The Best Songs About Dogs: A Tribute To Our Four-Legged Friends (2022)

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45: Norah Jones: Man of the Hour 44: Carrie Underwood: The More Boys I Meet 43: Billy Currington: Like My Dog 42: Jane Siberry: Everything Reminds Me of My Dog 41: Procol Harum: Every Dog Will Have His Day 40: Blake Shelton: Ol’ Red 39: Neil Young: Old King 38: Pirates of the Mississippi: Feed Jake 37: Harry Nilsson: The Puppy Song 36: Pink Floyd: Seamus 35: John Hiatt: My Dog and Me 34: Dolly Parton: Cracker Jack 33: The Byrds: Old Blue 32: Lobo: Me and You and a Dog Named Boo 31: Henry Gross: Shannon 30: Napoleon XTV: They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Ha! 29: Jethro Tull: Rover 28: The Monkees: Gonna Buy Me a Dog 27: Johnny Cash, “Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog 26: Tom Waits: Rain Dogs 25: Elvis Presley. “Old Shep” and “A Dog’s Life 24: Eels: Dog’s Life 23: Etta James: Watch Dog 22: Patti Page: (How Much is That) Doggie in the Window? 21: Hank Williams/George Thorogood: Move It On Over 20: Sublime: I Love My Dog 19: Luke Bryan: Little Boys Grow Up and Dogs Get Old 18: Nick Drake: Black Eyed Dog 17: Dr. John: How Come My Dog Don’t Bark When You Come Around? 16: Led Zeppelin: Bron-Y-Aur Stomp 15: Procol Harum: Salty Dog 14: Aerosmith: The Reason A Dog 13: The Stooges: I Wanna Be Your Dog 12: Rufus Thomas: The Dog 11: Nazareth: Hair of the Dog 10: Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Wouldn’t Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me) 9: Yusuf/Cat Stevens: I Love My Dog 8: The B-52’s: Quiche Lorraine 7: The Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron 6: Baha Men: Who Let the Dogs Out 5: Snoop Dogg: Doggy Dogg World 4: Elton John: Gulliver/It’s Hay Chewed 3: The Beatles: Martha My Dear 2: Big Mama Thornton: Hound Dog 1: George Clinton: Atomic Dog FAQs Videos

Popular music is rife with songs inspired by romantic partnerships, but one of mankind’s greatest muses is our four-legged friends. We’ve highlighted the best songs about dogs to mark the occasion. Dogs in hit songs have been bad and funky, they’ve been fine and noble, they’ve even gotten yelled at for acting up. This list stretches across eras and genres, showing the many different dogs who’ve been saluted in song.

45: Norah Jones: Man of the Hour

Times have sure changed since Big Mama Thornton put a guy down by calling him a hound dog. In this Norah Jones’ song, the dog is preferable to the guy in every way: He’s neither a vegan nor a pothead; he never lies or cheats, and he doesn’t want to take a shower with her. She’s too clever to come out and say the song’s about a dog, but drops enough hints, including the bark at the end.

44: Carrie Underwood: The More Boys I Meet

Continuing the same line of thought, this tune outlines the many reasons why Carrie Underwood finds the guys she meets to be inferior to her beloved pet, and less messy as well. It’s funny enough that the more enlightened guys were probably laughing along.

43: Billy Currington: Like My Dog

Another battle-of-the-sexes country song, this one for the guys: country star Billy Currington lists all the dog-like things he wants his gal to do, including letting him call her sister a b_ch. This is not a strategy that will get you very far with your partner, but the dog probably loved it.

42: Jane Siberry: Everything Reminds Me of My Dog

One of Jane Siberry’s favorite topics is the overwhelming nature of love, and that doesn’t change when she writes about this particular kind. In this case, the Canadian songwriter loves her dog so much that she sees him in everyone she meets. It’s as close as she gets to a novelty song, but the humor is typically quirky: One guy on the subway reminds her of the dog, so she keeps feeding him cookies.

41: Procol Harum: Every Dog Will Have His Day

Procol Harum makes this list twice for two very different dog songs: “Salty Dog” is about a human kind of sea-dog, but the more recent “Every Dog Will Have His Day” is truly about canines, and it’s Procol at their raunchiest and funniest. Only a confirmed dog lover (with a sharp sense of humor) could come up with this: “Every puppy chews his balls Lord, every puppy loves to scratch/ When a puppy chews his balls Lord, you know you’ve met your match.”

40: Blake Shelton: Ol’ Red

Country music is no stranger to dog songs, but this has one of the oddest storylines ever: the singer is doing time for killing his wife’s boyfriend, so he gets himself a job taking care of the guard’s enforcer dog. He then finds a female dog for Red to fall in love with and makes his escape while they’re having a rendezvous. A shaggy dog story if there ever was one.

