16 Funny Cat and Dog Photos for Christmas

The adorable winners of our Petplan pet photo contest have some jokes and quips for making the most of the howlidays.

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This Christmas card's gone to the dogs!

This Christmas card's gone to the dogs!Courtesy Kari Smith
Usually Santa wears a whole costume, but this dog ... just pants.

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What cats think of Christmas

What cats think of ChristmasCourtesy Merrie Soltis
Is "Christmas" the human word for "sit around and wait for presents"? Because I just call that "living."

Nestled asleep in their beds

Nestled asleep in their bedsCourtesy Christina Cherro
Deck the howls with boughs of holly fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-aaoooo.
'Tis the season to be jowly fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-aaoooo.

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Besties

BestiesCourtesy Linda Marler
Hey, did you hear the one about the sick parrot? Fortunately, his condition was tweetable!

Naughty or nice?

Naughty or nice?Courtesy Renee Cybul
Santa: I lied. #YOLO

Fun one-liners

Fun one-linersCourtesy Kay Taylor
What did Santa say to me? Get a long, little doggie.

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Pug life

Pug lifeCourtesy Lora Sambora
I didn't choose the pug life, the pug life chose me.

Sugarplum Fairy

Sugarplum FairyCourtesy Kay Steffen
All dressed up and no backsides to sniff.

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All I want for Christmas

All I want for ChristmasCourtesy Marianna Cincotta
Alpha dog seeking: Hot breath, cold nose, waggy tail.

Take. It. Off.

Take. It. Off.Courtesy Jennifer Burdick
Now.

O Hanukkah

O HanukkahCourtesy Lois Karhinen
What does a bark-mitzah boy have to do to get some kosher kibble around here?

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An empty box?

An empty box?Courtesy Aaron Pigors
Best present ever.

Make like a tree...

Make like a tree...Courtesy Kathleen Silva
...and wreath us alone!

What do you call a bunch of dogs who played in the snow?

What do you call a bunch of dogs who played in the snow?Courtesy Terrie Kelly
Slush puppies!

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Put down your phone!

Put down your phone!Courtesy Emily Warchol
This sleigh isn't gonna pull itself, people.

Why do I dress up before sniffing around the yard?

Why do I dress up before sniffing around the yard?Courtesy Mar Sension
I don't want to get frost-bite.

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