Dog Poems

He was lost

He was lost!-not a shade of doubt of that;For he never barked at a slinking cat,But stood in the square where the wind blew rawWith a drooping ear and a trembling pawAnd a mournful look in his pleading eyeAnd a plaintive sniff at the passer-byThat begged as plain as a... read more

Paw Prints in the Sand

Paw Prints in the Sand As I walk along the sea shore I remember times agoWhen you and I would stroll alongWith no particular place to go We would run into the surf our wet feet covered with sandI think about good times thenAnd wipe the tear with my hand I look down... read more

THE GREEN WICKET GATE

THE GREEN WICKET GATE Twelve gates there are in Heaven’s wallRound the city as clear as glass,And every gate is made of pearl,Through which the pure souls pass. But there’s another humbler gate,A wicket green and low,That leads to wide and pleasant fieldsWhere long... read more

Happy dog in a car

    I’m a happy dog in a carHope we’re not going farI walk up and down the back seatAt each corner I’m rocked off my feetI’m a happy dog in a car I’m a happy dog in a carZooming down miles of tarSniffing around everywhereI know where we are by scents in the air I’m a... read more

MY LOVE FOR MY DOGS

MY LOVE FOR MY DOGS I love my dogs This is their home From which I hope They’ll never roam. They’re faithful friends I love them best This is their home You are a guest. If dogs to you Are just a peeve Then by all means Feel free to leave!!! ~ Author... read more

Strays Prayer

Dear GodPlease send me somebody who will care!I’m tired of runningI’m sick with despair My body is achingIt’s so racked with painAnd Dear God I prayAs I run in the rain That someone will love meAnd give me a homeA warm cozy bedAnd a big juicy bone My... read more

Just my Dog

JUST MY DOG He is my other eyes that can see abovethe clouds; my other ears that hear abovethe winds. He is the part of me that canreach out into the sea. He has told me a thousand times over thatI am his reason for being: by the way herests against my leg; by the way... read more

A pets Prayer

A Pets Prayer Treat me kindly, my beloved master, for no heart in all the world ismore grateful for kindness than the loving heart of me. Do not break my spirit with a stick, for though I should lick yourhand between the blows, your patience and understandingwill more... read more

God’s Garden

GOD’S GARDEN God looked around his garden and found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. God’s garden must be beautiful, he always takes the best. He knew that you... read more

Goodbye Old Friend

Goodbye Old Friend Short stubby legsAn ankle biterNipping at your healsExited bouncingA noisy welcomeHappiness she feelsPulling all the wayWalking on the leadHeckles up for greetingsAlways picking fightsWith bigger dogsHopeless at new meetings Reach to pet herHand... read more

Once upon a Christmas time

‘Once upon a Christmas time, in a cold and empty house,Lay a sad and lonely puppy, watched by a tiny mouse. The mouse crept quietly up to the pup, who opened one battered eye,“what did I do that was so bad, that they left me here to die!’ The mouse... read more

Riley

RILEY I thought about you earlier todaybut I didn’t understand why. I seeyour face when I look at her andeverytime I cry. I often find my self, calling heryour name. And I wish it were youevery time we play a game. You’ve helped my through some roughtimes, Lord,... read more

Winter Life

Winter Of Life Lord, he is old and weakened,He walks where he used to run, In his youth he was always a happy dog,Now he sleeps his days away in the sun.Please make his trail mostly levelAs he travels these last few miles, Provide shade away from the heat of dayWhere... read more

He waited for his master’s voice

He waited for his master’s voice, his friendly little pat. Days had been lean for old Tom Dare, not food enough for two But old Tom whispered to his dog, “I’ll share along with you, Since Jennie went away from us, there’s been no one to care No... read more

Phooey to Dogs

I think that I shall never seeA dog as he’s supposed to be;A dog who since he was a pupHas learned when he should just shut up. I’m tired of hearing dogs just yapAnd wake me when I take a nap.Those boisterous creatures bark and growl,Bay at the moon and... read more

The Christmas Pup

THE CHRISTMAS PUP It was the night before Christmas, and in the farmers old shed,All the animals were gathered around old sheepdog Ned.“Please tell us a story” bleated the small flock of sheep,Who were desperately trying to not fall asleep. Old Ned looked at his... read more

