puns can make your afternoon better, or at least help you harass friends, family members, and coworkers efficiently. Our list today focuses on two classic house pets—the humble cat and dog. There's nothing more accessible than a cat or dog pun, since just about everyone can relate. If you've got annoying colleagues or a dad who won't stop making bad jokes, know that the best defense is a good offense. Grab these pet puns and wage war against the poor taste of your acquaintances!

20 Dog Puns

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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. What did Darth Vader name his son? Luke Skybarker.

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

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

11. The dog barked all night without any paws.

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

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

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

15. I'm all about the pug life.

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

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

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

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

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

20 Cat Puns

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Cat lovers will hopefully agree with some of our fave phrases.

1. I love your purr-se.

2. My cat wants a Furr-ari.

3. I've got my thinking cat on.

4. Wait a meow-ment.

5. Cat got your tongue?

6. Is your feline friend having a cat-astrophe?

7. Are you hiss-terical over your cat's shenanigans?

8. Our cat has a crazy purrsonality.

9. We adopted our cat, not sure his hiss-tory.

10. Some felines have a cat-titude

11. We love to wear our paw-jamas with our cats at night.

12. How purr-suasive is your cat?

13. Our fave story is Great Catsby and Shakespurr.

14. We are not kitten around about the above novels!

15. Do you believe in Santa Claws? She's awful purr-ty.

16. Cats are litter-ally the best animal on the planet.

17. Do you have a self paw-trait of your cat hanging on the wall?

18. The paw-lease showed up at our house, thanks to our cat claw enforcement solved the crime.

19. We were pawsitively blown away when we found out our cat's favorite color...purr-ple.

20. Some cats are purr-fect! Purr-haps all cats are perfect felines!

This article was originally published May 15, 2020.