The lockdown has surely instigated many genius and not-so-much ideas. As boredom kicked in, hoomans turned to their pets since they were the last sources of entertainment.

Sooner than we knew it, the pun of "in bread" animals came to being. In fact, people found it so hilarious, it became one of the biggest internet crazes. The recipe is simple. You take a piece of bread (of your choice) and put it over the head of your beloved furball. You laugh out loud, preferably hysterically, at the priceless sight. Grab a camera and snap a picture. Voila! Your in bread pet is ready for sharing.

Bored Panda compiled the most hilarious examples of pure bread pooches, but beware, the post is NOT gluten-free!

#1

I Am Inbread

I Am Inbread

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bossy
Community Member
4 months ago

look how happy it is!!

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#2

A Rare Picture Of An Inbread Dog

A Rare Picture Of An Inbread Dog

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Kelly Gore
Community Member
4 months ago

"Let's go for ewok!"

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#3

Waiting For The Butter To Spread Like

Waiting For The Butter To Spread Like

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Night Owl
Community Member
4 months ago

Fluff overflow/explosion

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If you’re wondering why the heck people are putting slices of bread on their pets, you’re not the only one.

One Reddit user has posted a question on the subreddit r/outoftheloop: “I keep seeing dogs around the internet (specifically Pomeranians) with slices of bread fit around their head, is there any reason for doing this besides that it looks cute? And why bread? Does anyone know the origin of this meme?”

Luckily, people were armed with many theories in their answers. One answered that the meme has to do with “them being purebred, bred=bread.” Another suggested the joke went back to cats. “If you put a string or rubber band around a cat's whiskers they will freak out and start backing up as though they are trapped halfway down a pipe.”

#4

Purebread Or Inbread Doggo?

Purebread Or Inbread Doggo?

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bossy
Community Member
4 months ago

is that the cute long snouted dog i saw on another post

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#5

Pippa The Hot Dog

Pippa The Hot Dog

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G4dg3tG4l
Community Member
4 months ago

this needs to be higher up

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#6

This Is Bob, My Cat. We Tried To Make Him In-Bread

This Is Bob, My Cat. We Tried To Make Him In-Bread

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Doggi
Community Member
4 months ago

He looks disturbed by the level of uncatlike manners.

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In reality, the "pet breading" pun is thought to have emerged from the original cat bread photo posted on Tumblr and Reddit way back in 2011. It resurfaced several times after as a viral photo fad, the name of which refers to a pun on “inbred.”

#7

All Family Of Pure Breads

All Family Of Pure Breads

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
4 months ago

Those dogs are so patient!

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#8

You’re The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

You’re The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

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Night Owl
Community Member
4 months ago

Yes you are

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#9

Quarantine Got Us Like... We Can't Decide... Are We Purebread Or Inbread?

Quarantine Got Us Like... We Can't Decide... Are We Purebread Or Inbread?

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bossy
Community Member
4 months ago

he/shes a super hero!!

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#10

I'm Pita Bread Now

I'm Pita Bread Now

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Kelly Gore
Community Member
4 months ago

Somebody call PETA...

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#11

Inbread Puppy

Inbread Puppy

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Doggi
Community Member
4 months ago

Teefies!!

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#12

I Ate Toast. I Got Stuck In Toast

I Ate Toast. I Got Stuck In Toast

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bossy
Community Member
4 months ago

are you pandas a cat or dog person?

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#13

So This Bird Got A New Bread Necklace

So This Bird Got A New Bread Necklace

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Night Owl
Community Member
4 months ago

Beautiful and practical (food on the go)

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#14

I Think The Humans Have Gone Mad

I Think The Humans Have Gone Mad

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Liam Walsh
Community Member
4 months ago

That bread is your perfect colour!!

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#15

Tina Wearing Her Bread Crown

Tina Wearing Her Bread Crown

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Kelly Gore
Community Member
4 months ago

I can't decide whether this dog looks more like Astro or Jane Jetson...

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#16

There's Bread On My Head Hehe

There's Bread On My Head Hehe

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Doggi
Community Member
4 months ago

That happy face!!

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#17

Not Impressed

Not Impressed

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Doggi
Community Member
4 months ago

Such a patient, handsome doggo

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#18

Guinea Pig With Bread Hat

Guinea Pig With Bread Hat

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Mark Serbian
Community Member
4 months ago

Awesome!

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#19

My Puppy Roo

My Puppy Roo

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Kelly Gore
Community Member
4 months ago

Scooby-dooby-dough!

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#20

"I'm Bread Haha"

"I'm Bread Haha"

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Animal Lover
Community Member
4 months ago

Marnie!!!!!!!!

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#21

So Tired Of Everyone Calling Me Inbread Just Because I'm Purebread

So Tired Of Everyone Calling Me Inbread Just Because I'm Purebread

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
4 months ago

Gorgeous doggo! I wanna "boop the snoot"!

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#22

An Open Faced Sandwich

An Open Faced Sandwich

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 months ago

trying to retain some dignity

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#23

This Is My Ferret. She's Inbread

This Is My Ferret. She's Inbread

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Princess Procrastination
Community Member
4 months ago

Awww floppy floof

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#24

When Breading Goes Wrong

When Breading Goes Wrong

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NanZ
Community Member
4 months ago

I am afraid your puppy had decided to eat his way out.

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#25

What The Heckins Is A Bread Challenge Anyhow? At Yeast I’m All Done With It

What The Heckins Is A Bread Challenge Anyhow? At Yeast I’m All Done With It

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 months ago

paint me like a French loaf

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#26

Tigger Was Not Much Impressed By This Challenge But He Did Get Some Bread Out Of It So Not All Bad

Tigger Was Not Much Impressed By This Challenge But He Did Get Some Bread Out Of It So Not All Bad

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Doggi
Community Member
4 months ago

Edible accessories is the way to go!

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#27

Who Benji? He’s 100% Purebread

Who Benji? He’s 100% Purebread

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
4 months ago

Gorgeous pupper.

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#28

Who’s Hungry?

Who’s Hungry?

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Tambot
Community Member
4 months ago

Is that fairy bread?

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#29

Inbread Conehead

Inbread Conehead

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Mark Serbian
Community Member
4 months ago

No mercy!

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#30

Inbread Companions

Inbread Companions

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
4 months ago

So patient. They don't look happy.

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