45 Pawfect Instagram Captions for Your Dog Photos

There are no bad photos of your dog, but sometimes you need a little help putting that cuteness into words. Behold, the ulti-mutt list of dog Instagram captions!

Thinking of dog Instagram captions can be ruff

Even if you don’t have an Instagram account dedicated to your pooch, chances are high that your fur baby is among your favorite photographic subjects. Chances are even higher that you’ve got some amazing snaps from the last way-too-many months at home! Obviously your puppers are perfect just the way they are (and in every single photo), but to post your pawfect pics you need one more thing—a catchy caption that will work for your dog photos on any platform, from social media to your personal puppy scrapbook. You may already have your selfie captions down to the perfect mix of funny and humble, but writing dog Instagram captions is a whole other art form. The only thing harder is coming up with the perfect boy dog names and girl dog names. Fortunately, we’ve got the ulti-mutt list of super pawsome captions to spice up your feed. The only thing left to tackle will be those purrfect cat Instagram captions. And feel free to use these dog quotes for caption inspiration, too!

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Funny Dog Captions

  • I’m mutts about this pupper!
  • Life is ruff when you’re this cute
  • Someone pawtied too hard
  • Wag more, bark less
  • My dog only likes trombone music. Everything else makes him howl.
  • She thinks her Halloween costume is a little dograding
  • Stop trying to make fetch happen!
  • He has a dog bed. This isn’t it…
  • Pawsitive vibes only

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Dog Instagram captions by breed

  • The puggle is real
  • My dalmation is always trying not to be spotted
  • I labradore you!
  • Dachshund through the snow…
  • My dog really beagles my mind sometimes
  • It’s raining today, so keep an eye out for poodles
  • Don’t stop retrieving!
  • I spend mastiff my time sleeping, and the rest eating
  • Just pug-get about it.
  • Dachshunds love to sit in the shade. They’re such hot dogs.
  • Labracadabrada! I’m a magician
  • I don’t really like melon, I’m more of a happy collie

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Cute dog captions

  • Be the person your dog thinks you are
  • Happiness starts with a nose and ends with a tail
  • Headed to the park for a little barkour
  • Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong
  • A house is not a home without a dog
  • Dog hair is part of the décor
  • I work hard so my dog can have nice things
  • You can’t buy love, but you can rescue it
  • VIP area (very important pupper)
  • Warning: This pic may cause cuteness overload
  • Do not disturb me, I’m being delightful
  • Love is a four-legged word
  • Sorry, work. I can’t come in today. My dog’s being adorable again.

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Dog Instagram captions from your dog’s point of view

  • Tell your dog I said hi!
  • I snooze, but I never lose. How do I do it?
  • Every day I try to live like someone left the gate open
  • According to my notes, I should be getting a treat right now?
  • Here comes the pup-arazzi again. They’re always hounding me.
  • This smile brought to you by ten minutes of belly rubs
  • Meet you in the barking lot!
  • I don’t always bark at 3am, but when I do, it’s because there is nothing there.
  • I heard on the grapevine that I am a very good dog
  • Are you sure you can eat all that by yourself?
  • Live bark love, that’s my motto

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Chloë Nannestad
Chloë Nannestad is a lifestyle writer covering crafts, holidays, beauty and amazing products for RD.com. When she's not scouring the internet or reading product reviews, she's planning her next backpacking trip and thinking about getting a dog.