39: Neil Young: Old King

1992’s Harvest Moon was an intentionally homespun and warm-hearted album, a friendlier sequel to the Harvest album from two decades earlier. And it was the perfect place for a dog song, especially one as infectious as this, with Neil Young strumming banjo and Nicolette Larson on harmonies. As he once explained in concert the “King” name was an in-joke; the real dog’s name was Elvis.

38: Pirates of the Mississippi: Feed Jake

On the surface, this 1991 hit was the kind of glossy ballad that defined commercial country in that era, string synthesizer and all. But there’s a social conscience here that country music didn’t always get credit for, as its verses deal with the unhoused and with discrimination against queer people. No heavy message, just that we all need someone to feed our dogs if we go.

37: Harry Nilsson: The Puppy Song

Harry Nilsson did many things well, including wicked rockers and intense love songs. But he could also be utterly charming, as he was on this bittersweet toe-tapper about someone who desires both a canine friend and a human one. Like most of Nilsson’s catchiest songs, it gets a little melancholy between the lines. Paul McCartney also produced a wonderful version for Mary Hopkin.

36: Pink Floyd: Seamus

This may be the single most derided song in the Pink Floyd catalog, but some people have no sense of humor. Credit for this one goes to David Gilmour, who figured out that Steve Marriott’s dog could howl on cue, and improvised a jokey blues around it. For good measure, they even cut an oft-bootlegged alternate version (known as “Mademoiselle Nobs”) with a different dog.

35: John Hiatt: My Dog and Me

Considering it opens with the priceless line “How many times can one dog pee,” this turns out to be one of the more touching dog songs; with John Hiatt celebrating the man/dog bond as the special kind of friendship that it is. You expect it to have a teary ending but nope; it ends with the two of them curling up beside the fire.

34: Dolly Parton: Cracker Jack

If you thought Dolly Parton couldn’t possibly get any more lovable, you need to hear this 1973 song – which reveals that her beloved Jack was an ailing stray that she nursed back to health. Originally an outtake from the golden era of “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You,” this song resurfaced in recent years thanks to its appearance in her Netflix show, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.

33: The Byrds: Old Blue

Around the time of “Eight Miles High,” the Byrds faced censorship for alleged drug songs. But it turns out that dog songs were more their style. They cut no fewer than three with the later Clarence White lineup, including a pair of weepier ones (“Fido” and “Bugler”). But “Old Blue” is the pick of the litter, a bluegrass ode to a canine friend that Roger McGuinn sings with backwoods charm.

32: Lobo: Me and You and a Dog Named Boo

A song that practically smacks of the early 70s, both for its sound – which harks back to the mellower sound of CSN and America – and its storyline, all about travelin’ the highways, livin’ off the land, and generally being good hippies. And of course, they had a pooch in tow.

31: Henry Gross: Shannon

File this with the Elton John and Elvis Presley numbers above as one of the teariest dog songs ever to hit the charts, wailing falsetto and all. The Beach Boys resemblance is no coincidence, since the dog in question had belonged to Carl Wilson. It was the one moment of chart glory for Henry Gross, who in a previous life was a founder of Sha Na Na.

30: Napoleon XTV: They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Ha!

It still boggles the mind that a single this bizarre was released in 1966, much less that it hit the Top Five. It’s a joke in less-than-perfect taste, about a guy who’s losing his mind after the one he loves runs off and leaves him. The punchline is that they’ll find his beloved sooner or later: “And when they do, they’ll put you in the ASPCA, you mangy mutt!”

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29: Jethro Tull: Rover

There’s a whole menagerie on Jethro Tull’s Heavy Horses album, with songs from the perspective of cats, mice, moths, and of course horses. The family dog gets his day on “Rover,” which proclaims his devotion and nobility. It should surprise no one that Ian Anderson is a confirmed animal lover.

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28: The Monkees: Gonna Buy Me a Dog

Even The Monkees couldn’t keep a straight face on this tune about a hapless guy who loses his girlfriend and decides to replace her with a pet. Legend has it that Micky Dolenz attempted to sing a straight version, then Davy Jones invaded the session and added his one-liners to the version we all know and love.

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27: Johnny Cash, “Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog

This is one of many reasons we love Johnny Cash: During the 60s, when he was hanging around with Bob Dylan and recording some landmark topical numbers, he also found time to record this comedic tune. It’s not exactly a kids’ song (the audience at Folsom Prison audibly loved it) but it’s hilarious, and especially tough to sing without breaking into profanity.

Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog (Live at Folsom State Prison, Folsom, CA (2nd Show) - January 1968)

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26: Tom Waits: Rain Dogs

This song is quintessential Waits, a singalong about how he identifies the worn-out, homeless dogs that roam his town after a storm. It was the title track to the 1985 album that redefined his career and opened up new musical territory. And since the song is so catchy, it was the perfect entry point.

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25: Elvis Presley. “Old Shep” and “A Dog’s Life

Elvis took his most famous dog song from Big Mama Thornton, but saluted them a few other times in his career. From his second album, “Old Shep” might well be the weepiest song in his catalog, a mournful tale of a boy losing his best four-legged friend. For an antidote, we’d suggest “A Dog’s Life,” a wonderfully goofy number from the soundtrack era.

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24: Eels: Dog’s Life

In another songwriter’s hands, this might have been a nice little tune about wishing you could spend your life laying in the sun and chasing trains, but with Mark Oliver Everett at the helm, the song gets a sadder spin, with a tender violin and the chorus “I’ll take a dog’s life, ‘cause I don’t care for this one.”

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23: Etta James: Watch Dog

Etta James was one singer who knew how to put men in their place. In this tough number, she chews her guy out for watching over her, sending his little brother to spy on her, and generally cramping her style. The background vocals – “You ain’t nothing but a watch dog” – are a clear nod to the Big Mama Thornton classic.

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22: Patti Page: (How Much is That) Doggie in the Window?

Perhaps the most famous song on this list, this 1953 record was an instant novelty sensation – much to the mixed feelings of Patti Page, who preferred to record torch ballads and country songs. It’s a standard to this day, even if Page recorded an alternate version toward the end of her life, for fear that her original might encourage puppy mills.

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21: Hank Williams/George Thorogood: Move It On Over

You’ve heard of landing in the doghouse. That’s literally what this tune is about; the singer comes home after a night of carousing and winds up sleeping with the mutt. The song was a big hit twice: Hank Williams did the country-swing original in 1947, while Thorogood rocked it up three decades later.

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20: Sublime: I Love My Dog

As far as songs about dogs go, this one might have the best groove. This Sublime nugget sails on a slinky reggae beat. And they really did love their dog: Lou Dog was Bradley Nowell’s pet Dalmatian, who was saluted in a number of their songs. He wrote this one after Lou went missing for a week.

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19: Luke Bryan: Little Boys Grow Up and Dogs Get Old

Though it was released just three years ago, it’s an instant classic country tearjerker about a boy, his black Lab, and their inevitable goodbye. The dog doesn’t die in the song, but any dog lover will start tearing up when Luke Bryan sings about leaving town and telling his 14-year-old pet to be a good boy.

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18: Nick Drake: Black Eyed Dog

Not all songs about dogs are cheerful: in this stark tune, the black-eyed dog is a metaphor for depression, a subject with which Nick Drake was sadly all too familiar. Jesse Winchester used the same metaphor in a similarly dark tune, “Black Dog.”

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17: Dr. John: How Come My Dog Don’t Bark When You Come Around?

A longtime highlight of the Doctor’s live shows, this is one depraved song about infidelity and violent revenge – and it’s pretty funny. The singer’s dog is so mean that he bit the mailman and “took a chunk outta my mother,” but he wants to jump up and play whenever the backdoor guy shows up.

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16: Led Zeppelin: Bron-Y-Aur Stomp

From the acoustic side of Led Zeppelin III, this was Zep at their lightest and most good-natured. Robert Plant doesn’t reveal until the last verse that the loving companion he’s singing about is four-legged; he also gets in a jokey reference to Elvis Presley’s “Old Shep.”

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15: Procol Harum: Salty Dog

The “salty dog” in question is actually the captain of a majestic sailing ship. Procol Harum’s seafaring epic still rates as one of prog-rock’s grandest moments, thanks to a dramatic turn by singer Gary Brooker. It’s now a recognized classic, even though it flopped as a single in 1969.

A Salty Dog

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14: Aerosmith: The Reason A Dog

Ask any Aerosmith fan and they’ll tell you that Done With Mirrors (the first album after they cleaned up but before all the comeback hits) is one of the lost gems in their catalog. This track is one of the reasons, a raunchy groove courtesy of bassist Tom Hamilton. The title offers a bit of advice: “The reason a dog has so many friends, ‘cause he wags his tail instead of his tongue!”

