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!

Courtesy Kari Smith

Usually Santa wears a whole costume, but this dog ... just pants.

Grand Prize Winner

What cats think of Christmas

Courtesy 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

Courtesy 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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Courtesy Linda Marler

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

Naughty or nice?

Courtesy Renee Cybul

Santa: I lied. #YOLO

Fun one-liners

Courtesy Kay Taylor

What did Santa say to me? Get a long, little doggie.

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Pug life

Courtesy Lora Sambora

I didn't choose the pug life, the pug life chose me.

Sugarplum Fairy

Courtesy Kay Steffen

All dressed up and no backsides to sniff.

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All I want for Christmas

Courtesy Marianna Cincotta

Alpha dog seeking: Hot breath, cold nose, waggy tail.

Take. It. Off.

Courtesy Jennifer Burdick


O Hanukkah

Courtesy 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?

Courtesy Aaron Pigors

Best present ever.

Make like a tree...

Courtesy Kathleen Silva

...and wreath us alone!

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!

Courtesy Emily Warchol

This sleigh isn't gonna pull itself, people.

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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