If you’re a holiday traditionalist, then you enjoy the process of sitting down and writing Christmas cards. One of my favorite parts of the Christmas card writing process is choosing the card itself, and this year our theme are dog Christmas cards.
Many people enjoy displaying the Christmas cards that they receive as festive holiday decorations. If you choose the right card, it may be noticed by several people – not just the person that you sent it to.
If you're on a budget, great and well thought out Christmas card can be a wonderful gift all on its own! Sometimes choosing a fun holiday card can be a daunting task, other times it is extremely simple (when you have to choose one for a dog owner, for example).
25 Coolest Dog Christmas Cards
1. Santa Puppy Christmas Cards – Set of 18
Masterpiece Studios Card ($10.58/18-pack)
This adorable set of 18 cards features a Labrador retriever puppy in Santa Claus hat and reads “Happy Holidays”. Inside the card reads “Wishing you a warm and cuddly Christmas”.
2. Avanti Press Frozen Greetings Christmas Cards – Set of 20
Avanti Press cards ($23.95/20-pack)
The funny photo on the front of these dog Christmas cards will instantly grab anyone's attention. It depicts a dog with his tongue stuck to a cold light pole. The inside of these adorable Christmas cards reads “Merwwy Chwithmuth!”
3. Puppies and Kittens in Matching Santa Hats for Christmas
Christmas Copy Cats cards ($10.99/10-pack)
This assorted set of 10 greetings cards feature puppies and kittens showing off their Christmas spirit! Printed in New Jersey on quality recycled paper stock, each of these cards is blank inside.
4. Dogs Under the Mistletoe Christmas Card
Happy Holidays Dogs card ($3.49)
Printed on 111 lb. quality cardstock with a glossy or matte finish, the front of this holiday card pictures a pair of dogs kissing under the mistletoe. The center of the card reads “Happy Holidays!”. The price of these dog Christmas cards goes down with the more you order.
5. Christmas Bulldogs in Sweaters Greeting Card
AVANTI Card ($3.69 + $1.50 shipping)
Printed on recycled quality cardstock, this card is a pop-up card and features two bulldogs in their Christmas sweaters. The inside of the card reads “Merry Kissmas”.
6. Christmas Miracle Christmas Card – Set of 10
Christmas Miracle card ($12.95/10-pack)
Subtle religious-themed dog Christmas cards, this 10-pack of glossy heavy cardstock is made from 35% recycled fiber and features a dog and cat looking up at the Christmas star. The center of these cards reads “May the miracle of Christmas fill your heart with joy!”
7. Baby Jesus and German Shepherd in the Manger
Baby Jesus card ($3.50 + $1.50 shipping)
Printed on acid-free lignin-free paper, this greeting card features a print of original art and depicts a German Shepherd puppy at Jesus’ feet in the manger. The inside of the card reads “May your greatest gift by found when you lay at Jesus' feet! Merry Christmas”.
8. Lion and Lamb with Dog, Cat and Bird – Set of 18
Conception Abbey card ($29.99/18-pack)
This set of 18 cards features a lion, lamb, dog, cat, and bird lying together. The front features Isaiah 11:6 scripture and the text inside reads “Celebrating God’s blessings upon blessings, and wishing you God’s peace, especially at Christmas… May it fill our hearts, our homes, and our world.” Printed on the left inside cover is “Let us pray for peace, and let us bring it about, starting in our own homes!”
9. Dog Nativity Christmas Card
Dog Nativity card ($3.39 + $2.37 shipping)
Printed on 300 gsm matte cardstock, this card depicts the Nativity scene like you’ve never seen before with dogs playing every part! Based on hand-drawn art by Lizzie-May, the center of the card is blank.
10. Joy Manger – Set of 16
Paper Magic card ($6.99 + $4.80 shipping/16-pack)
A set of 16 cards printed on heavy cardstock, these cards feature baby Jesus in the manger surrounded by various animals including a pup! The front of the card has the word “Joy” and inside the card reads “May you find joy in the gift of this tiny baby who has the power to change our lives forever. Have a Blessed Christmas.”
11. Puppies Hanging in Christmas Stocking – Set of 10
Avanti Press card ($12.95 + $4.77 shipping/10-pack)
This set of 10 cards features five gorgeous puppies hanging out in their Christmas stockings, one of which has found himself upside down! Printed on recycled heavy cardstock, the center of the card reads “Wishing you a warm and cozy holiday! Merry Christmas.”
12. Marked Gifts Christmas Card
Marked Gifts card ($3.49 per card)
Printed on 111 lb. cardstock, the front of the card features two dogs – husband and wife. The wife is chastising the husband and it says “The gifts are wet again! I swear, can’t you go one year without marking your territory?” The inside reads “Hap-pee Holidays!” The price of this Christmas card decreases as you buy more.
13. Dog with Tree in Snow – Set of 10
Avanti Funny Box ($12.95 + $4.77/10-pack)
This set of 10 greetings cards are printed on recycled heavy cardstock and feature a golden retriever with a decorated Christmas tree in his mouth! The inside of the card reads “Special Delivery for a very Merry Christmas!”
