Best Dog Microsoft Teams Backgrounds for Video Calls – Top 10 Canadian Dogs Edition

Looking for cute dog backgrounds for your Zoom or Microsoft Teams video calls? We have you covered! Using the same old video call background can be boring and replacing it with something fun can add a bit of character to your day at work. Regroove has put together the best dog Microsoft Teams video call backgrounds and they are free and ready to download below!  

But that’s not it, Regroove is based in Victoria, BC, in Canada, so why not make these virtual call backgrounds Canada’s top dog breeds, ranking the most common dog breeds in Canada and turning them into cute or funny dog Microsoft Teams backgrounds?  

Not only can virtual backgrounds be fun, they can be a great workplace icebreaker for new workers or members of the team looking for a fun game to start their scrum! 

In reverse order, ready for your download, here are the best dog Microsoft Teams video call backgrounds for virtual meetings according to KaboOnto the backgrounds! 

If you want to use one of the images for your fun virtual chat background on Microsoft Teams or Zoom, right click on it and choose “Save Image” and you’ll be able to download a larger version of the file. 

10. Yorkshire Terrier 

Yorkshire Terrier - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

9. Pug.  

Pug - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

8. Pitbull 

Pitbull - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background. Get the best Dog Microsoft Teams Backgrounds.

7. Poodle 

Poodle - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background. Get the best Dog Microsoft Teams Backgrounds.

6. Shih Tzu 

Shih Tzu - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.  Get the best Dog Microsoft Teams Backgrounds.

5. Chihuahua 

Chihuahua - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

4. Siberian Husky 

Siberian Husky - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

3. Golden Retriever 

Golden Retriever - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background. Get the best Dog Microsoft Teams Backgrounds.

2. German Shepherd 

German Shepherd - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

1. Labrador Retriever 

Labrador Retriever - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

As for the wildcard dog breeds who we couldn’t resist choosing for Microsoft Teams backgrounds, here you go: 

Bernese Mountain Dog 

Bernese Mountain Dog - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.
Bernese Mountain Dog - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

Cocker Spaniel 

Cocker Spaniel - One of Canada's most popular dog breeds available for your Microsoft Teams virtual background.

How to change your background on Microsoft Teams: 

  1. Before your meeting begins, click ‘Background Filters’. This can be found just below the video image. 
  1. You can choose to replace your Microsoft Teams background with one of the images provided or with one of your own. To do this, select ‘Add new’ and select one to upload from your computer. The file must be a JPG, PNG or BMP file. 
  1. Your new background will stay and persist in all of your Microsoft Teams meetings and calls until you change it.  
  1. If you are looking to change your background during a Microsoft Teams meeting, go to your meeting controls and select ‘More actions’ > ‘Apply background effects’. Select Preview to see how your chosen background looks before you apply it, and then select Apply

Regroove alumni Kyle has put together a video on how to add Custom Virtual Backgrounds to Microsoft Teams. You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/sDfB4ID3LyY 

How to change your background on Zoom: 

  1. In the navigation menu, click ‘Account Management’ then ‘Account Settings’
  1. In the Meeting tab, navigate to the ‘Virtual Background’ option (under the In Meeting (Advanced) section) and verify that the setting is enabled. 
  1. Check ‘Allow users to upload custom backgrounds’ then ‘Save’ to confirm the change. This grants access to upload virtual backgrounds in addition to the backgrounds currently uploaded. 
  1. (Optional) Click Manage virtual background to upload default background images available for users. Users must have client/app version 5.1.1 or higher to see the background images you upload. 
  1. (Optional) Check Require users to always use virtual background then Save to confirm the change. 

Looking for more ways to break the ice in your Microsoft Teams and Zoom meetings? Check out Sean’s video on Snapchat Snap Camera below! 

Regroove Tipsicle – Break the ice in Microsoft Teams and Zoom Meetings with Snapchat Snap Camera 

If you are looking for additional fun Microsoft Teams or Zoom virtual backgrounds, check out our blog on ‘Fun Microsoft Teams Backgrounds’ here.

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