Animals The Best Songs About Dogs  

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List Rules Songs that are about man's best friend, the dog.

Man’s best friend – our warmest, fuzziest thoughts come to mind when we think about our dogs. They’re part of our family, the one that is always the very first to greet us when we come home, the one who patiently sleeps by our beds all night waiting for the moment we wake up, the one we can always count on to be there for us when no one else can be found. Pet pooches have even inspired many songs.

This list features the best songs about our dogs. They are songs that were inspired by the furry friends of the artists who wrote them. Each song on this list either was written because of the emotions of owning a dog or mentions the word “dog” or “puppy” within the song itself. They span genres, artists, and time periods.

The list contains songs like, “I Love My Dog” by Cat Stevens, “Black Dog” by Led Zeppelin, “Martha My Dear” by The Beatles and “Cracker Jack” by Dolly Parton.

Vote up your favorite doggy track or add one you love that isn't already on the list. Hopefully the songs on this list will remind you of your special furry friend, and who knows – maybe your dog will even dance to the music with you!
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Led Zeppelin

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The Beatles

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55 29
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kingbee63 added Pink Floyd

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64 40
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slaft added The Beatles

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Cat Stevens

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Rufus Thomas

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Feed Jake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
Flipper282 added Pirates of the Mississippi

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48 36
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Harry Nillson

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34 25
Diamond Dogs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
slaft added David Bowie

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Thom Ovacek added The Royal Guardsmen

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Henry Gross

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Kirk Olsen

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Tara DeSandro added The Monkees -

The Monkees

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chrisinsanfran added

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6 1
How Much Is That Doggie in the... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
VHrules added Paul O'Brien

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Bill McThrill added George Clinton

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20 19
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kingbee63 added Pink Floyd

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30 32
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Florence and the Machine

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26 28
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Paul Anka

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19 21
Hair of the Dog is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
punksnotdead added Bauhaus

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slaft added Neil Young

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JohnKline added Elvis Presley

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Peter, Paul and Mary

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JessicaDaitch added

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Aleksey321 added DMX

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Thom Ovacek added Kate Bush

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JessicaDaitch added John Hiatt & The Goners

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slaft added The Byrds - w/Joan Baez

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20 26
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Dolly Parton

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4 5
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Thom Ovacek added Slobberbone

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12 16
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kingbee63 added The B-52's

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0 0
Belly Rub is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
Nick Vivid added

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Heidi Winzinger

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17 24
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Billy Currington

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13 19
Dogs of War is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
punksnotdead added The Exploited

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mwlittletreasures added Jane Siberry

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the dog the dog he's at it aga... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
John Dimitrovich White added

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John Hiatt

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4 9
is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About Dogs
punksnotdead added Adam & The Ants

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sarah.e.hutto added

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slaft added Ted Nugent

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kingbee63 added Paw

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