Dog Poems, Dog Humor, and Dog Stories and Books
Following are links to a collection of poetry, humor and stories about dogs that have been contributed by our readers and gathered from diverse sources. Enjoy and, if you liked what you see here, be sure to recommend this page to a friend!
"Rescue me not because of my past but because of my future...."
"The 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..."
"Will You Help Me Unpack?"
"I should unpack my baggage, lest I forget, there is so much to carry, so much to regret..."
"Men and Dogs"
"Neither of them notices when you get your hair cut..."
"Dog Property Laws"
"If I saw it first, it's mine..."
I am your best friend,
now, always, and especially
when you are eating...
"Just My Dog"
Without him, I am only another person. With him, I am all powerful....
"The Cat That Walked By Himself" by Rudyard Kipling
When the Man waked up he said, "What is Wild Dog doing here?" And the Woman said, "His name is not Wild Dog anymore, but the First Friend because he will be our friend for always and always and always...
See Spot Die
"We tell ourselves they'll find a new home, but the truth is, when we drop them off at the animal shelter, we drop them off to die..."
"No Dogs In Heaven"
The gatekeeper stopped him. "Sorry, you can come in but your dog can't come with you. "You see, this is Heaven, and dogs aren't allowed here...
St. Francis - Stories, Blessings and Prayers for Animals
Perhaps the most famous story of St. Francis is when he tamed the wolf that was terrorizing the people of Gubbio...
"When you bring a pet into your life, you begin a journey..."
"In Loving Memory"
"We never knew much about her, other than she probably had a very tough existence trying to stay alive where she was found..."
"The Webmaster's Tale"
"There were three puppies left in the litter, Gus and his two sisters. "Not show quality," we were told by the breeder. 'No matter,' we said..."
"Dear God, What Is Time?"
"I hear the sadness in the voices of workers here. They say my 'Time is up,' that they have to make room for yet another dog..."
"The Rainbow Bridge"
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge...
"How Could You?"
"You called me your child, and despite a number of chewed shoes and a couple of murdered throw pillows, I became your best friend. Whenever I was bad, you'd shake your finger at me and ask 'How could you?'..."
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