Pet Friend Poems

Poems About Pet Friendships

The saying goes that "man is dog's best friend". Others find that other pets are also up to the task. The companionship that animals offer is different from human interaction. Human communicate with speech and although this is an advanced form of communication, it has its limitations. Sometimes people struggle to say the right thing when what we really need is to be simply there for each other. Because animals cannot talk they are superior to humans in detecting the feelings of others. A pet may be able to offer a level of companionship that is deeper and more satisfying than human interaction.

Poetry for Pet Lovers about Animal Friends

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  1. For Binky

    • By Raymond Stewart
    • Published: May 2009
    All The Love A Little Dog Could Give

    Today we had to let you go.
    It broke our hearts in two.
    We had to leave you at that place,
    Alone and feeling blue.

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    • Rating 4.46
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    I had a very close pet and this poem made me feel a lot better knowing she is in a better place and it is OK to cry. I had her for 6 1/2 years. When she decided to go I let her go. It was...

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  3. Dogs Go To Heaven

    • By Megan Osburn
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About Friendship With A Dog

    You're the best friend I could ever ask for,
    The one I can talk to.
    You listen to everything I have to say,
    I'm really going to miss you.

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    • Rating 4.43
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    This is a very lovely poem. It really touched my heart. My poodle is getting older now. I'm sure, when he passes away, I also will write a poem about him (Energy). Thanks

  4. The Ballad Of Rum

    • By Peter Wolveridge
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog

    A dog wandered into our garden one day,
    A friendly old mutt, didn't look like a stray.
    We never discovered whence he had come,
    But we brushed him and fed him and the kids called him Rum.

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    That is such a good poem. My husband had a large Doberman. Everyone was afraid of this dog, but he would lay on the floor with our children and let them pull on his ears. My Husband said he...

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  6. 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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  7. The Power Of The Dog

    There is sorrow enough in the natural way
    From men and women to fill our day;
    And when we are certain of sorrow in store,
    Why do we always arrange for more?

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    • Rating 4.33
  8. Broken Promise

    • By Nikita
    • Published: October 2008
    Poem About Having To Give Up A Horse

    A bond so strong that could not be broke.
    Separated for a time, then reunited with a promise.
    A promise of devotion, time, and safety.
    Only to be broken...

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    • Rating 4.29
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    One of my neighbors owns goats and chickens. One specific chicken, I named Chillee. He was black and white and would greet me as I walked in the coop. One day as I headed to my neighbors...

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  10. A Dog Has Died

    My dog has died.
    I buried him in the garden
    next to a rusted old machine.

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  11. Rainbow Bridge

    • By James G. Karas
    • Published: June 2009
    Poem About Loss Of A Pet Cat

    I look to the day when the Lord calls upon thee,
    My time had come for my one final journey.
    To begin searching, looking for my little boy,
    With love and compassion and such a great joy.

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    • Rating 4.28
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    Oh. My. God. This made my heart shatter. It reminded me of my dog Henry. He was my forever pet and we lost him the week before Christmas because of cancer! I miss you, Henry! He was my pet,...

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  12. Shadow's Death

    • By Diana Oliva
    • Published: August 2008

    Shadow died by crossing the street
    That angel flew above my feet
    When I saw blood coming out of his head
    I silenced my words from my mind

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    I had to put my best friend down. I will always love and miss him. He was a 13 year old and great dog. It's a great loss to the family.

  13. 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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