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Paw-sibily the Best 100 Dog Captions for Your Happy Furry Friend

Dogs can be your best friends while also being your worst nightmares. But when you do have that perfect photo of your dog, you also need the perfect caption so we have put together a list of the best dog captions for Instagram for when you are ready to share your next photo. We have also included the best funny dog quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Dog Captions

  • Where would I be without my little furry buddy?
  • If your dog is fat, you aren’t getting enough exercise.
  • Without my dog my wallet would be full, my house would be clean but my heart would be empty.
  • This home is filled with love and dog hair.
  • The only person who understands me is my dog.
  • Leave me alone – I’m only speaking to dogs today.
  • Elementary, my dear Weimaraner.
  • Look at those big old clumsy paws!
  • Oh sure it’s seven years of bad luck for you, but it’s 49 for me!
  • Forget barefoot, I wanna go dogfoot.
  • I hate it when you make me beg.
  • I need to start charging this dork rent.
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  • There’s no such thing as too many kisses from your dog.
  • Looks like someone can’t want to meet the rest of the family!
  • She’s just so fluffy!
  • Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot about puppies.
  • Every snack you make, every meal you bake, every bite you take…I’ll be watching you.
  • What I like most about people is their dogs.
  • Choosing a dog may be the only chance you get to pick a relative.
  • Our newest addition has a bit of a hair problem.
  • Can’t decide if I should scritch the ears or the chin first.
  • Just once I wish someone would put food in front of you and tell you to ‘Leave it.’
  • Something doesn’t smell right …
  • I have no idea what you’re talking about, I’ve been sleeping all day.
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  • It’s always ‘Who’s a good boy?’ and not ‘How’s a good boy?’
  • What else can be said except ‘Awwwwwww!’
  • I would move the stars to keep you in my life forever.
  • If you’re uncomfortable around my dog, I’m happy to lock you in the other room when you come over.
  • Pardon me while I put my face on your face.
  • When you fall asleep watching TV with your bff.
  • My world begins and ends with a cold, wet nose.
  • Those eyes just scream ‘Feed me now!’
  • My dog loves to read Clive Barker.
  • My dog keeps me on a short leash.
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  • No, these are the real Pet Shop Boys.
  • We’re gonna need a bigger food bowl.
  • Where does he get those wonderful squeaky toys?
  • If aliens saw us walking our dogs and picking up their poop, who would they think is in charge?
  • Not me barking at nothing at 4 a.m. and then trying to eat toilet paper.
  • Believe it or not, this isn’t a painting.
  • If I ever have to choose between you and my dog, I hope you’ve finished packing.
  • Completely passed out. Such a Snoozin’ Sarandon.
  • They’re so excited for food I can hear the theme from Paws.
  • Enjoy sleeping on my pillow while you can, because in a few more years you won’t fit.
  • Paint me like one of your French poodles.
  • I think someone’s been tempted by the Bark Side of the Force.
  • No home decor is complete without dog hair.
  • Nothing in the world is friendlier than a wet dog.
  • Dogs are like potato chips. You can’t have just one.
  • I don’t who care who dies in the movie, as long as the dog lives.
  • The more people I meet, the more I love my dog.
  • Jokes on all of you — I get to snuggle with her whenever I want!
  • Don’t tell mom I ate half of her purse. And don’t ask which half.
  • Did the cat put you up to this?
  • If anyone asks, we were out taking walkies.
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  • I wish I could focus on anything as hard as my dog focuses on Snausages.
  • Sometimes when I’m upset, my dog brings me toys.
  • The best therapist has fur and four legs.
  • If you want the best seat in the house, you’ll have to move the dog.
  • Life without a dog is like an unsharpened pencil. It has no point.
  • If our dog doesn’t like you, we probably won’t either.
  • When I die my dog gets everything.
  • I wish they could stay like this forever, but housebroken.
  • Your little code won’t be so handy once I learn how to spell!
  • Of course I want to go outside, why do you keep asking?
  • My tail is crafty, but I’ll catch up to it one day.
  • Paper shopping bags make great hats.
  • This is what makes my world go ‘round.
  • Can’t wait to introduce you to your new forever home.
  • I am going to give you so many head pats.
  • You can trust your dog to guard your house but never trust your dog to guard your sandwich.
  • There will be no shredding of the furniture while I’m gone.
  • Here’s a quick (and adorable) timeline cleanse.
  • I’m going to name my next dog Phideux.
  • It’s all fun and games until the humans come home.
  • I came here to chew bubblegum and chase squirrels. And I’m all out of bubble gum.
  • They patented it, packaged it, slapped it on a plastic lunchbox and now I’m smelling it. I wanna smell it!
  • It’s four blocks to the park, we’ve got our leash, half a bag of treats, it’s mid-afternoon … and I found my sunglasses. Hit it.
  • If my dog were a Transformer, his name would be Begatron.
  • Looks like somebody is happy I’m home.
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  • I whip my tail back and forth, I whip my tail back and forth.
  • We brought you home and my heart has been full ever since.
  • She always knows exactly when I need to pet a dog.
  • I have so many pictures of this sweetheart.
  • You can tell your dogs are thirsty when they form a line for the toilet.
  • I think somebody’s about to do a backflip off the couch.
  • Ooh-wee-hoo, I look just like Buddy Collie.
  • You want the boop? You can’t handle the boop!
  • I’m not a bad dog, I’m just drawn that way.
  • We’re having a different kind of Dog Day Afternoon.
  • Look at this angel. ‘All Dogs Go To Heaven’ indeed.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Dog Mom Captions, Dog Birthday Quotes, Cat Captions and Cat Puns.