Treat me Kindly

TREAT ME KINDLY Treat me kindly, my beloved friend,For no heart in all the world is morerateful for kindness than the lovingheart of me. Do not break my spirit with a stick,For though I should lick your handbetween blows, your patience and understanding will more... read more

A Dogs Soul

A Dogs Soul Every dog must have a soulSomewhere deep insideWhere all his hurts and grievancesAre buried with his pride. Where he decides the good and bad,The wrong way from the right,And where his judgement carefullyIs hidden from our sight. A dog must have a secret... read more

We have a secret

WE HAVE A SECRET We have a secret, you and I that no one else shall know, For who but I can see you lie each night in fire glow? And who but I can reach my hand before we go to bed And feel the living warmth of you and touch your silken head? And only I walk woodland... read more

Walking the dog is fun to me

Walking the Dog Seems Like Fun To Me By Roger Stevens Dad said, The dog wants a walk. Mum said to Dad, It’s your turn Dad said, I always walk the dog. Mum said, Well I walked her this morning Dad said, She’s your dog – I didn’t want a dog in... read more

The Christmas Pup

THE CHRISTMAS PUP It was the night before Christmas, and in the farmers old shed,All the animals were gathered around old sheepdog Ned.“Please tell us a story” bleated the small flock of sheep,Who were desperately trying to not fall asleep. Old Ned looked at his... read more

No charge for love

NO CHARGE FOR LOVE A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell.He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups.And set about nailing it to a post on theedge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post,he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into theeyes... read more

Lend me a pup

Lend Me a Pup I will lend to you for awhile,a pup, God said,For you to love him while he livesand mourn for him when he’s dead. Maybe for twelve or fourteen years,or maybe two or threeBut will you, ’till I call him back,take care of him for me. He’ll... read more

ONLY A DOG

ONLY A DOG “He left no relatives”, they said, “He didn’t have a friend Who knew about his sorry plight – was with him at the end!” And so they raked the stove fires out, and closed the old shack door, For grouchy, crusty old Tom... read more

CRAIG JAMES

CRAIG JAMES Craig and I spent a year in the Cancer ClinicHis only thoughts were for others and the hospice God saw that he was getting tiredand a cure was not to be,so He put his arms around himand whispered, “Come with Me.”With tearful eyes we watched... read more

Do I go home today?

My family brought me home, cradled in their arms,They cuddled me and smiled at me and said I was full of charm.They played with me and laughed with me,They showered me with toys,I sure do love my family,Especially the girls and boys,The children loved to feed me,They... read more

Beau

He never came to me when I would call Unless I had a tennis ball, Or he felt like it. But mostly he didn’t come at all.He would charge up the street with Mom hanging on.What a beautiful pair they were!And if it was still light and the tourists were out,They... read more

MEMBER OF THE FAMILY

MEMBER OF THE FAMILY What would I do without you? My precious furry friend. Part mischief, but all blessing, And faithful to the end! You look at me with eyes of love, You never hold a grudge. You think I’m far to wonderful To criticize or judge. It seems your... read more

A PETS 10 COMMANDMENTS

A Pets 10 Commanments 1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. 4. Don’t be angry with me for long and don’t... read more

A Poem for the New Puppy Owner

A Poem for the New Puppy Owner Don’t smell crotches, Don’t eat plants.Don’t steal food Or underpants. Don’t eat my socks,Don’t grab my hair. . .DON’T RIP THE STUFFINGFROM THAT CHAIR! Don’t eat those peas!Don’t touch that... read more

Doggy Heavon

If there’s a doggy heaven,I know that’s where you are–About a billion miles away,Standing on a star. It’s a doggy paradise;No fences and no leads.There won’t be any do’s or don’ts.You can do just as you please. There’ll... read more

A DOGS SOUL

A DOGS SOUL Every dog must have a soul Somewhere deep inside Where all his hurts and grievances Are buried with his pride. Where he decides the good and bad, The wrong way from the right, And where his judgement carefully Is hidden from our sight. A dog must have a... read more

Dogs Don’t Have Souls, Do They?

