When you are looking for some fun ways to add a little dog-itude to your Instagram captions or social media posts, check out dog puns! A fun play on words, most dog puns utilize the words bark, bone, fur, howl, leash, mutt, paw, howl, pup, woof and yap or yappy to create a pun that’s just plain barktastic!
A-paws: applause. A round of a-paws for my dog’s first try at agility!
Bark: park. My dog loves Jurassic Bark.
Barkday: birthday. Happy barkday to you!
Barktastic: fantastic. My dog did a barktastic job in his first training class!
Barktober: October. This Barktober, I’m taking my dog to several Howloween festivals!
Bone appetit: bon appetit. Here’s a new dog treat: Bone appetit!
Bone-ified: bonified. My dog is a bone-ified detective–he can sniff out clues like Scooby-Doo!
Brofur: brother. “I’d like a little brofur!”
Depawsit: deposit. “Hello, I’d like to make a de-paw-sit!”
Fur: for. “I’m ready fur treats!”
Furbulous: fabulous. “That dinner was furbulous!”
Fureign: foreign. “Cats speak a fureign language but I am doing my best to understand it.”
Furend: friend. My dog, my best furend, furever.
Furever: forever. Every shelter dog wants a furever family.
Furget: forget. “How could you furget to buy dog chews?!”
Furgive: forgive. “I furgive you.”
Furrench: French. “Are you going to eat those Furrench fries?”
Furmula: formula. My furmula for success: starting the day with dog kisses!
Furrozen: frozen. “Will you carry me? My paws will be furrozen if I walk in that snow!”
Furth: forth. My dog hates the fireworks on the Furth of July.
Furtune: fortune. I had the good furtune to adopt the world’s best dog. What are the odds?
Furtunate: fortunate. I feel very furtunate to get to work at home with my dog!
Furward: forward. The clock sprung furward–but my dog’s stomach has not made the adjustment!
Leash: lease. My dog gave me a new leash on life!
Pup-arazzi: paparazzi. I take so many Instagram photos of my dog that he thinks he’s being followed by the pup-arazzi.
Pawdon: pardon. “Pawdon me, are you going to finish that steak?”
Pawesome: awesome. The groomer did a pawsome job!
Pawfect: perfect. It is the pawfect day for lunch at a patio restaurant with my dog!
Pawffice: office. “Stay home from the pawffice today and let’s take a hike!”
Pawful: awful. “I have not had a dog chew all day…it is a pawful situation.”
Pawrents: parents. “My pawrents made me wear this sweater.”
Paws: pause. “Paws what you are doing and take me for a walk!”
Pawsible: possible. “Would it be pawsible to give me another treat, please?”
Pawsitive: positive. I am pawsitive that this pillow did not have a hole in it when I left for work this morning…
Pawsitively: positively. My dog is pawsitively in love with this toy!
Pawsper: prosper. Live long and pawsper!
Pawtrait: portrait. I love this pawtrait of my dog!
Pawlicy: policy. “My pawlicy is two dog walks per day. Thank you very much.”
Puptastic: fantastic. “Thanks, Mom…these treats you made me are puptastic!”
Pupular: popular. “I’m the most pupular dog at the dog park!”
Ruff: rough. “I’ve had a ruff day!”
Sisfur: sister. “My sisfur is a cat!”
Ultimutt: ultimate. I challenge you and your dog to a game of Ultimutt Frisbee!
Woof: roof. Let’s make some noise and raise the woof!
Wooftastic: fantastic. “These treats are simply wooftastic!”
Yappy: happy. The dog-friendly restaurant hosts a monthly Yappy Hour for pet pawrents and their dogs.
- Christmutts: Christmas
- Howlidays: holidays
- Howl-oween: Halloween
- Jack Fur-ost: Jack Frost
- Santa Paws: Santa Claus
- Woofmas: Christmas