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Best Dog Poems

Below are the all-time best Dog poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of dog poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Doggy Style
The eighties set fashion on fire,
That’s why it’s the look I desire!
So I’ve nailed it, long-term,
With a hot poodle perm,
Just like Brian May, Cher and...

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Categories: beauty, dog, fun, funny,

Premium Member Dogs and Cats
In my life, I’ve had about five . . . . . . . . . . . DOGS

What naughty chewing little beasts they ....

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Categories: cat, dog,

Premium Member Lassie
I stand before you after all these years
Amid the ocean brine with misty tears
On these old banks above the Fundy Bay
With all those words I...

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Categories: childhood, dog,

Premium Member My Dog
Every time you look at me
Brown eyes say, "I love you"
When you're lying next to me
Your snuggle says it too

That soft brown skin's inviting smell

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Categories: best friend, dog, love,

Premium Member Holly's Christmas Story
Our sweet dog Holly lies under our tree
She is wagging her tail so gleefully,

Knocking about the light Christmas tree balls.
She becomes quite shocked as one...

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Categories: adventure, christmas, dog, snow,

Premium Member The Oscar Wiener Dog
A dachshund named Oscar was he,
which adored trick or treating with me,
so I had me some fun
when I sewed a cloth bun,
for a Halloween weenie...

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Categories: dog,

He's Just a Dog
He’s just a dog, a mongrel pup that fitted in me hand,
short haired, tan and white, with needs of high demand,
he’s whingy and he’s whiny,...

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Categories: animal, dog, trust, mum,

Premium Member An Evening with Snickers
Off his leash, he escapes,
diving under a chair.
Through each room of our house, 
he darts here; he darts there.

Little scamp can’t be caught.
He careens crazily.

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Categories: dog, , Lullaby,

Premium Member - On The Moon -
Thea, grandfather Alferd's dog died, she was so old and sick
Now is Thea on the moon, says Adrian who is six

Michael Jackson died so unexpectedly...

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Categories: death, dog, funny, grandfather,

Premium Member A Dog Gone Tableau
“You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed.” 
from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince 

Though he yapped and whined,
I still loved him so.
He was...

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Categories: age, dog, friend,

Fickle-Foolish-Footles - Man's Best Friend
Overweight Terrier:
Un-cool Terrier:

Spaniel dog breeder:
Parrot who mimics...

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Categories: animal, dog, funny,

Premium Member Playing Enthusiastically


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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, dog, friendship,

Premium Member My Saddest Day -A Dog Gone Tableau
My Saddest Day(A Dog Gone Tableau) 

I Had to leave him
(though he yapped and whined)
at the adoption drop off,
(I still loved him so)
with folks that I'd...

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Categories: dog, lost love,

Premium Member His Old Pick-Up Truck
He begs me to come, but he's run out of luck
You won't catch me dead in that beat-up old truck!
It was painted the color...

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Categories: dog, funny, me, old,

The old man sits in his chair by the door
His dog lies beside him curled up on the floor
Ever since that day when the man...

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© Rob Biden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, death, dog, sad,

Premium Member - BuBBles -
Lovely foam bath and lots of bubbles
Who knew it would lead to trouble

A luxury for wounded muscles and joints, with quality
An oasis of calm and...

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Categories: dog, fun, stress,

Premium Member A New Girl
The kindly old man, had become irritable
Over the death of his wife
Not one iota of happiness left
Those golden years, ripped from his life
She had been,...

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Categories: dog, animal, best friend, cheer


Ears pricked at car door closing in the street,
and focussed on the footsteps through the gate
she stepped into the hall, unsteady feet
they bounded forward, welcome...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, love,

Premium Member The Missing Patron
Copper in color and also by name 
Was this fuzzy warm patron of canine fame
Wandering the grounds that were right next door
He loved to walk...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, dog, encouraging, loss,

Premium Member Pieces of me
Another piece of me falls away
With another one of you who leaves me this day
Sorrow and joy divide my heart     ...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, absence, animal, best friend,

The Old Dog
At a point where the old road meets the hill
and runs down the other side
There's an old tin shed that's standing, still
and a grave where...

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Categories: animal, death, dog, emotions,

I Didn't Do My Math Homework
I didn’t do my math homework!
I watched T.V instead!
I better come up with an excuse... and quick!
Or else I’m surely dead!

My brother tore it!
It’s in...

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© Jacob Cra  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, childhood, education, children, funny,

My Puppy
My puppy sure loves to lick me
He thinks I’m a lollypop.
Every time I get home he attacks me
Then kisses me nonstop.

You’d think I was gone...

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Categories: animal, children, dog, fun,

Randomlings 1-34

Randomling 1:  Matthew Macfadyen

I believe I'm in love with Matthew Macfadyen
He inspires in me a terribly bad yen
But as poetry goes
His name 'spires woes

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Categories: cat, deep, depression, dog,

If Children Were Puppies

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Categories: children, dog, children, funny,