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Ridiculous Riddles

and Jokes About Dogs

How To Love Your Dog

Why did the dog go up the tree?
Sent by Ashleigh, age 15, Pennsylvania USA


Why did the Dalmatian go to the cleaners?
Sent by Melanie, age 6, California USA


What did the dog say when he got his tail caught in the door?
Sent by Gabriela, age 12, Mexico


What do you get if you cross a beagle with a giraffe?
Sent by Rachel, age 5, Ontario Canada


Why did the dog cross the road?
Sent by Sabrina, age 14, Ontario Canada


Why does a dog turn around 3 times before lying down?
Sent by Sammy, age 11, Georgia USA


What's the best way to keep a dog from smelling?
Sent by Ben, age 8, New Jersey USA


What should you do if it's raining cats and dogs?
Sent by Armando, age 10, Tijuana Mexico


Why are terriers such poor dancers?
Sent by Elizabeth, age 9, Washington USA


What's the worse weather for mice?
Sent by Kenny, age 11, Tennessee USA


Why did the man bring his dog to the railroad station?
Sent by Martha, age 8, Florida USA


A dog loses its tail. To find another tail, it should _____?
Sent by Nidhi, age 6, Chennai, Tamilnadu India


What do you call a sweating weiner dog?
Sent by Kim, Age 14, Cheektowaga, Ny


How do you know if you have a slow dog?
Sent by Miguel, age 9, California USA


What did the dog say when he sat on sandpaper?
Sent by Keisha, age 9, Massachusettes USA


Jami: I play chess with my dog every day.
Jessy: Wow, your dog must be very smart!

Jami: Oh, not really.
I usually win!

 Sent by Jessica, age 13, Illinois USA

 Teacher: What is a comet?
Annie: A star with a tail.

Teacher: Good. Can you name one?
 Annie: Lassie!

Sent by Chris, age 12, Australia


Here are some fun riddle books. Ask your parents to check them out!

Give a Dog a Bone

Give a Dog a Bone: Stories, Poems, Jokes, and Riddles about Dogs, By Joanna Cole, Stephanie Calmenson, Scholastic; Reprint edition (August 1, 1999)
Popular children's book authors Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson bring together dog poems by Rudyard Kipling, Myra Cohn Livingston and others; a rebus story; canine facts and photos; jokes, riddles and stories.
Ages 7-10

Knock Knock

The World's Greatest Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids!, by Bob Phillips
Ages 9-12

1000 Knock Knock Jokes for Kids, by Michael Kilgarriff
Kids can never get enough knock-knock jokes. For the insatiable riddler, here are 1,000 jokes that will satisfy the need to tease. Here are knock-knocks about names, songs, insults, sayings, puns, and many, many more, in this laugh-out-loud anthology of knock-knock jokes kids will love. Ages 9-12

500 Jokes

500 Hillarious Jokes for Kids, by Jeff Rovin
An Amazon.com reader writes: Kids from 8 to 12 love jokes and this joke book is for them. Easy to read, predictably corny, these jokes will keep them reading and improve their memory skills.
If you have a long car trip ahead or, better yet, your grandchildren do, get them this joke book. It will keep the kids entertained and the driver thankful for those long car naps when he/she doesn't have to "knock-knock".

blues riddle game

Blue's Riddle Game, by Alice Wilder and David Cutting
Are you ready to play a new game? Blue and each of her friends have rhyming riddles to tell. Guess the answers, and then check if you're right by turning the answer wheel so that Steve points to the riddle teller. Can you guess them all? Ages 4-8

  Clifford's Peek-and-Seek Animal Riddles (Clifford the Big Red Dog (Board)), by Norman Bridwell
Young Clifford fans are invited to solve animal riddles by peeking through die-cut holes that are placed in scenes depicting Clifford, the small red puppy, playing in the park with his animal friends. Ages Baby-Preschool


Riddles and More Riddles (Beginner Books), By Bennett Cerf
A collection of riddles, such as "When is a cook bad? When she beats an egg." and "What kind of coat should be put on when it is wet? A coat of paint." Inside Flap Copy: "Why do birds fly south?" "Because it is too far to walk." Riddles and More Riddles! contains funny, laugh-out-loud riddles that kids will love to read and retell over and over again! Ages 4-8


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