The Newest Tattoo Trend Pet Owners Will Love: Paw Prints

These beautiful prints keep your dog with you always.

By Catalina Barrios


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Do you have any tattoos? Do you like tattoos? I have one and I love seeing it every day. It symbolizes my son who is my biggest motivation – my everything. Tattoos represent who you are. I love seeing the different pieces of art people put on their bodies. I wouldn’t mind getting another tattoo one day but I think I would stop at two. For pet owners, there are many creative options when it comes to ink, like cartoon styles and playground tats.

If you’re a pet owner looking for your next tattoo, consider the paw print. This is a beautiful way of showing your love for your pet while at the same time symbolizing your pet’s uniqueness. Over the years, paw print tattoos have become more and more popular. They are many colors, styles, and techniques to get exactly the look you want.

1. Forever


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We will be best friends, forever and ever … This design is simple yet impactful.

2. Wow!


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This tattoo looks surreal. What a great piece of art! It is definitely for someone looking to make a large statement.

3. Best Friends


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A perfect tribute to a loyal companion. This style is artful and free flowing. Great for someone who likes to color outside the lines.

4. Watercolor


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Happiness is represented in this rainbow of colors. It’s almost as if the dog created this artwork.

5. You will always have a special place in my heart …


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If you love the look of script, consider adding some words around your paw print.

6. Priceless


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This soft tattoo is is another realistic looking option. Looks like the dog approves!

7. In Memory Of …


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This owner got creative with their memorial portrait tattoo design.

8. Cute and Tiny


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The pitter patter of little paws! I could see myself loving this delicate and charming design.

9. Sibling Tattoo


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The combination of colors with the paw print is the a wonderful piece of art. What do you think? If you have a pet owning friend or sibling, why not get tattoos of your best friends together.

10. Instead of a ring, why not a paw print?


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Hand and fingers are sometimes uncommon considerations but always beautiful spots for ink, especially something sweet and meaningful.

Which tattoo was your favorite? Let us know if you have a tattoo in honor of your pet.