Listen to these two poetic verses meant to contribute to the celebration of dogs. The love for dogs and the love that they share with their person is worth the celebration.
Listen to this short verse by JHG Ewing about the sweet and playful bond between the hearts and minds of a child and their dog, and the understanding of one another with the growth of their relationship.
Listen to this short poem that expresses the value of a dog's existence by Josephine Preston Peabody. The author shares with listeners all the ways that her puppy companion is greater than any other.
Listen to this verse of poetry by Dora Sigerson Shorter about the spiritual and emotional bond that can be nurtured between man and his best friend.
Listen to this poem about the language shared between man and dog by Ivan Turgenev. In the midst of a storm, the mutual emotions spurred by nature make the unspoken similarities between man and best friend more apparent.
Listen to this short poem about the overwhelming emotional connection between the author and the dog among the stars, the constellation Sirius, the brightest in the night's sky
Listen to the anonymous authors of these poems share their verses about the never-ending love for a dog even when they're no longer with us. The bond between man and his best friend is forever.
Listen to this story of dog hero Tigre of the Sierra Nevadas, the protector of his goat family. Raised by a goat mother, Tigre proves to be the greatest member of the family.