Christmas is a special time of year, and what could make it even better than spending it with your furry friend by your side?
Dogs have been known to get into the holiday spirit too, and there are plenty of Christmas songs out there that are perfect for them.
From classics like “Jingle Bells” to more modern tunes like “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” there are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to finding the perfect Christmas song for your pup.
So put on your favorite holiday sweater, pour yourself a cup of eggnog, and turn up the volume – it’s time to sing some Christmas carols with your furry friend!
What are the Best Christmas Dog songs?
There are plenty of Christmas songs out there about Santa, reindeer, and frosty the snowman. But what about the real star of the show? The dog! Here are some of our favorite Christmas songs all about dogs.
1. “White Christmas”
Another classic Christmas song, “White Christmas” features a number of dogs in its iconic opening scene.
As Bing Crosby sings about dreaming of a white Christmas, a number of dogs can be seen playing in the snow, adding to the festive atmosphere.
2. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
This timeless Christmas classic is about a lovable reindeer who is different from all the others. Rudolph is initially shunned for his bright red nose.
But he eventually saves Christmas when Santa recruited him to lead his sleigh on a foggy night.
This song is a great reminder that being different is what makes us special.
3. “A Dog’s Life”
This song from the 2006 film “The Grinch” is a fun and catchy tune that celebrates all the things that dogs love about Christmas.
From chasing after balls of yarn to playing in the snow, this song is sure to put a smile on your face.
4. “Jingle Bells”
“Jingle Bells” is one of the most popular Christmas songs of all time. And it’s easy to see why – it’s just so darn catchy!
This song is about a group of friends who go for a sleigh ride on a snowy day.
But what makes this song extra special is that it features a cameo from man’s best friend – a dog who joins in on the fun by barking along with the bells.
Dogs respond to songs and music is a great and fun therapy for them too.
5. “All I Want for Christmas Is You”
This modern Christmas classic features a number of dogs throughout the song, including in the opening scene where a dog is seen running through the snow.
The dogs in this song are definitely part of what makes it so special and festive.
6. “Up on the Housetop”
This classic Christmas song is about a boy who eagerly awaits Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve.
He’s so excited that he can’t wait to hear sleigh bells and Ho! Ho! Hos.
But what he doesn’t realize is that his dog is also eager for Santa’s arrival… so much so that he ends up eating the boy’s Christmas list!
7. “Deck the Halls”
“Deck the Halls” is a traditional Christmas carol that dates back to the 16th century.
This song is about decorating for the holidays and getting into the festive spirit.
But of course, no Christmas song would be complete without a mention of man’s best friend. In this case, the dog is responsible for making sure the house is decked out in all its holiday finery.
8. “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
This classic Christmas carol is a festive way to wish someone a happy holiday.
But what makes this song extra special is the fact that it features a dog prominently in the lyrics.
In this case, the dog is helping to spread some holiday cheer by howling along with singing.
9. “The Twelve Days of Christmas”
“The Twelve Days of Christmas” is a traditional Christmas carol that enumerates a series of increasingly lavish gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas.
But in this version, the gifts are all given by a dog! From a bone to a ball of yarn, this pup is sure to make any dog lover’s holiday complete.
10. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
This popular Christmas song by Michael Bublé is all about the joys of the holiday season.
But what makes it extra special is the fact that it features a dog prominently in the music video.
From playing in the snow to decorating the tree, this pup is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.
11. “Frosty the Snowman”
“Frosty the Snowman” is a Christmas classic that tells the story of a snowman who comes to life and then goes on a magical adventure.
But in this version, Frosty is joined by his friend, a dog who helps him along the way. This song is sure to bring a smile to any dog lover’s face.
12. “Santa Paws is Coming to Town”
This fun and the festive song is about Santa’s loyal helper, a dog who makes sure that all the good boys and girls get their Christmas presents. This song is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
This Christmas, why not treat your dog to their favorite tunes? Dogs love music, and it’s a great way to get them into the holiday spirit.
Plus, it’s a great way to show your dog how much you love them.
You can also watch these Christmas movies with your dog to have a merrier Christmas!
So get into the holiday spirit and create the perfect playlist for your furry friend and enjoy spending time together this holiday season.