The best comic strips featuring dogs to make you chuckle or cry

Comics as an art medium are remarkable in their own right. Between panels and across caricatures, they say so much, without really trying that hard.

It takes a mark of wit and wisdom and a deep observation of the world around us to come up with the sublime genius of Calvin and Hobbes, Peanuts, Dilbert and the likes.

Cartoonists have been long inspired by the dogs. They have dipped their inks in the love and loyalty, fun and furry, of the canine kind to bring us comic relief and at times sent us running to grab the tissues. Here are some of our favourite comic strips featuring dogs.

The best Comic strips featuring dogs

off the leash dog cartoon
Off the leash, has an uncanny resemblance to portray animal behavior which seems similar to that of humans.
dog meets human in heaven

Salih’s endearing comic begins with a crime, the kidnapping of a stray dog…

dog alien cartoon

Also, see the Heartwarming comic of a dog’s life.

Dogs rescue us in ways more than one…

rescue dog comic

The bark is the song of the dog.

pets funny comic

They’re all good boys!

dog death cartoon

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

disability dog comic

Ain’t it true?

dog jealousy funny

See also: Hand-picked Best dog quotes

The forever love

senior dog cartoon


The mere mention sends shivers down the spines. Despite its certainty, the fear it accompanies comes almost naturally. Artist Jenny Jinya created an emotional comic titled, “Good Boy” presenting the possibilities of the afterlife.

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And if you have tissue papers handy, may we invite you to another of the artist’s works, this time shattering the superstition and stigma surrounding black cats.

jenny jinya black cat comic
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Don’t ask for who the dog barks…

why dog barks at night cartoon

You may be knowing the benefits of having a dog in the workplace – reduced stress levels, positive team morale bonding, etc. Now add to it, a nose for smelling trouble…

dog in office cartoon

You may also like: The life and times of the Corporate dogs

Don’t have a dog to share your life with? Perhaps you’d like to adopt one!

Have you come across a dog comic that deserves a rightful place on this list? Please share your recommendation in the comments below.

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3 thoughts on “The best comic strips featuring dogs to make you chuckle or cry”

    1. Will Rogers once said “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where ever they went.”

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