14. Dachshund Through the Snow Christmas Card
Snow Merry Christmas card ($3.49 per card)
Printed on 111 lb. cardstock, the front of these dog Christmas cards features a Dachshund on skis and the words “Dachshund through the snow!” The inside of the card reads “Sending warm wishes for a Very Merry Christmas!” The price of this holiday card goes down as you buy more.
15. Dog Playing Fetch with Two Snowmen – Set of 12
NobleWorks cards ($18.99/12-pack)
This set of 12 greetings cards are printed on eco-friendly premium recycled cardstock. The front features two snowmen, one of which has thrown the other’s arm for the dog to play fetch. The front of the card reads “Next time throw your own @#!% arm!”. Inside has a picture of the dog chasing the stick on the left cover and reads “Merry @#!% Christmas!” on the right.
16. Frank Charity Sausage Dog Christmas Cards – Set of 6
The Artfile cards ($16.99/6-pack)
This set of 6 cards is embossed with Dachshunds in their Christmas sweaters and the words “Merry Christmas”. A part of the Call Me Frank series of cards, 48p. from each pack of cards sold is donated to the CLIC Sargent for Children with Cancer Fund. The message inside the card reads “and a happy new year”.
17. Nice & Naughty Puppies – Set of 15
Nice & Naughty cards ($9.99/15-pack)
This set of 15 greetings cards features three bulldog puppies labeled “Nice”, “Very Nice”, and “Naughty”. The naughty pup has his halo slipped over his ear and eyes. The inside of the card reads “We can't be perfect angels all the time. Hope your holidays are heavenly!” The purchase of one box of cards funds 35 bowls of food for homeless pets through The Animal Rescue Site.
18. Dog Antlers Christmas Cards – Set of 10
Shop Inc cards ($12.45/10-pack)
This set of 10 cards is printed with a young puppy wearing a pair of Christmas antlers. The front of the card reads “Have yourself…” and the inside reads “a merry little Christmas”. A portion of every sale is donated to the Hallmark Christmas Charity.
19. Christmas Dreams Puppy Christmas Cards – Set of 15
Animal Rescue cards ($9.99/15-pack)
This set of 15 greetings cards features a young Labrador puppy sleeping beside a Christmas gift. The front of the card reads “May all of your Christmas dreams come true…” The center of the card reads “…at Christmas and the whole year through.” The purchase of these dog Christmas cards funds 35 bowls of food for homeless pets through The Animal Rescue Site.
20. Reindeer Dog Christmas Cards – Set of 5
Princes Trust cards ($9.99/5-pack)
A set of 5 square Christmas cards, the front of these cards feature a Boston terrier in a reindeer suit with a glitter finish. The inside of the card reads “Merry Christmas” and 35p from the sale of every pack of cards is donated to the Prince’s Trust Charity.
21. Dog Walk Holiday Christmas Cards – Set of 10
Apartment 2 Cards ($16/10-pack)
This 10-pack of cards was printed in the USA on FSC certified paper with soy ink and using wind energy! Each of these 10 cards is blank inside and features a unique group of “reindeer” ready to pull Santa’s sleigh!
22. Bulldogs at the Bakery Christmas Cards – Set of 10
Paper Cards cards ($12.95 + $4.40 shipping/10-pack)
This set of 10 greetings cards are printed on recycled heavy cardstock and is made in the U.S.A. The art on the front is original art created by Thom Lang and Mark Taylor. This art features three bulldogs dressed for winter standing at the window of a bakery. All three Bulldogs are licking the window and drooling over the Christmas treats on display. The inside of the card reads “Hope all your dreams come true! Merry Christmas”.
23. Peace Dog and Cat Christmas Cards – Set of 10
Pipsqueak cards ($15.95/10-pack)
This set of 10 cards is printed on recycled paper with soy-based ink. Printed in the U.S.A. the cards feature dogs and cats cuddled together in the shape of a Christmas tree. The inside of these dog Christmas cards reads “Wishing you peace and joy this Christmas season and throughout the New Year”.
24. Snow Pals Black Lab and Snowman Christmas Cards
Paper Cards cards ($9.99 + $4.40 shipping/18-pack)
This set of 10 greetings cards are printed on heavy cardstock and is made in the U.S.A. The front of the card features original art by Laura Megroz depicting a black Labrador in a play bow beside a snowman, waiting for him to throw his arm as a stick. The inside of the card reads “Wishing you holidays filled with lots of Friendship & Fun”.
25. Lynch Folk Art Dachshund Family in Bed – Set of 12
Lynch cards ($21.99/12-pack)
Printed on heavy cardstock, this set of 12 Christmas cards is printed with Lynch folk-art of a Dachshund family in bed on Christmas eve. One pup lies next to the window watching as Santa flies by! The inside of the card reads “May your holiday be wondrous & bright”.
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