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Easy Dog Drawing

Wish you could draw your favorite canine friend on paper? This easy dog drawing is great for beginners. All drawing steps are included in this easy to follow lessons!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • Easy Dog Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
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It’s fun to be able to draw our pets. Once you learn how to draw this easy dog you’ll be able to create more detailed drawings of your favorite pets!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw Head of Dog

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    Draw a mostly round head and include large pointed ears.

  2. Add Legs & Paws

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    Next draw a pair of long dog legs and paws underneath the head.

  3. Complete the Body

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    Add a body that resembles a slender pear shape.

  4. Create Dog Tail

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    Now draw a bushy tail off to the side.

  5. Draw Dog Face

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    Now you are ready to add some of this dog’s face and chest.

  6. Color In!

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    Darken your lines and add a few spots of color.

Easy Dog Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for an Easy Dog Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get get creative!

Dog Breeds

How many types of dogs are there? There are over 300 breeds of dogs. Actually at the time of this writing the World Canine Organization recognized 339 distinct breeds of dogs… but who’s counting? Apparently they are!

In the United States the Labrador Retriever has been the most popular dog for decades. French bulldogs and German Shepherds have also topped the list as some of the most popular dog breeds in America.

Over one-third of households in the United States have a dog. I guess we don’t call them man’s best friend for nothing!

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