Short Funny Captions About Dogs

  • PUPPYYYYYY! Puppypuppypuppypuppy!
  • The pupper is pooped.
  • Long hair don’t care.
  • Less people, more dogs.
  • Dogs are my favorite people.
  • I am one dog short of crazy.
  • Can you dig it??
  • Are you barkin’ at me?
  • I’d adopt them all if I could.
  • 10 out of 10 on Yelp.
  • Cuteness overload!
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  • Not now, my dogs are killin’ me.
  • Bring me my kibble!
  • Say hello to our new baby!
  • Check out this little jellybean.
  • 1 like = I will boop the snoot.
  • Just look at that little nose.
  • Beware! Dog can’t hold its licker.
  • We never were in Kansas, silly.
  • Go ahead, make me play.
  • We’re walkin’ here!
  • This isn’t all it’s barked up to be.
  • This bark’s got some bite.
  • Treats incoming in 5. 4. 3. 2…
  • Caught in an awkward moment.
  • Why don’t they ever hold still?
  • Nailed it on the first try.
  • All we need now is a stick to chase.
  • No Timmys. No wells. Just vibes.
  • Puppies. They make everything better.
  • Worth it!
  • I see a lot of house training in my future.
  • Presenting, Mad Max: Furry Road.
  • You had me at ‘Who’s a good girl?’
  • I find your lack of treats disturbing.
  • Quick! Grab the Frisbee!
  • When are cats ever this sweet?
  • He thinks he’s people!
  • Dogs. Just … dogs.
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  • Happiness is belly rubs.
  • What a little floof.
  • They’re just all paws.
  • I make this look good.
  • Glamor shot!
  • Caught you red-pawed!
  • We’re having a bad fur day.
  • Check out my new haircut!
  • 3, 2, 1, sneeze!
  • Somebody blinked.
  • Nap time.
  • My little paper shredder.
  • My furry son in the sun.
  • Butt pats!
  • We are very loved.
  • Ready, set, fetch!
  • These Paws are on Patrol!
  • Little man had a big day.
  • Eat, Spay, Love.
  • There’s no crying in fetch!
  • Show me the yummy!
  • The Call of the Not So Wild.

Short Dog Quotes for Instagram

“Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies.”—Gene Hill

“‘Meow’ means ‘woof’ in cat.”—George Carlin

“Did you know that there are over three hundred words for love in canine?”—Gabrielle Zevin

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”—Roger Caras

Dog with short funny dog quotes for Instagram by Caras

“A dog desires affection more than its dinner. Well – almost.”  -Charlotte Gray

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” — Andy Rooney

“If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.”—Charles Yu

“My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog!”  -Greg Curtis

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”—Groucho Marx

“If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.” – Fran Lebowitz

“I once decided not to date a guy because he wasn’t excited to meet my dog. I mean, this was like not wanting to meet my mother.” —Bonnie Schacter

“Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul, chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” – Anne Tyler

“A boy can learn a lot from a dog — obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down. ” – Robert Benchley

“Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mailman is not to be trusted”  – Sian Ford

Dog with funny dog Instagram quotes by Ford

“A well trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.”  – Helen Thomson

“I don’t think twice about picking up my dog’s poop, but if another dog’s poop is next to it, I think, ‘Eww, dog poop!”  – Jonah Goldberg

“My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3.00 a can. That’s almost $21.00 in dog money.” — Joe Weinstein

“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’” – Dave Barry

So that is it for our list of quotes and captions. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go have fun with that dog!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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