Valentine’s Day Dogs That’ll Melt Your Heart

Valentine's Day Dogs and puppies

Stuck without a date for this year’s Valentine’s Day? Don’t stress it. Fall in love with these adorable Valentine’s Day Dogs instead.

Valentine’s Day can be the sweetest day of February. For others, however, it serves as a cruel reminder that many people don’t have anyone to cuddle up with in front of their favorite rom-com movie. But why can’t your adorable pup Mr. Snuggles take the place of your date this year? Dogs are a great companion for almost any occasion, and if you’re lucky enough to have one, remind them how much they are appreciated this Valentine’s Day! Check out some of our favorite Valentine’s Day Dogs for some holiday inspiration.

Valentine’s Day Dogs: How Could You Say No?

valentine's dogs roses
photo courtesy of @minidood_winston

Winston the Mini Goldendoodle might just be the cutest Valentine’s Day dog we’ve ever seen! I mean, how could you say no to that face? Sometimes Valentine’s Day is about making elaborate plans, expensive dinners, and hand-written notes, but it doesn’t always have to be that complicated. Winston’s chew-toy rose and some good company are all he needs.

Valentine's dogs aussie
photo courtesy of @vizslacooper

This handsome Valentine Vizsla beat you to it. Just imagine coming home to this lovely surprise! Candles lit for ambiance, a kiss pillow to send the right vibes and… well, a nice can of pork-flavored dog food. His meal of choice might not have been a hole-in-one, but you’ve got to give him credit for the effort. Would you join him at the table?

Mini Aussies are Lovable Aussies

photo courtesy of @mojitotheminiaussie

If you don’t think mini Australian Shepards are one of the most adorable dog breeds, there might be something wrong with you. They’re spunky, energetic and lovable (Mojito the Mini Aussie is pretty familiar with Valentine’s Day already).

Dark, Handsome and Hairy.

valentine's dogs lab
photo courtesy of @cartercanines

It’s a normal day– you go about your business running errands and everything goes as expected. You stop at the local coffee shop for a morning dose of caffeine, but just as you get up to leave, he locks eyes with you from across the cafe. Who is he? Dark, Handsome and Hairy, this chocolate Lab has one question for you: will you be his Valentine??

Pug is Love, Pug is Life.

valentine's dog pugs
photo courtesy of @max_i._million

Pugs just might be some of the most snuggly animals on the planet. You can use them for pillows, comic relief, and all-around great company. What few people know, however, is that Pugs make a great Valentine’s Date! If you’re the lucky owner of one of these adorable pups, dress them up for the spotlight and treat them to their favorite snacks. I mean, look at that face. How could you say no?

Free Kisses.

valentine's dogs blood hound
photo courtesy of @moonshinersclub

We all knew that Bloodhounds have a reputation for being patient and loving animals. Although they’ve been bred for hundreds of years as hunting dogs, this Bloodhound is only concerned with hunting down free kisses.

Valentine’s Day Dogs: Mean Girls.

sheriff police dog
photo courtesy of @K-9_ara

Ara the Dutch Shepard is no average pet… she’s specially trained to sniff out narcotics and she means business. Regardless, even the fiercest dogs need a Valentine. This February, K-9 Ara and her owner will be on the hunt for anyone causing trouble on Valentine’s Day!

She’s Small, She’s Sassy, and She’s Adorable.

dog with valentine's day costume
photo courtesy of @ashtangauppsala

Alla the pup might seem dark and mysterious, but behind that dark exterior is a heart searching for love just like everybody else. To help send the message, she’s rocking these heart-antlers to let everyone know that her Valentines Day spirit is brighter than ever!

Everybody’s Crazy for a Sharp Dressed Westiepoo.

valentine's dog bowtie
photo courtesy of @max_i._million

If you’ve got a true love for cute dogs then this Westiepoo wearing a heart-patterned bowtie will have you ditching your other date in a heartbeat. His name is Max, and if you see him heading your way, you better make sure your date’s looking in the opposite direction. If you’re in the market for a Valentine’s costume for your own dog, heart-themed bowties are a quick and easy way to celebrate the holiday of love.

Seeing the World Through Rose-Colored Glasses

photo courtesy of @nellietheprettypittie

Nellie the Pit Bull Mix looks like she’s more than ready to share plenty of kisses with anyone who needs them. She’ll probably be sitting and waiting by that window all day for some unsuspecting Valentine to pass by.

Take Another Little Piece of my Heart

Who could resist these faces? Dex (left) is a Canine Companions Facility Dog working at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, partnered with a facilitator working in health care. He brings joy to plenty of patients, and we can see why!

Ziggy (right) is one of the unofficial mascots of Pretty Fluffy, the ultimate dog lifestyle website where you can find shopping guides, DIY, recipes, tips & inspiration. Those eyes say it all, and You can easily re-create this photo shoot with your furry family member! Just grab some red poster board!

Penny for Your Heart

We’ll spare you any joke about this adorable Aussie stealing our hearts–but it’s almost too hard to resist. The perfect Valentine’s day would involve snuggles with this floof on this very comfy-looking couch.

A Great Day for a Great Dane

photo courtesy of @greatestof_danes

How could anyone resist that kissable face? This Great Dane is so picture-perfect that I’d put her on a Valentine’s card!

Stop and Smell the Roses

valentine's dogs
photo courtesy of @thecalliepotato

This ball of fluff decided the balloon was better smelling than the roses, but that’s okay. In her defense, the heart glasses made it hard to tell the difference.

Petal for Your Thoughts?

photo courtesy of @ritathegreyt

Rita, the retired greyhound, is living her best life on Valentine’s day–relaxing amongst the rose petals that match her red collar.

The Cutest Valentine Around

This year, don’t let Valentine’s Day cause any heartache or fear of missing out. Plan a night in for you and your pup! Grab their favorite chew toys and treats, and let them know how much they mean to you! Think we would love your Valentine’s Day dog? Reach out and let us know what we’re missing @getfamilyapp. Check out for more Valentine’s Day history, date ideas, and more!

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