Pet Friend Poems

Friendship Poems about Pets

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.

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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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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 31
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 185
    • Rating 4.43
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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. 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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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 14
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 78
    • Rating 4.41
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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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  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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 68
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 149
    • Rating 4.39
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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

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  6. 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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 7
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 65
    • Rating 4.35
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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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  7. 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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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 566
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 365
    • Rating 4.34
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    This poem is so adorable. What a great story and what a well written, terrific poem. This poet has true talent, not only as a poet but also as a great story teller. Love this.

  8. 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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    • Stories 6
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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 972
    • Rating 4.28
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    For all dog lovers, the irony is that our best friends (dogs) have a shorter life than us. But don't be afraid of such things. Maybe we are here to serve them from the bottom of our hearts....

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  10. 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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    • Votes 109
    • Rating 4.27
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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.

  11. Shorty In Peace

    • By Maria Reyes
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About The Death Of My Dog

    Slowly and slowly,
    She started to fall.
    Her eyes opened and closed
    As she blinked.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 4
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 48
    • Rating 4.27
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    I had my dog, Lucy, for my entire life (I am 12). We had to put her to sleep on February 17, 2015. I loved her; she was my best friend. She was the best dog ever! I miss her to death. One...

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  12. Peanut

    • By Molly
    • Published: August 2010
    My Little Dog

    My little dog
    So many laughs we've shared
    So many runs together
    New friends were found by taking you on a walk

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 8
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 71
    • Rating 4.20
  13. Best Friend

    • By Justina M. Hoerner
    • Published: October 2007
    Poem About 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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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 32
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 164
    • Rating 4.18
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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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