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Dog Tattoo Designs
Dog tattoos were enjoyable to look at and search for, as many dog lovers not only expressed their appreciation for dogs, but did it through a variety of breeds; showing their personal preferences.
Man's best friend had a huge number of tattoo designs and styles as well, although most enjoyed inking the heads of their favorite animal more than anything else.
Among the more popular dog tattoo designs were, as I said, the head, but dogs lying down, ears perked up and tongues hanging out were also a part of much of the design of dog tattoos, and also several liked to dress up their dogs with their tattoos, much like people do in real life.
Some people also seem to have really liked more than one dog, and so have some tattooed together as a result.
- Parrot Tattoos
Parrot tattoo designs are among the more colorful tattoos, and rightly so. While I prefer the darker tattos, as they seem to really look at stand up much better, and you can appreciate the quality much more, in the case of tattoos of parrots, it's...
- Unique Rat Tattoos
Just like their real-life counterparts, a rat tattoo is something of a peculiar taste, but for those who are fans of rats, there are some that are extremely nice looking, and many that are humorous, based on the caricature rats can be used as. ...
Differences between dog and cat tattoos
I've done articles on cat tattoos before, and one of major differences is cats were done much more playfully and in ways that showed all those moods the always seem to be in, while dogs were done more in a friendly way, in the sense of looking like their best side was being portrayed.
Most of the cat tattoos I found also weren't done to show breeds so much, while dog tattoos seemed to show a different breed with each one.
Anyway, here are a number of dog tattoo designs and styles to enjoy.
- Powerful Bull Tattoo Designs
Bulls are a huge part of cowboy culture, as they were representative of the future of cattle, with the best sires a look into the future of the herds. That and the power of this magnificent creature makes them a fantastic design choice for a tattoo,.
- Stallion and Horse Tattoos
A stallion isn't just any horse, it's a horse that hasn't been gelded (castrated). That means that the testosterone inherent in stallions results many times with better looking and thicker necks, as well as a much more muscular structure in...
Dog and cat tattoo
Since we talked a little of the differences between dog and cat tattoos, I thought I start off with one of the occasional friendships that are struck between dogs and cats, and expressed through this tattoo.
Dog and cat together in tattoo
- Skull Wearing Hat Tattoo Designs
Tattoos of skulls wearing hats are awesome, and include a little bit of everything in the way of hats, including cowboy hats, top hats, jester and baseball hats. But it doesn't end there. While wearing a variety of hats, the skulls, for the most...
- Cow Tattoo Designs
Cows, or cattle and cowboys, seem to have been joined at the hip for as long as we can remember, and that has extended to our culture overall, making cows an interesting choice for tattoo designs; as they're not only considered a food source, but in.
Dog with tongue hanging out tattoo
I really like the tongue hanging out with this tattoo of a dog's head, but it's too bad the top of the image had so much brownish red, or bled too much. If you can ignore that, it's a pretty good tattoo otherwise.
Tattoo of dog with tongue hanging out
- Fishing and Fish Tattoos
Even though my days of fishing have, for the most part, fled behind me, that doesn't keep the fond memories of fishing in my youth from coming back over and over again, as the great battles with fish over the years I continue to recall with delight..
- Cobra Tattoos
Cobra and King Cobra tattoos are amazing if you like snakes and that fascinated hood the cobra has. It's a great motivator for tattoo artists wanting to create great designs. While cobras are placed in a variety of places on the body when inked...
Nice Dog Tattoo
What I like about this dog tattoo is he gives you the sense of being your best friend in reality. Those eyes look like he's committed for life, and I love that bone lying there before him.
You get the feeling he's your buddy, but don't mess with the bone if you know what's good for you!
Man's Best Friend Tattoo
- Lady Bug Tattoo Designs
Lady bugs have captured the imagination and attention of people around the world, as the ubiquitous little creatures show up to eat many of the enemies of our gardens, generating good will and inspiring some works of art, which translate well to...
- Lobster Tattoos
For those of us that love the water and seas, a lobster tattoo is a compelling choice to show what it means to us. There is no doubt that we who are born near the water have a unique affinity to the sea, lakes and the life forms associated with...
Remembering Dog through Tattoo
Similar to cats, people who lost their favorite dog many times ink them on their skin and show them in a very flattering and touching way. You can see from the one below what the owner thought of him.
Memorial Tattoo of Dog
- Turtle Tattoos
Turtles, which are actually classified as a reptile, are a choice of quite a few people to have tattooed on them. There are seemingly a couple of reasons for choosing a turtle for a tattoo design. The first is a person simply enjoys turtles in...
- Cool Bee Tattoo Designs
Tattoos with a bee or bumblebee theme are becoming increasingly popular among men and women, as the diverse personalities and meanings of bees can be incorporated into a number of fun and compelling looks and designs. Some of the meanings of bee...
Dog Tattoo with Bow Tie
This tattoo of the dog with a bow tie is hilarious. You look at those eyes and believe he's the type of dog to look good with a bow tie, and just as silly whether he wore it or not. Fun tattoo.
