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Pet Portrait And Animal Portrait Tattoos: Top 10 Tattoo Ideas

Pet and Animal Portrait Tattoos

Pet Portrait And Animal Portrait Tattoos: Top 10 Tattoo Ideas

Man's best friend isn’t always a dog, it can be any animal. And, a lot of us love animals more than we like most humans. So, it is no wonder people love getting pet and animal portrait tattoos. Whether it is a dog portrait tattoo, a cat portrait tattoo, an exotic animal portrait tattoo, or any other animal portrait tattoo, they are all extremely meaningful tattoos. 

These pet or animal tattoos can be done in almost any style, realist, cartoon, etc. as long as the tattoos portray the animal in a way that is meaningful to you. 

We do a lot of animal and pet portrait tattoos at Mr. Inkwells tattoo shop and here is a list of the best pet and animal portrait tattoo ideas. Hopefully they will help you get some inspiration for your next pet or animal tattoo.

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #1:  Dog Portrait Tattoos

The number one idea for Pet and Animal tattoo ideas is of course, Dogs. As mans best friend for thousands of years Dog portrait tattoos have earned the top spot on our list. The 3 dog portrait tattoos below are all done in the realistic tattoo style, but you can them tattooed in any tattoo style you like.

Color Dog PEt Portrait Tattoo

Dog Animal Portrait Tattoo\

Small Dog Pet Portrait Tattoo

Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Eddie  2. Steve  3. Steve  

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #2:  Cat Portrait Tattoos

Coming in at a close second is Cat Portrait Tattoos. Cats have also been living in harmony with us humans for thousands of years, so Cats definitely deserve a spot tattooed on our body. Fun fact: Cat scratches are the best way to describe how a tattoo feels to someone who does not have a tattoo, so when you're getting your Cat tattoo you can pretend your feline friend is doing it.

House Cat Pet Portrait Tattoo

Tattoo artist Steve   

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #3:  Lion Portrait Tattoos

The bigger cousin to the the house cat, Lion portrait tattoos are number three on the list. The King of the Jungle has always been an ideal subject for tattooing. Lion tattoos are also great when tattooed in pride form, as below , to represent the members of your own pride or family.

Lion Animal Portrait Tattoos

Lions Animal Portrait Tattoo

Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Eddie  2. Steve 

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #4:  Tiger Portrait Tattoos

Following up Lion Tattoos on our list of Best Pet and Animal Portrait Tattoos is Tigers. The third Cat on our list and the second large Cat, Tigers make great and meaningful portrait tattoos. One of the Tiger tattoos below is mixed with geometric tattoo designs, and the other Tiger tattoo is done in the Traditional tattoo style.

Tigers Animal Portrait Tattoo

Tiger Animal Portrait Tattoo

Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Ryan  2. Sarah

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #5:  Bear Portrait Tattoos

Lions, Tigers, and .... Bears! You know that Bear Portrait Tattoos would be next on out list. Bear tattoos are great tattoos to represent nature and look great tattooed almost anywhere.

Bear Animal Portrait Tattoo

 Tattoo artist Steve 

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #6:  Snake Portrait Tattoos

Snakes are a super popular animal tattoo. They look very cool and snake tattoos have a ton of different meanings behind them. Snake animal tattoos look good in color or in black and grey. Snake tattoos are also great because their shape makes them easy to tattoo anywhere on the body.

Snake Animal Tattoos

Snake Animal Tattoo

Under Boob Snake Tattoo

Tattoo artist of all three Tacho

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #7:  Elephant Portrait Tattoos

Elephants are next on our list of animal portrait tattoos. Although huge in size Elephants never seem too scary to modern humans, they seem powerful, yet very nice. Elephant tattoos look great when combined with different tattoo elements, but Elephant animal tattoos also look great as standalone tattoos.

Elephant Animal Tattoos

Elephant Tattoo Animal

Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Tacho  2. Eddie 

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #8:  Fish Portrait Tattoos

Fish tattoos are an uncommon, yet very cool animal portrait tattoo idea. They can  also be pet portrait tattoos depending on the fish. Or, they can be inspired by another meaning like, fishing, beauty, etc. . Fish tattoos are a unique animal tattoo if you are looking to get a tattoo of something different.

Fish Animal Tattoo

Fish Pet Tattoos

Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Summer  2. Tacho   

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #9:  Fox & Wolf Portrait Tattoos

Are you a sly fox or a lone wolf? Then number nine on our list of the Best Animal Portrait Tattoo Ideas is for you! Fox and Wolf animal tattoos are awesome tattoos when you want a tattoo a bit edgier than the average dog tattoo.

Fox Animal Tattoo

Wolf Animal Tattoo

 Tattoo artist of both tattoos Tacho

 

Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoo Idea #10:  Bird Portrait Tattoos

These tattoos are for the birds. But seriously, last but not least, we have Bird tattoos. Bird tattoos are the classic animal tattoos, for years sailors, bikers, and outlaws, have been getting bird tattoos. These tattoos can be done in any style, but the realistic and traditional tattoo style are the most common.

Eagle Bird Animal Tattoo

Flamingo Bird Animal Tattoo

Bird Animal Tattoo

 Starting at top tattoo artists are 1. Eddie  2.  Ryan  3. Eddie 

 

These are our Top 10 Ideas for Pet or Animal Portrait Tattoos, there are tons of other animals (real and fake) to chose from for tattoos. If you are still not sure your next tattoo make sure to check out our other tattoo lists by clicking here . Let us know what you think of our Pet or Animal Portrait tattoo list in the comments below.

See you soon!

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