My Dog Died Today Poem

My dog died today and I was looking for something that would be a tribute to him. It happens to us all dog owners and it’s a day that we never forget. Please read and listen  My Dog Died Today Poem.

It reminds me of the quote -” Having a dog will bless you with the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst days.

I hope that it deals with such a painful thing, in a beautiful and touching way. I also hope that the following poem can do also help those dog lovers who have lost their own pet. As always, take care.


My Dog Died Today Poem:

I can’t believe the fact, that I won’t see you anymore.
I hope I get the words right,  to say how much you were adored
My heart is just breaking now,  for I can’t see through the tears
To realize that I won’t see you again, after all these years.

The joy you brought to all of us throughout your time as a family pet.
The memories that you left with us are just too precious to forget.
I do believe with all my heart, you’ve gone to a better place.
And that in time, we will meet again and I’ll see your lovely face.

Your bed is just so empty where you used to lay.
What will I do with your lead, now you won’t come out to play
You made us feel so special, the home is not the same
Just wanted you to know how much we loved you,  as we struggle with the pain

Thank you for being such a friend, such a special one we found
For our lives were made so much richer,  for you being just around

(c)  John Ward

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4 thoughts on “My Dog Died Today Poem”

  1. What a lovely poem! Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. I also have 3 cats and I can’t think of the day when they won’t be here with me anymore. It’s a day that we all dread but all pet parents will need to go through that day. Nobody escapes.

    All we can do is give them all the love and make them as happy as can be in their short lives. It is knowing that we gave them our all that will be able to make us move on.

    • Reyhana

      Thank you kindly for posting your comment.  I agree entirely with what you say – “It is knowing that we gave them our all that will be able to make us move on.”


  2. Sorry to hear about your friend’s loss, Thanks for sharing a beautiful poem. As a dog lover I understand the loss of a dog, I’ve been there not once but many times. 

    I still have a though of them, each one of them shared with me a time in my life. They are not longer with me, but I have so many good memories of each one of them, these memories make my life better. For the moment I have no dog at home, but I’m still looking to find my next best friend.

    • Hi Alejandra

      Thank you for posting your lovely comment. 

      Like you, I also have good memories of the dogs which have passed.


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