Funny Dog Tattoo
- Peaceful Dove Tattoos
Dove tattoos can be extraordinary in that they represent universal peace, as also depicted in many cases of the dove carrying an olive branch. Also note of doves is a representation of long-term love, as the male and female dove mate for life....
- Hummingbird Tattoo Designs
Hummingbirds are among the most attractive to the average bird watcher, who make special provisions of growing flowers or artificial nectar in feeders to attract them nearby in order to watch them. Consequently it is an inspiration for lovers of the.
Disastrous Dog Tattoo
This dog tattoo I included to show you the potential for a good tattoo, but one that failed miserably. The nose especially was poorly done, and the center of the face overall is a disaster.
It's too bad because the surrounding face was done very well, but you just can't get past the mess it became.
You get the feel it's someone about to turn into a werewolf than anything else.
Messed up dog tattoo head
- Fun Tigger Tattoos
Tigger is one of the great cartoon characters in my estimation, and if you need to be uplifted, just watch a show with this bundle of joy an enery, and you'll have a hard time not finding yourself laughing and entering into his infectious...
- Deer Tattoos
Deer are fascinating in that they are an attraction to all sorts of people for a variety of reasons. Some like to paint them, photograph them, use them in creative themes. Many hunt them for food and sport. Either way, whatever the motivation,...
Good quality dog shoulder tattoos
Now contrast the above shoulder tattoo of the dog with these two quality tattoos and you can see the difference immediately. I really like how these two were done.
- Duck Tattoo Designs
Ducks are a fantastic bird, with a wide array of types, colors and sizes, which has attracted many artists through the years, who have put the beautiful creatures on canvasses of many types. That's also true with tattoo artists, who in response to...
- Compelling Eagle Tattoos
There's nothing much more majestic than the image of an eagle, and when combined with a tattoo, it's endless the versions you can make that are very compelling. Also important with eagles is they included so much detail in real life that it lends...
Three dogs shoulder tattoo
This is also a nicely done shoulder tattoo, considering the artist was able to include three dogs in quality detail.
But in case you didn't see it, what's interesting about it is the color of the eyes of the dogs, which are the same on two, with the third having the color of each of the other two dogs.
Shoulder tattoo of three dogs
Unique eyes dog tattoo
While I enjoy the dressing up of the dog look, again here, it's the uniqueness of the eyes that is attractive, and in this case, were done very nicely. I like the contrast and look between the two eyes, which you occasionally find on dogs.
- Rockin' Raven Tattoos
Anyone interested in having an edgy look with their tattoo will meet those expectations when deciding on a raven as their theme of choice. There is no doubt Ravens are considered a symbol of a dark force in the world, and whether alone or in a...
- Cool Snake Tattoo Designs
Snake tattoos are very exciting, as the texture of the snake, its shape, and the ease of combining in with numerous other themes lends itself to great subject matter to have inked on your body. One surprising thing for me was to discover how...
Tattoo of dog wearing tie
- Awesome Tiger Tattoos
I haven't done much research before into tiger tattoos, so I was surprised and excited to find some pretty cool ones out there. Because of the nature and body structure of the tiger, it's a little more difficult to work with than other tattoo...
- Dragon Tattoos Breathing Fire As Most Popular Tattoo
Most people agree, and the industry overall concurs, that dragon tattoos are the most popular tattoos in the world, and both men and women like to where them, while looking awesome on both. What's fascinating about dragon tattoos is they mean very...
Great Tattoo of Dog Peeking Out
This is just a really fun dog tattoo. It looks like he's peeking out from under a rug, and it's captured brilliantly by the tattoo designer and artist. Very nice and high quality.
Really nice dog tattoo
- Spider Tattoos
Spider tattoos are becoming amazingly realistic, and I am surprised at how many people have them inked on, especially the number of women. I've noticed that a lot of smart women have them tattooed on their neck so they can hide them with their...
- Wolf Tattoos
Wolf tattoos have a unique place in body art because the wolf itself means many things to a disparate number of people. It can be a pest and threat to the owners of livestock while having spiritual meaning to tribal societies, where some consider...
Another dog being remembered
As far as quality of work and likeness, this is among the best of the dog tattoos I found. The owner had to be extremely happy with the results and how he could show off the memory of his dog.
- Horse Tattoos
If you're a fan of horses, and love to ride and take care of them, you know how easy it is to get close to them and how big a part of your life they are. Many people not only get horse tattoos inked on them, but sometimes they even do it of their...
- Rebirth and the Phoenix Tattoo
The tattoo of the Phoenix is one of the most fantastic to work with, and whether you do it in dark ink, bright colors, or in some cases the combination of both, you've really got to have a poor tattoo artist to screw this one up, as the body and...
USMC Dog Tattoo
Last but not least of the dog tattoos is the USMC emblem showing the tough old guy strutting his stuff. If that doesn't capture and embody the spirit of the marine core, I guess nothing does.
Hopefully you enjoyed this look at the variety of dog tattoos out there. There were so many to choose from it was hard to decide which ones to include for you to view.