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57 Dog Memes That Are Paws-itively Hilarious

Whether you're a pet parent or you just love adorable pictures, these funny dog memes will make you howl with laughter

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The funniest dog memes on the internet

There really isn’t much a dog can’t fix. Their soft fur, adorable noses and unconditional love make everything just a little bit better, even on the toughest days. And they’re about to make you laugh, thanks to some of the best memes around. The internet is flooded with adorable dog smiling memes, cat memes and other animal memes, but for the next few minutes, it’s all about the cutest dog breeds in these funny dog memes. We’re talking corgis, German shepherds, chihuahuas and all the other pups that make your heart go awww. It’s a pup-palooza, and you’re welcome!

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Star student

Honor roll, here I come! This is just one of many funny dog photos you need to see.

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Happy husky

And a cute husky too.

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Show those teeth

Good puppies get lots of treats.

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Let’s play fetch

If I don’t see the ball leave your hand, I’m leaving the dog park.

Don’t miss these paw-some dog quotes that celebrate your furry friend!

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Busy schedule

I’m too tired to find a comfortable sleeping position, but I can’t stop browsing funny dog memes and silly dog puns.

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Say cheese!

Who bought this ridiculous hat? And why haven’t I gotten any treats?

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Spring cleaning

I thought I did a successful job scaring this monster away last time. Apparently not! (Who’s gonna tell him that dogs with floppy ears are too cute to be scary?)

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Annual checkup

I was lied to. But if you want to know where I’d like to be petted, we can be friends again.

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Rise and shine

I don’t care if it’s 6:30 in the morning on a Saturday.

Who doesn’t love a wholesome meme like this?

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They’ll never know it was me.

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Make sure to get some drool in there too.

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The good stuff

I’m going to smell so good.

Side note: Here’s all the info you’ll need to bathe your dog after this delightful episode.

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The cat has got to go

I’m just trying to keep you on budget.

Of course, some pups actually like cats. See the dogs that get along with cats for the ultimate pairing.

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Shades on

Blocking out that bright sun.

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Apply the brakes

Cannot. Slow. Down.

Woman working with a dog on her lap. Meme text: When they ask you to describe your ideal work environment
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The most relatable of funny dog memes

I’d like something fluffy on my lap, please. Preferably a fluffball that barks.

Dog growling. Meme text: PER MY LAST EMAIL…
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Passive-aggressive pup

Did you even read my email? These dogs working from home sure did.

Dog with fluffy hair. Meme text: Me leaving the salon
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That fresh blowout look

Is the wind making my hair frizzy?

Happy smiling dog. Meme text: When your human asks who the best dog is and you already know it’s you
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The favorite child

Yeah, I’m the good boy.

Dog getting close to camera. Meme text: When you open the camera and it’s front facing
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Oh, hello!

Not my best angle.

Dog outside door with line of cats before him. Meme text: You may be wondering why I’ve gathered you all here today…
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Impromptu meeting

This is serious.

Dog in front of laptop with a bunch of other dogs on it. Meme text: Just another day working from home
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Another day, another Zoom call

Lassie, you’re on mute.

Meme text: The girls getting together for brunch
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Two mimosas, please

Should we take a picture for Instagram?

Dog swaddled in blanket on bed. Meme text: Monday, again?
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Just one more snooze

If I go back to sleep, maybe I’ll wake up and it will be Friday.

Dog beside two children in bathtub. Meme text: Oh, you didn’t mean me?
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Caught red-handed

I just wanted to feel included.

Woman doing yoga with her dog. Meme text: Now it’s time for downward-facing dog
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Yoga time!

That’s the best form I’ve ever seen (and a pretty good dog joke too).

Little girl pulling dog on a sled. Meme text: Faster! Faster!
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Sleigh dog?

More like sleigh baby.

Dog at the dinner table staring at bacon.Meme text: What’s for dessert?
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Dinner first

I could go for some peanut butter. Or, you know, whatever you humans are having.

Two dogs watching a kibble commercial on TV. Meme text: Me and my bff watching Chopped
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MasterChef, dog edition

There’s nothing quite like reality TV.

Dog glaring at camera. Meme text: When someone talks to you before your morning coffee
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Go away

I declare myself not responsible for anything that may happen.

If this sounds familiar, you’ll also appreciate these funny coffee memes.

