Animal Puns For Kids

Kids love animals, and they especially love puns. So why not combine them into something they’ll really love — animal puns for kids!

When it comes to making jokes, children have a natural knack for it. They love playing with words and twisting their meanings in unexpected ways. The best part is that they don’t just make jokes for themselves — they want to share them with others.

These puns are all about familiar animals, so they’re bound to be a hit with kids. Check them out!


    Best animal puns for kids

    Cat puns

    1.) What do you call a cat that’s in trouble with the police?
    A purr-petrator.

    2.) What happened when the cat swallowed a clock?
    He got ticks.

    3.) What kind of jungle cat is no fun to play board games with?
    A cheetah.

    4.) Why do cats always get their way?
    They make a purr-suasive case.

    5.) What is a cat’s favorite movie?
    The Sound of Meow-sic.

    6.) What kind of sports car does a cat can drive?
    A Fur-arri.

    7.) What’s a cat’s favorite dessert?
    Chocolate mouse.

    8.) How does a lion greet the other animals in the field?
    Pleased to eat you.

    9.) How did the cats end their fight?
    They hissed and made up.

    10.) What kind of lion doesn’t roar?
    A dandelion.

    11.) What do you call a cat who plays an instrument?
    A meow-sician.

    More cat puns for kids.


    Dog puns

    1.) What do dogs have that a cell phone also has?
    They have collar IDs.

    2.) What did the dog say when he sat on sandpaper?

    3.) What is a dog’s favorite city?
    New Yorkie.

    4.) How do you say bye-bye to a curly-haired dog?

    5.) How does a dog stop a video?
    He presses the paws button.

    6.) What did the waiter say to the dog when he brought out her food?
    Bone appetit!

    7.) What do you call a dog with a fever?
    A hot dog.

    8.) Why did the hot dog wear a sweater?
    Because it was a chili dog.

    9.) Where do you put barking dogs?
    In a barking lot.

    10.) What do you call a dog magician?
    A labra-cadabra-dor.

    11.) What dog keeps the best time?
    A watch dog.

    12.) What happens when it rains cats and dogs?
    I don’t know, but you can step in a poodle.

    More dog puns for kids.

    Dinosaur puns

    1.) Where do T-rexes shop?
    At dino stores.

    2.) What do you call a dinosaur with good vocabulary?
    A thesaurus.

    3.) What do you call a dinosaur with careless driving?

    4.) What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?
    A dino-snore.

    5.) What did the dinosaurs use for their bathroom decoration?

    Horse puns

    1.) What do you call a horse that lives next door?
    A neigh-bor.

    2.) What did the horse say when it fell?
    I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup.

    3.) What was the horse in the butcher’s shop arrested for?

    4.) How do horses stay in such great shape?
    They keep a stable diet.

    5.) Why couldn’t the pony sing in the choir?
    Because she was a little horse.

    6.) What did one horse say to the other at the dance?
    “You mustang-o with me.”

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    Cow puns

    1.) What do you get if you cross a chicken and a cow?
    A roost beef.

    2.) Why do cows like being told jokes?
    Because they like being a-moosed.

    3.) Why do cows go to New York?
    To see the moo-sicals.

    4.) Why do cows have hooves instead of feet?
    Because they lactose.

    5.) What do you call a sleeping cow?
    A bull-dozer.

    6.) What do you call a cow that just had a baby?

    7.) Why was the cow afraid?
    He was a cow-herd.

    8.) What do you call a cow that eats your grass?
    A lawn moo-er.

    9.) Where do cows go for entertainment?
    To the moo-vies.

    10.) What did the farmer call the cow that had no milk?
    An udder failure.

    11.) What do you call a cow with three legs?
    Lean beef.

    12.) Why did the cow cross the road?
    To get to the udder side.

    13.) What sound do you hear when a cow breaks the sound barrier?

    14.) What do cows order from?

    15.) How does a cow do math?
    With a cow-culator.

    16.) What do you call a cow with two legs?

    17.) What did the mama cow say to the calf?
    It’s pasture bedtime.

    Duck puns

    1.) What has fangs and webbed feet?
    Count Duck-ula.

    2.) What do you get when you put three ducks in a box?
    A box of quackers.

    3.) How did the mommy duck break her back?
    She stepped on a quack.

    4.) What time does a duck wake up?
    At the quack of dawn.

    5.) Who stole the soap out of the bathtub?
    The robber ducky.

    6.) What do ducks put in their soup?

    7.) What was the goal of the detective duck?
    To quack the case, of course.

    8.) What do you get if you cross fireworks with a duck?

    9.) What do you call a sarcastic duck?
    A wise quacker.

