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!
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!
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!
- Let’s start! First, draw an oval.
- Then draw two rounded triangles, for the puppy’s ears.
- Draw another triangle inside the first ones.
- For the puppy’s body, draw a drop shape – notice how the bottom is flatter.
- Add two half-circles at the bottom for the paws.
- Add two arched lines in the middle for the legs.
- Draw a fluffy tail.
- Great! Let’s add details: add ovals for the eyes and nose, and a W line and an arched line coming out of it.
- 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!
How did your puppy drawing turn out?
More How To Draw
Need coloring supplies? Here are some kid favorites:
- For drawing the outline, a simple pencil can work great.
- Colored pencils are great for coloring in the bat.
- Create a bolder, solid look using fine markers.
- Gel pens come in any color you can imagine.
You can find LOADS of super fun coloring pages for kids & adults here. Have fun!
More drawing fun from Kids Activities Blog
- How to draw a leaf – use this step-by-step instruction set for making your own beautiful leaf drawing
- How to draw an elephant – this is an easy tutorial on drawing a flower
- How to draw Pikachu – OK, this is one of my favorites! Make your own easy Pikachu drawing
- How to draw a panda – Make your own cute pig drawing by following these instructions
- How to draw a turkey – kids can make their own tree drawing by following along these printable steps
- How to draw Sonic the Hedgehog – simple steps to making a Sonic the Hedgehog drawing
- How to draw a fox – make a beautiful fox drawing with this drawing tutorial
- How to draw a turtle– easy steps for making a turtle drawing
- See all of our printable tutorials on how to draw <–by clicking here!
Discover even more How to Draw activity resources
The Big Drawing Book
By following the very simple step-by-steps in this fun drawing book you can draw dolphins diving in the sea, knights guarding a castle, monster faces, buzzing bees, and lots, lots more.
Drawing Doodling and Coloring
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.
Write and Draw Your Own Comics
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!