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. Always Love Your Pet, No Matter How Old They Get

    • By Lesley M. Patterson
    • Published: August 15, 2018

    Pets are people, too, just like me and you.
    They need food in their tummies and lots of beefy yummies.

    They are little, but their hearts are BIG.

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    This poem delivers a right message about the relationship between man and nature. These pets teach us love, compassion, and empathy without expectation. But one bitter reality l must admit...

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  3. 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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  4. My First Pet

    The Excitement Of A Child Getting A Pet

    My mommy said today
    That I could get a pet one day.
    I gave her a kiss
    Then started making my list.

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  6. Puppy And I

    I met a Man as I went walking:
    We got talking,
    Man and I.
    "Where are you going to, Man?" I said

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Rathers

    I know very well what I'd rather be
    If I didn't always have to be me!
    I'd rather be an owl,
    A downy feathered owl,

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  13. Rabbits

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

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