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20 Adorable Christmas Dogs You Will Wish Were Under Your Tree

These precious photos of Christmas dogs and puppies are sure to put you in the holiday spirit

cute pit bull puppy sitting on a plush rug in front of chistmas tree and wrapped giftsHadelProductions/Getty Images

The cuddliest Christmas dogs

There’s plenty of cuteness that comes with the Christmas season, and some of the sweetest holiday cheer, without a doubt, comes from looking at puppy pictures and photos of Christmas dogs. The tails, the tinsel, the puppy eyes—who can resist? Even if you’re spending the holidays with your own pet, take a moment to scroll through these funny, delightful and jubilant pictures to get a healthy dose of holiday happiness. Then send this to a fellow dog enthusiast—it’s a gift for dog lovers that keeps on giving!

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Four Super Cute and Sleepy Bernedoodle Puppies Hang in Holiday StockingsJason Cameron/Getty Images

The sweetest stocking stuffers

We wouldn’t mind seeing one of these cuties in our Christmas stocking this year.

New pet for Christmassvetikd/Getty Images

Santa’s newest reindeer

Move over, Rudolph—Fido’s here to take the lead on Christmas Eve.

A Chocolate Labrador puppy sitting among the Christmas decorations - 8 weeks oldcmannphoto/Getty Images

Master decorator

This little cutie is a total pro at decorating the Christmas tree. His next task: Stringing the lights.

Santa Claus. Dog dressed as Santa Claus.Liukov/Getty Images

Santa Paws is coming to town

And he’s delivering the best dog toys to all the good pups in the world.

Young, charming puppy and a festive boxSviatlana Barchan/Getty Images

Festive puppy

Opening all those Christmas gifts must have tired this pooch out!

Litter Of Christmas Puppiescarebott/Getty Images

Dogs in a box!

Who wouldn’t love seeing these small dogs under the tree?

Poopsie Christmas Looking at Cookies from Abovesaje/Getty Images

A sweet treat for a sweet dog

Sorry, Santa—the Christmas cookies were just too good to resist.

Santa Claus holding a husky puppyPer Breiehagen/Getty Images

Santa’s new best friend

An honorary title among Christmas dogs: St. Nick’s right-hand pooch! This cute husky picture would even make Scrooge crack a festive smile.

Woman at home with her puppy at Christmas timeretales botijero/Getty Images

Christmas snuggles

Makes you want to snag some matching Christmas sweaters for you and your dog, right? Bonus points if you get ugly Christmas sweaters.

Bull Terrier Puppies by their presents in front of the Christmas treeCopyright by Quicksnap Photos/Getty Images

Paws on the presents

We bet those boxes have the tastiest dog treats in them. Santa’s spoiling the pups!

Chihuahua Puppy In Christmas Stocking In Front Of Christmas Tree, Close UpGK Hart/Vikki Hart/Getty Images

A small but mighty Christmas gift

This little pooch is one of the cutest Christmas pups we’ve seen! Those puppy eyes are irresistible.

Red and white Welsh Corgi Cardigan against the backdrop of Christmas decorationSvetlana Belkina/Getty Images

Opening Santa’s gifts

We bet this pup got some fun dog puzzles and healthy dog treats—perks of being on the nice list.

Cute baby boy dressed as santa with a samoyed puppy in a basket with Christmas decor all aroundArtMarie/Getty Images

Dreaming of a white dog Christmas

A pint-size Santa + a festive fluffy dog = one of the most adorable Christmas photos ever.

Golden Retriever puppy in front of a Christmas treeNevena1987/Getty Images

Dapper Christmas dog

So proud to be Santa’s smallest reindeer!

Welsh Corgi Pembroke puppies in a Santa costumealkir/Getty Images

A Corgi Christmas

Corgi pictures are cute on their own, but a Christmas-themed Corgi picture? Cuteness overload!

Labrador puppy with a tiny blue hat sleeping in front of a Christmas treeStefan Cristian Cioata/Getty Images

Christmas snoozing

A little nap to wrap up a big day!

Jack Russel Puppy Sitting on a sheet of wrapping paper on a chair with Christmas DecorJLSnader/Getty Images

The ultimate Christmas puppy pose

We’d put this on a Christmas card in a heartbeat.

cocker spaniel puppy wrapped in a bow and stretching and yawning on a blanket in front of a christmas treeYegor Terentev/Getty Images

All wrapped up

And pulled together with a lovely Christmas bow.

French Bulldog puppy and Boston Terrier on sofa wearing sweaters in front of Christmas treeRebecca Nelson/Getty Images

A mighty holiday duo

Waiting for someone to drop a Christmas appetizer, no doubt.

mini australian shepherd Puppy Sitting On Bed At Home With Christmas Gift BoxAnna Kraynova/Getty Images

Christmas sniffs

Sniffing out Santa’s gifts has never looked so sweet.

Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is an associate editor for Reader’s Digest covering entertainment, trivia and history. When she’s not writing you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout the Finger Lakes.