Dog Poems and Poetry

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Famous Dog Poems and Dog Poetry

We have dedicated this section of the site to famous Dog poems and poetry. Our favorite dog poem of all time is "The Song of Quoodle" by the poet G.K.Chesterton - A real treat for anyone who has never read this dog poem but loves dogs!



Famous Dog Poems and Dog Poetry

The classical, famous dog poems and poetry by famous people featured are written by Robert Burns (The Twa Dogs) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (To Flush, My Dog). Sad dog poems are also included relating to dogs epitaphs by Sir William Watson (Epitaph to a Dog) and Inscription on the Monument of a Newfoundland Dog by Lord Byron.

On the lighter side of Dog Poems we have included the lyrics of an old English music hall song by songwriter Joseph Tabrar (Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow) written in 1892. The selection would not be complete without one of the most famous dog poems by the American lyricist Stephen Foster (Old Dog Tray).

Nursery rhymes are often excluded in relation to famous dog poems but the secret messages hidden in "Old Mother Hubbard" and the sinister history behind "Hark, hark the dogs do bark" make for such fascinating reading that these have also been listed.


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Famous Dog Quotes and Quotations
Have a good laugh reading some great Dog Quotes and Quotations!

Dog Quotes and Quotations

Famous Dog Poems and Dog Poetry
Please click one of the following links to enjoy our selection of Famous Dog Poems and Dog Poetry:

Famous Dog Poems!


Famous Dogs and their Owners
The famous dogs and their stories make fascinating reading. Try out your knowledge of dogs, including the famous dogs and their owners by visiting our Dog Quiz - Can you make it to the 'Winner's Hall of Fame' ?

Dog Quiz


Dog Poems and Poetry

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