A set of paw print nail art designs give you a chance to let your imagination run wild and show off your animal-loving side. They’re
always going to get noticed and it can be a (relatively) easy style that still stands out and gets attention. We looked through thousands of designs from talented nail artists to find our favorites.
If you’re a nature lover, you might also want to check out our
animal print nail art. A more popular style but the two can work really well together.
These nail designs are some of the cutest we’ve seen
paws down. 🐾💅
We’re starting this collection with these adorable glitter nails. We’ve got light pink glitter mixed with deep purple glitter. I like how all nails have this consistent doodle heart design with three paws in them.
Here’s an entire green medium nail set with the most adorable designs! An entire nail is painted with paw prints; we’ve got a comic woof effect and some neon green flare designs.
Here’s a nail set dedicated to Marie from the 1970 Disney Movie The Aristocrats. I love how the entire nail set shows both her elegant yet playful character. We saw a lot of this kind of style on our Disney nail art list.
I think that the base on this set is just so pretty! It’s this pretty pink base topped with pink and purple speckles. I also find the “All you need is love and a cat” sign so adorable!
This nail set is a lot more muted, which is perfect for those who don’t really want any bright colors on their nail set. I also love that they used glitters for the paw print design.
If you’re looking for more of a rugged look, then these black to white ombré nails are perfect for you. I really like how they added a bit of depth to this look through the use of texture on the nail background.
If you want to make it shine, then these gold shimmer nails are perfect for you. I think that the gold base serves as an elegant addition to this charming look.
I really like how they included multiple shades of blue in this collection which makes up this soft ombré set topped with a paw print on each nail.
If you’re a fan of simple nails, then this short, square-shaped natural pink set is perfect for you. It’s only got one design on the accent nail, which keeps the entire set looking clean.
This nail set is perfect for all the cat lovers out there. I love how they used darker colors in this collection which contributes to that mysterious feel that cats give off. If this is your kind of style, make sure you try some cat nail art at least once.
Here’s another nail set that’s all too simple as well. This nail set has a really thin milky base that’s topped with a glitter paw design.
If you prefer more of a refreshing look, then these coral pink nails should do the trick. I really like how this color is both warm and bright!
If you’re a fan of the classic French tips, then you might wanna try switching it up with these paw print tips. This is just a simple but fun look!
If you want more fun colors in your look, then this pink and blue nail set is perfect for you. This set is also pretty easy to achieve, especially with the simple glitter toppers and the paw print design.
Here’s another set dedicated to all the cat lovers out there. I really like how they included this cool cat design which really elevates the look.
If you’re a fan of glitter, then these thick glitter nails are perfect for you. We’ve got nails filled with large chunks of glitter, with some topped with paw prints made of glitter as well!
I really like how this nail set has an effortless nail design, and yet they were able to add so much variety to it. I definitely love the glitter base topped with paw prints the most!
This nail set is a bit bolder because of the use of a really bright red. I like how the boldness was toned down a bit by mixing in some plain white nails.
Here’s a nail set predominantly painted with deep blue polish. I like how it remains pretty simple with an accent nail topped with some white paw prints as an accent nail.
Here’s a rather charming pink nail set. We’ve got these short nails painted with a Fuschia pink color. I like how we’ve got black and white accents and black and white cats!
I love how enjoyable this nail set looks! We’ve got nails painted in red, black, and white that are topped with multi-colored polka dots and a really bright neon green paw print.
I’m honestly obsessed with the color palette used in this nail set. We’ve got these really pretty cool-tone brown shades that have hints of pink to them. I also like how they combined some light brown nails with deeper brown prints on top.
If you’ve got a full nail set painted with just one color and you’re trying to switch it up, you can simply add a cute little paw print, and you’re pretty much good to go!
Here’s another fun little nail set with quite a lot going on. I definitely like how they added these bright champagne glitter accents, which brightens the entire look.
Here we’ve got a classic color combination. I really like how pink looks with gray and black because this combination adds so much depth to a look.
Here’s a very clean-looking nail set. We’ve got these simple brownish-gray nails that look pretty muted for the most part. I like how they added a bit of color back in through the multi-colored paw prints.
Here’s another pink nail set which is mixed with some gray. I like how this nail set also includes a full champagne glitter nail and glitter paw prints.
If you’ve got a full muted nail set, adding a bit of pink can really brighten your entire look. This set looks very clean because it only uses two colors and the contrast really works for me.
If you wanna take things up a notch, then these bright red nails will surely do the trick. I love how they included this accent nail that’s half black and half-animal print.
If you’re a fan of black and white looks, then this nail set is for you. I like how they painted the nails with a matte finish to make them look seem softer and cleaner.
I love how they used red in this set since the entire design is pretty simple. The use of a bold red really takes the set to another level.
If I were to get paw print nails, I’d probably try to replicate this nail set right here. I love the look of a nail set that uses just one design on all the nails.
We’re taking things to another level with these multi-colored glitter nails. I really think that the black paws are a nice addition since the base is already bright enough.
If you like keeping things simple, then I’d definitely recommend these blue nails with the white accent nail. It’s topped with a blue paw print which keeps the entire look cohesive.
I really like this nail set because it’s pretty straightforward, and at the same time, it’s still got a bit of depth to it. I like how they added a black and white accent nail since a full pink can seem too bland.
This nail set is a mix of classy and chic. I love the color combination because it looks so clean. The silver glitter nails are a nice touch too!
Paw print nails can be glamorous too! We’ve got a bunch of different shades of blue in this collection which adds so much variety to the look. This entire set just feels so comfy and homey.
If you’re the type who prefers very simple nails that don’t really stand out too much, I’d definitely recommend this gray nail set.
Everything about this nail set just feels so fun and looks so creative! I really like how they mixed in a bunch of animated cats that just look so cute!
We’re adding a bit of color to your life with these bright green nails. We’ve also got an accent nail filled with multi-colored glitter.
This nail set can’t help but remind me of the movie 101 Dalmations. The black and white paw print nails remind me of the adorable dogs, while the red nails remind me of Cruella de Vil.
Here’s a full blue nail set with a bunch of dog elements on it. Aside from the paw prints, we’ve also got these cute little dog bones!
This nail set is perfect for all the cat lovers out there. I really like this color combination, especially the yellow highlights, which pop on top of the purple base.
Here’s another nail set that’s perfect for the dog owners out there. We’ve got these cute pink nails topped with some dog bones and paw prints!
Pandas are just so adorable, and it’s only right that we have a full nail set dedicated to these adorable creatures! We’ve featured panda nail art before but these cute little paws and faces are a fantastic mix.
Here’s a pretty classy-looking nail set that’s got a natural pink base topped with black and white paw prints. The cat peeking on the tip of the nails is such an adorable addition to the look!
We are ending this nail set with such an adorable color combination that fits perfectly with the nail design!
I’m loving this paw print nail art trend. Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.
If you copy one of these designs (or come up with something else) send us a photo! If we feature your paw-adorned nails, we’ll cover your next manicure!