Is there anything cuter than a dog sleeping? Cute sleepy photos lend themselves well to dog sleeping puns. Most pet parents have many cute and funny sleeping dog photos on their phones.
Dogs are believed to have dreams in the same way people do. Did you ever wonder what your sleeping dog is dreaming about? They will often twitch or let out cute barks or growls while snoozing.
Many dog moms and dads sleep with their canine family members, reporting that they get a more restful sleep with a dog by their side. Having a dog nearby provides a sense of calmness and comfort. What’s not to love about a dog curled up next to you snoring away?!
Here are 43 dog sleeping puns and snoozy sayings that will induce the warm fuzzies. Which ones are your favorites? Sweet dreams, and enjoy!
Dog Sleeping Puns
Dog-gone it, I had a ruff day and need to sleep it off.
My dog’s name is Coffee because he keeps me up all night.
My brother’s dog got paid to be a part of a sleep study. It was his dream job.
Dogs who refuse to sleep are often sent to prison. They are charged with resisting arrest.
My dog takes a ruler to bed each night. He wants to see how long he slept.
My puppy’s paws fell asleep and wouldn’t wake up. He was diagnosed with coma-toes.
“There are some sleeping dogs that should be left to lie; there are some questions that should not be asked.” – Stanley Ellin
“Let sleeping dogs lie – who wants to rouse ‘em?” – David Copperfield
“Let’s start by taking a smallish nap or two.” – Winnie the Pooh
“No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.” – Carrie Snow
“Happiness is a sleeping puppy.” – Unknown
“A sleeping puppy is contentment embodied.” – Nathan Crocket
“I usually write in my underwear, with a space heater running full blast, and three dogs sleeping at my feet.” – Jonathan Evison
“Dogs sleep so much because they love so hard.” – Unknown
“Sleep is the best meditation.” – Dalai Lama
Funny Sleeping Dog Quotes and Jokes
“There’s no point asking dogs about their dreams because sleeping dogs lie.” – Michael McGirr
“I love to sleep because it’s like a time machine to breakfast.” – Unknown
A dog sleepwalks into a bar. He tells the bartender, “ZZZZ I’m a cat ZZZZ I’m a cat.” The bartender says “Yes, sir you are.” The sleepwalking dog leaves and a patron says, “Why did you agree with him? That dog’s not a cat!!” The bartender replies, “You gotta let sleeping dogs lie.”
“Sleep ‘til your hungry, eat ‘til you’re sleepy.” – Niall Horan
“How awkward would it be if your dog scrolled through your phone and discovered the thousands of images of them sleeping?” – Unknown
I named the dog that sleeps in my car ‘Rug.’ He’s a ‘car-pet.’
Why did the dog keep running around his bed? To catch up on his sleep.
“What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” – George Carlin
“Dogs first steal your heart, and then they steal your bed!” – Unknown
“Laugh, and the whole world laughs with you. Snore, and you sleep alone.” – Anthony Burgess
“When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” – Tom Hodgkinson
“I love sleep. It’s like a time machine to breakfast.” – Unknown
“That moment when you need to adjust your sleeping position but feel bad because your dog is fast asleep on you.” – Unknown
What do you get when you cross a tired Pit Bull and a construction site? A bull-dozer.
“Nap time is my happy hour.” – Unknown
“There’s an unspoken rule that when your dog is sleeping on you, you don’t move.” – Unknown
How do you get a puppy astronaut to sleep? You rocket.
Did you hear the one about the dog who sleeps on a chandelier? He’s a light sleeper.
Dog Sayings About Sleep
“I truly believe if everyone could start their day petting a sleeping dog that loves them, the world would be a better place.” – Unknown
“No matter what else is going on, watching a sleeping dog brings you back to the present moment, and that is all we really have.” – Unknown
“We are such stuff as dreams are made on.” – William Shakespeare
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” – Charles M. Schulz
“Yes, my dog sleeps on my bed. My dog is family.” – Unknown
“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” – Leonardo da Vinci
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” – Irish Proverb
“Tired minds don’t plan well. Sleep first, plan later.” – Walter Reisch
“When I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.” – Homer