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Dog Word Search

Here is a fun printable dog word search for kids.

The pet word search is most suited for elementary children around 3rd grade. 

The puzzle is free to download and print.

A black and white printable dog word search for kids.  There are 21 dog themed words hidden in a 14 X 14 large print grid of letters.  The words range from 1st to 3rd grade spelling words.  The puzzle is decorated with 2 cute dogs that kids can color.  A boy dog with a bone in his mouth, and a girl dog with a bow in her hair.

Difficulty Level

The skill level of this animal word search is between easy and medium.

There are 21 dog themed words for kids to find and circle. They are hidden in a 14 X 14 grid of large print letters.

The words can be found in every possible direction: forwards, backwards, upside down – horizontally, vertically and diagonally.

The puzzle is a perfect spelling activity for children working on the dog themed 3rd grade spelling list.

All 12 of the third grade words are included in the puzzle. The remaining words are previously learned 1st and 2nd grade spelling words.

Download and Print

The dogs word search puzzle can be downloaded free below.

The pdf includes an answer page.

The puzzle is black and white to make it economical to print.

More Fun Dog Activities for Kids

Kids can use a photo of their favourite puppy dog to make this fun art using geometric shapes.

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Answer Key

While the answers are included in the pdf, you can also view the color coded answer key below.

A color coded answer key for a printable dog themed word search for kids.