Dog swinging head around so that jaw flaps. Meme text: When you have an itch you just can’t scratch
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So annoying

Maybe it will go away if I ignore it.

Dog in glasses looking up at camera, holding a book open. Meme text: When someone interrupts you in the middle of a chapter
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Do not disturb

I’m just getting to the best part!

Dog staring at two children who are eating ice cream. Meme text: Excuse me, where’s my cone?
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Are you going to finish that?

It would be a shame if I spotted a squirrel and accidentally knocked that cone right out of your hand.

Not to be a party pooper while you’re looking at funny dog memes, but your dog probably shouldn’t be eating ice cream.

Little dog with hair in curlers. Meme text: Who are you looking at?
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New ’do

You think I wake up looking this adorable?

Weiner dog in hot dog costume. Meme text: What’s so funny?
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My owner made me

What? It’s not like you haven’t seen a dog in a hot dog costume before.

Dog sitting on a lawn chair in flower necklace and sunglasses. Meme text: Me on that one 60-degree day in February
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Fun in the sun

Am I getting a tan?

While this isn’t a Monday meme, per se, it will certainly make you smile on the worst day of the week.

Dog looking apologetically at camera. Meme text: Before you see what happened in the kitchen, just remember that I love you
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Unconditional love

It’s not nearly as bad as it looks.

Dog sticking out of doggy door. Meme text: Let me in so I can tell you I want to go back outside again
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Every time

Let’s see how I can annoy the humans a little more than usual today.

Long-haired chihuhua sticking out of the window of a car majestically. Meme text: They see me rollin’
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Car ride

Nothing like having your fur blowing in the wind.

For more fun, check out these dog one-liners.

Dog holding a ball toward camera. Meme text: Got it! Now please throw it a couple hundred more times
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Thanks for playing!

The best game of all time.

Two dogs in a car. Meme text: Mom, he’s touching me
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Are we there yet?

Nothing quite like a long car ride with the kids.

A dog staring at itself in the mirror. Meme text: Today’s the day I will finally catch my own tail
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A little positive reinforcement

If you can dream it, you can do it. Right?

If this funny dog meme has you wondering about this strange habit, we have the answer to why dogs chase their tails.

A dog in a sweater looking sadly into snow. Meme text: When you realize you have to shovel after the cozy snowstorm
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Winter wonderland

At least the sweater looks cute!

Dog shining in the sunlight. Meme text: Is this good enough for Facebook?
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New profile picture

Can you just take it one more time?

Dog sitting on couch surrounded by feathers of broken pillows. Meme text: So I was just sitting here and the pillow exploded
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Funny story

So strange how that just happened out of nowhere.

After you’ve stopped laughing at these hilarious dog memes, try not to chuckle at these relatable dog cartoons.

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Save your tears

The dogs that get it, get it.

Sometimes a few relatable back-to-work memes are the only things that can ease the suffering of the workweek.

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All dressed up with nowhere to go

We all have that one friend who’s constantly running late.

At least you can look at funny dog memes while you wait!

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Passion for fashion

Being courageous in your fashion choices isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be.

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How’s this?

Cheese, please!

And now that we’re seeing this picture, we have to wonder: Do dogs actually smile? It sure looks like it here!

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Self-care Sunday

Can I enjoy my tea, face mask and funny dog memes in peace?

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Snack time

There’s nothing worse than an empty stomach and even emptier cabinets.

Find out if hunger is one of the reasons why dogs pant.

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Party hard

Shades on = swag on.

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Toothy grin

So white, they’re blinding!

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Spilling the tea

Sometimes, the gossip is too much to take.

When that’s the case, check out these calming pictures to get your bearings again.

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Puppy-dog eyes

They don’t call them puppy-dog eyes for nothing.

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Our condolences

Taking the meaning of “fighting like cats and dogs” literally.

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Playin’ hooky


And if you want to high-tail it out of here with your pup, try booking a stay at one of these pet-friendly hotels.

Additional reporting by Morgan Cutolo and Lucie Turkel.

Emma Taubenfeld
Emma Taubenfeld is a former assistant editor for Reader’s Digest who writes about digital lifestyle topics such as memes, social media captions, pickup lines and cute pets. When she’s not working, you can find Emma reading corny young adult novels, creating carefully curated playlists and figuring out how to spice up boxed mac and cheese.