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    Fish – animal puns for kids

    1.) What did the fisherman say to the magician?
    Pick a cod, any cod.

    2.) What’s in the middle of a jellyfish?
    It’s jelly-button.

    3.) Why are oysters greedy?
    Because they’re shellfish.

    4.) What does a fish do in a crisis?
    Sea kelp (seek help).

    5.) How should you wish your goldfish on its birthday?
    Wishing you a fin-tastic day!

    6.) Who is the most famous fish spy?
    James Pond.

    7.) What do clams do on their birthdays?
    They shell-a-brate.

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    Bear puns

    1.) Where do polar bears vote?
    The North Poll.

    2.) What is a toothless bear called?
    A gummy bear.

    Bee puns

    1.) What do you call a bee that can’t make up its mind?
    A maybe.

    2.) How do bees get to school?
    They take the school buzz.

    3.) Why do bees have sticky hair?
    Because they use a honeycomb.

    4.) What did one bee say to the other?
    I love bee-ing with you, honey.

    5.) What candy do bumblebees love the most?
    Bumble gum.

    6.) What is more impressive than a talking parrot?
    A spelling bee.

    Bird – animal puns for kids

    1.) What do you call two birds in love?

    2.) What’s an owl’s favorite subject?

    3.) Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
    Because if they flew over the bay they’d be bagels.

    4.) What kind of birthday cakes do birds always pick?
    Chocolate chirp.

    5.) What has wings, a long colorful tail, and wears a bow?
    A birthday pheasant.

    6.) What do you call an owl magician?

    Chicken puns

    1.) What do you get when a chicken lays an egg on the roof of a barn?
    An eggroll.

    2.) What day do chickens fear the most?

    3.) Why did Mozart sell his chickens?
    They kept saying, “Bach, Bach, Bach.”

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    Elephant puns

    1.) What did the elephant mother say to her son when he misbehaved?
    Tusk, tusk.

    2.) What did the grapes say when the elephant stepped on them?
    Nothing… they just let out a little wine.

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    Corny animal puns for kids

    Frog puns

    1.) What do you call an illegally parked frog?

    2.) What did the frog order for lunch?
    A burger and a diet croak.

    3.) What kind of footwear do frogs prefer?

    4.) What does a frog eat with his hamburger?
    French flies.

    Monkey puns

    1.) Do monkeys like bananas?

    2.) What do you call an easily scared monkey?
    A chimp-pansy.

    3.) What do monkey cooks wear when they are working in the kitchen?
    They wear the Ape-rons.

    4.) What do you call a monkey that loves potato chips?
    A chipmonk.

    5.) What key do you use to open a banana?
    A monkey.

    6.) What does a gorilla learn first in school?
    The A-Pe-Cees.

    7.) Why are monkeys terrible storytellers?
    Because they only have one tail.

    Pig – animal puns for kids

    1.) Why can’t you play hockey with pigs?
    They always hog the puck.

    2.) How do you fit more pigs on your farm?
    You build a sty-scraper.

    3.) What do you call a pig that’s been arrested for bad driving?
    A road hog.

    Snake puns

    1.) What is the snake’s favorite subject?

    2.) What do you get when you cross a snake and a pie?
    A pie-thon.

    3.) What do you call a snake wearing a hard hat?
    A boa constructor.

    4.) What kind of snake would you find in your car?
    A windshield viper.

    Wolf puns

    1.) What do you call a wolf who gets lost?
    A where-wolf.

    2.) What did the wolf say when it stubbed its toe?

    3.) What do you call a wolf that uses bad language?
    A swear-wolf.

    Clean animal puns for kids

    1.) Where do mice park their boats?
    At the hickory dickory dock.

    2.) What do you call an alligator with a spyglass?
    An investi-gator.

    3.) What did the judge say when the skunk came into his courtroom?
    “Odor in the court.”

    4.) What do you call a thieving alligator?
    A crook-o-dile.

    5.) Where did the sheep go on vacation?
    The Baaaa-hamas.

    6.) Why did the lamb cross the road?
    To get to the baaaaa-rber shop.

    7.) What do you call lending money to a bison?
    A buff-a-loan.

    8.) What do you get when you cross a centipede with a parrot?
    A walkie-talkie.

    9.) Where do dragons go after they retire?
    The hall of flame.

    10.) What did the buffalo say to his son when he went away on a trip?

    11.) How do you find where a flea has bitten you?
    Start from scratch.

    12.) What animals are on legal documents?

    13.) How do you make an octopus laugh?
    With ten-tickles.

    Thanks for reading these animal puns for kids. We hope they have tickled your funny bone!

    By Greg Johnson | Published 12/23/2022