Dogs Don’t Have Souls, Do They? I remember bringing you home. You were so small and cuddly with your tiny paws and soft fur.You bounced around the room with eyes flashing and ears flopping.Once in a while, you’d let out a little yelp just to let me know... read more

Dad said, The dog wants a walk.

Walking the Dog Seems Like Fun To Me By Roger Stevens Dad said, The dog wants a walk. Mum said to Dad, It’s your turn Dad said, I always walk the dog. Mum said, Well I walked her this morning Dad said, She’s your dog – I didn’t want a dog in... read more

Thomas o’ Malley

Thomas o’ Malley Thomas o’ Malley is a ginger tabbywith sleek body that’s not flabbyHe was somehow, by persons unknown,discarded, but with us found a home.He has lazy green eyes and pink nosealways sitting in comfortable pose. Thomas is not just an... read more

The Stray’s Prayer

The Stray’s Prayer – Author Unknown – Dear God, please send me somebody who’ll care!I’m tired of running, I’m sick with despair.My body is aching, it’s so racked with pain,and dear God I pray, as I run in the rain. That... read more

I Stood Beside Your Bed Last Night

I Stood Beside Your Bed Last Night I stood by your bed last night, I came to have a peep.I could see that you were crying, you found it hard to sleep. I whined to you softly, as you brushed away a tear.“It’s me, I haven’t left you, I’m well,... read more

A BIRTHDAY POEM FROM THE DOG

A BIRTHDAY POEM FROM THE DOGAuthor unknown You feed me when I’m hungry,You keep water in my dish,You let me sleep on anything,Or in any place I wish. You sometimes let me lick your hands,Or even lick your face,Despite the fact I’ve licked myself,In every... read more

Crufts, or Scrufts Your choice!

Crufts, or Scrufts  Your choice! Crufts, a champions show, full of pomp and glamour,Dogs fluffed and powdered, groomed and preened,With toys to buy and products to pamper. Which breed to choose, there’s so much choice, you need to know which one,What Size, what shape,... read more

I’m Still Here

I’m Still Here Friend, please don’t mourn for meI’m still here, though you don’t see.I’m right by your side each night and dayand within your heart I long to stay. My body is gone but I’m always near.I’m everything you feel,... read more

Heaven’s Doggy Door”

Heaven’s Doggy Door” My best friend closed his eyes last night, As his head was in my hand. The doctors said he was in pain, And it was hard for him to stand. The thoughts that scurried through my head, As I cradled him in my arms, Were of his younger... read more

Dog for Sale

A guy is driving around the back lanes of  Shropshire. He sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: ‘Talking Dog For Sale ‘He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and... read more

The Gate of Heaven”

The Gate of Heaven” I got to the gate of Heaven yesterday, After we said good bye. I began to miss you terribly, Because I heard you cry. Suddenly there was an Angel, And she asked me to enter Heavens gate. I asked her if I could stay outside and wait, For someone... read more

The Last Battle

        The Last Battle If it should be that I grow frail and weakAnd pain should keep me from my sleep,Then will you do what must be done,For this — the last battle — can’t be won.You will be sad I understand,But don’t let grief then stay your... read more

Lonely dog

Lonely Dog Once I was a lonely dog,Just looking for a home.I had no place to go,No one to call my own. I wandered up and down the streets,in rain in heat and snow.I ate what ever I could find,I was always on the go. My skin would itch, my feet were sore,My body ached... read more

My Gift To Jesus

“My Gift To Jesus” I wish someone had given little Jesus a dogAs loyal and loving as mine,To sleep by His manger and gaze into his eyesAnd adore Him for being divine. As Our Lord grew to manhood, His own faithful dogwould have followed Him all through the... read more

Stray’s Prayer

Stray’s PrayerDear GodPlease send me somebody who will care!I’m tired of runningI’m sick with despair My body is achingIt’s so racked with painAnd Dear God I prayAs I run in the rain That someone will love meAnd give me a homeA warm cozy bedAnd... read more

ALONE AGAIN

ALONE AGAIN I wish someone could tell me What it is that I’ve done wrong, Why I have to stay chained up And left alone so long. They seemed so glad to have me When I came here as a pup. There were so many things we’d do While I was growing up. They... read more

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