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.

Courtesy Kari Smith

This Christmas card's gone to the dogs!

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

Grand Prize Winner

Courtesy Merrie Soltis

What cats think of Christmas

Is "Christmas" the human word for "sit around and wait for presents"? Because I just call that "living."

Courtesy Christina Cherro

Nestled asleep in their beds

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.

Courtesy Linda Marler


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

Courtesy Renee Cybul

Naughty or nice?

Santa: I lied. #YOLO

Courtesy Kay Taylor

Fun one-liners

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

Courtesy Lora Sambora

Pug life

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

Courtesy Kay Steffen

Sugarplum Fairy

All dressed up and no backsides to sniff.

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Courtesy Marianna Cincotta

All I want for Christmas

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

Courtesy Jennifer Burdick

Take. It. Off.


Courtesy Lois Karhinen

O Hanukkah

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

Courtesy Aaron Pigors

An empty box?

Best present ever.

Courtesy Kathleen Silva

Make like a tree...

...and wreath us alone!

Courtesy Terrie Kelly

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

Slush puppies!

Courtesy Emily Warchol

Put down your phone!

This sleigh isn't gonna pull itself, people.

Courtesy Mar Sension

Why do I dress up before sniffing around the yard?

I don't want to get frost-bite.

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