How To Draw a Puppy

Woof woof! Grab your pencil and a piece of paper because we’re about to learn how to draw a puppy in nine easy steps!

Our puppy drawing tutorial includes three printable pages with detailed steps on how to draw a cute puppy. We recommend downloading and printing them so you and your little ones can use them as a visual guide.

Are you ready? Let’s get started!

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Learning how to draw a puppy is a fun, creative, and colorful art experience for kids of all ages!

How to draw a puppy for kids

If you are looking for a simple but FUN step by step how to draw a puppy, this is the right place for you!

There are so many adorable dog breeds: Husky, Labrador, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Bulldog, Beagle, Poodle, Chihuahua, Pug, Rottweiler, Dachshund, Boxer, Border Collie, Jack Russell Terrier… but today we are drawing a simple cartoon puppy that can look like any of these breeds!

Do you have a dog or a puppy? Let’s draw it!

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Follow the simple steps to drawing a puppy… it is easier than you can imagine!

Easy steps to draw a puppy

Follow this easy how to draw a cartoon puppy step-by-step tutorial and you will be drawing your own cute puppy drawings in no time!

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step - Text: Let’s start! First, draw an oval.
Let’s start! First, draw an oval.

Step 1

Let’s start! First, draw an oval.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 2 - Text: 
Then draw two rounded triangles, for the puppy's ears.

Then draw two rounded triangles, for the puppy’s ears.

Step 2


Then draw two rounded triangles, for the puppy’s ears.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 3- Text: 
Draw another triangle inside the first ones.

Draw another triangle inside the first ones.

Step 3


Draw another triangle inside the first ones.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 4 - Text: 
For the puppy's body, draw a drop shape - notice how the bottom is flatter.

For the puppy’s body, draw a drop shape – notice how the bottom is flatter.

Step 4


For the puppy’s body, draw a drop shape – notice how the bottom is flatter.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 5 - Text: 
Add two half-circles at the bottom for the paws.

Add two half-circles at the bottom for the paws.

Step 5


Add two half-circles at the bottom for the paws.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 6- Text: 
Add two arched lines in the middle for the legs.

Add two arched lines in the middle for the legs.

Step 6


Add two arched lines in the middle for the legs.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 7- Text: 
Draw a fluffy tail.

Draw a fluffy tail.

Step 7


Draw a fluffy tail.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 8 - Text: 
Great! Let's add details: add ovals for the eyes and nose, and a W line and an arched line coming out of it.

Great! Let’s add details: add ovals for the eyes and nose, and a W line and an arched line coming out of it.

Step 8


Great! Let’s add details: add ovals for the eyes and nose, and a W line and an arched line coming out of it.

How To Draw A Puppy- Kids Activities Blog- Step 9 - Text: 
Now you can add as many funny details as you want! Well done!

Now you can add as many funny details as you want! Well done!

Step 9


Now you can add as many funny details as you want! Well done!

Your puppy is done! Yay! Now it’s time to color it and maybe draw a puppy family. You get to decide!

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Let’s draw a puppy!

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How did your puppy drawing turn out?

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An excellent book filled with doodling, drawing and coloring activities. On some of the pages you’ll find ideas for what to do, but you can do whatever you like.

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Never left fully alone with a scary blank page!

Write and Draw Your Own Comics is full of inspiring ideas for all kinds of different stories, with writing tips to help you on your way. for kids who want to tell stories, but gravitate toward pictures. It has a mix of partially-drawn comics and blank panels with intro comics as instructions – lots of space for kids to draw their own comics!

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