Animal Poems for Kids

Fun Poems about Animals

Children are fascinated with all types of animals. From observing wild animals in zoos and aquariums to squirrels and birds in their backyards, children find animals mesmerizing. A pet can be a child’s best friend. Children love pets, from fish and guinea pigs to dogs and cats. Pets give children wonderful memories that will last a lifetime, especially when their pet makes a mess or does something funny.

Pet Poems for Kids


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  1. My Best Friend

    • By Abby Jenkins
    • Published: March 2011
    Dog Poem

    Black and white
    Thick and furry
    Fast as the wind
    Always in a hurry

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    I've had many dogs in my life! Growing up as a little girl, I remember my father taking my younger sister and me to pick out our first dog. He was a terrier mix, and my father named him Spud...

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  3. Glow Worm

    • By Taylor Russell
    • Published: October 2011
    Short Funny Poem For Kids

    Oh, I wish I were a glow worm,
    for a glow worm's never glum,
    'cause how can you be grumpy
    when the sun shines out your bum!

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  4. A Worm In My Pocket

    • By Jodee Samano
    • Published: September 2008
    Boys And Things That Crawl

    One rainy day on my way home from school,
    I found a big worm and thought it was cool.

    I picked up the worm with my bare hand,

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    Great poem. My daughter also likes worms. When she was younger she would play happily in the muck collecting worms for hours.

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  6. Pet Porta Potty

    Keeping Streets Clean From Dog Waste

    I took a walk in the city today
    to try to pass the time away.
    Saw lots of people walking too.
    Stepped right in a pile of doggy doo.

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    Nice poem, very inspiring for kids. Thanks.

  7. Yip-Yip-Woof!

    • By Kristin Frederick
    • Published: October 2011
    Chihuahua And A Great Dane

    Tiny Chihuahua
    Humongous Great Dane
    The difference between them
    Is really quite plain

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  8. Rabbits

    Nobody knows the rabbit's nose,
    the way it twitches,
    the way it goes.

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  10. Fred's Wearing My Slippers

    I woke with a particular feeling
    I was floating on top of the ceiling,
    A little surprised
    when I opened my eyes

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  11. Three Little Piggies

    • By Paige
    • Published: October 2011

    I have three piggies who live in the shed
    they sleep in their food bowl and eat in their bed
    they drink lots of water which makes them go wee
    this usually happens while they are sitting on my knee!!!

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  12. My Name Is Pearl

    • By Becky Robbins
    • Published: April 2014
    Poem About Animals And Best Friends

    Said the bunny to the squirrel,
    Are you a boy or a girl?
    The squirrel said to the bunny, I am a girl.
    Nice to meet you, my name is Pearl.

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    Yes I was very impressed by this poem. Made me laugh.

  13. No More Pets!

    The dogs are barking at the door,
    but we can't let them in 'cause they
    pooped on the floor.
    It wasn't your average pile of poo.

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