Pet Friend Poems

Pet Friend Poems

Poems About Dog and Cats

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. 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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    I know I will be moving through grieving for my lost buddy Nova when I can read this poem without choking up. I am not yet close to that, I just tried, which is natural. This poem is the...

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  3. The Ballad Of Rum

    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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  4. 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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    I lost my best friend, my cute little dog, yesterday. This poem really touched my heart. I couldn't read this poem without tears in my eyes. This poem reminds me of all the good times I spent...

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

    • By Lesley M. Patterson
    • Published: August 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. 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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  8. Best Friend

    • By Justina M. Hoerner
    • Published: October 2007
    My Pet Is The Best Friend I Ever Had

    Remember all the good times,
    Remember all the bad.
    You stuck with me through everything,
    The best friend I have had.

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    I ran over my best friend this week and I read this along with rainbow bridge and it helped me with my hurt. Reba was a beautiful loving beagle who had been mistreated and we tried hard to...

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  10. Lessons From Dogs

    What We Can Learn From Our Pets

    Have you ever wondered
    Why dogs don't live that long?
    It's because their souls are true
    And their love is strong.

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  11. My Doggie And I

    The Friendship Between My Dog And Me

    My doggie makes me happy,
    I love her so much!
    My little furry friend;
    So soft to the touch.

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  12. It's Just A Dog

    • By Sadie A. Gibbs
    • Published: August 2019
    The Love From Dog To Human

    You may be a dog,
    But to me you're more.
    You're the light in my fog.
    You put up with our war,

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    It's a touching poem. It reveals how both young and old seek love in faithful animals as their necessity is not identified by the others at home or in society.

  13. My Puppy Is A Handful

    • By Ann Davies
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About A Mischievous Puppy

    My puppy is a handful,
    So full of energy.
    She jumps around to greet us
    And wags her tail with glee.

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