The Reason A Dog

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13: The Stooges: I Wanna Be Your Dog

Without a doubt, it’s punk rock’s greatest canine classic. This one became Iggy Pop’s calling card for decades. Listen closely and he’s really singing about sexual devotion – so between the obsessive lyric and John Cale’s classic one-note piano, there was always more here than meets the eye.

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12: Rufus Thomas: The Dog

One of Stax’s greatest shouters, Rufus Thomas could make a killer dance record out of anything. “The Dog” was a less inhibited version of the dance craze “The Twist,” and he provides all the instructions you need: “Do the hound dog, do the bull dog, any kind of dog!” His next four hits were all songs about dogs, including the famous “Walking the Dog.”

The Dog by Rufus Thomas on 1963 Stax 45.

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11: Nazareth: Hair of the Dog

This attitude-heavy song really should have gone down as one of the all-time hard-rock classics, but it didn’t break in the US, where Nazareth was known mainly for their Everly Brothers cover “Love Hurts.” But it also delivered one of the best hard-rock shout-along choruses: “Now you’re messin’ with a son of a b_tch!”

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10: Bobby “Blue” Bland: I Wouldn’t Treat a Dog (The Way You Treated Me)

The title tells the story; this is Bobby Bland at his most lowdown. Recorded in 1974, the track hailed from his Dreamer album, where he worked with top jazz players and aimed for the crossover success of his then-labelmate B.B. King. It paid off, with “I Wouldn’t Treat A Dog” becoming a hit.

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9: Yusuf/Cat Stevens: I Love My Dog

The greatest song about a dog was written by a Cat. This was the master songwriter’s debut single and first U.K. hit. The singer loves his dog as much as his partner, and the lyric makes it sound like the dog will stick around longer. The music was interpolated from jazzman Yusef Lateef, who later got a co-writing credit.

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8: The B-52’s: Quiche Lorraine

Leave it to the B-52’s to dream up a surreal, affectionate send-up of all those lost-dog songs. Fred Schneider gives the perfect dramatic reading to this tale of a runaway pet. It does beg the question: How in the world did anyone manage to lose a French poodle with dyed green hair and designer jeans?

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7: The Royal Guardsmen: Snoopy Vs. the Red Baron

A cartoon dog who brings down the German flying ace in World War I? It was 1966 and you had to be there. The Florida garage band didn’t have anyone’s permission to record a single based on the Peanuts comic strip, but creator Charles Schulz ultimately said okay. This was the first in a string of Snoopy hits by the band, including one for Christmas.

Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron

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6: Baha Men: Who Let the Dogs Out

This Trinidadian soca classic became a worldwide sensation at the turn of the millennium, and to this day no football game or frat party would be complete without it. But it started as an underground hit – the English DJ John Peel was among the first to play it – and was intended as a feminist-friendly send-up of boisterous guys.

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5: Snoop Dogg: Doggy Dogg World

It’s hard to imagine a list like this without Snoop Dogg, AKA The Doggfather. This was a landmark fusion of 90s hip-hop with 70s soul, thanks to Dr. Dre’s savvy production and the Dramatics’ guest vocal – not to mention the video cameo by Pam Grier, years before her Tarantino comeback.

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4: Elton John: Gulliver/It’s Hay Chewed

A real heartbreaker in waltz time, this poetic song addressed the memory of having a beloved dog put down. One of many overlooked tracks on Elton’s debut Empty Sky, this one showed the promise of the John-Taupin team. Elton’s wordless cries at the end are a real grabber and lead into the album’s offbeat finale.

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3: The Beatles: Martha My Dear

Of course, Paul McCartney wrote one of the most charming songs about dogs. Only real fans knew that Martha was the name of his sheepdog, so the song worked on many fronts: As a love song to a pet, a pep talk to a loved one, or just a jaunty pop song with a great hook.

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2: Big Mama Thornton: Hound Dog

Great as Elvis Presley’s version was, it didn’t match the venom of Big Mama’s original, which ranks as one of R&B’s great empowerment anthems. The guy’s just a hound dog because he disrespects her, is too lazy to catch any rabbits, and just wants to crash at her place. (Our local hound dogs would like us to point out that they’re hardworking hunting dogs).

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1: George Clinton: Atomic Dog

There are countless songs about dogs, but they’ve never been this funky. Thanks to this tune, the 80s would be full of barking on the dancefloor. This was the runaway hit off George Clinton’s first official solo album Computer Games, and the first of many dog songs he’d unleash over the years.

Atomic Dog

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FAQs

Are there any songs about losing a dog? ›

1. "It's Just a Dog" by Mo Pitney. In 2016, Mo Pitney recorded "It's Just a Dog." It's all about grieving the loss of a best friend.

What is the best music to leave on dogs? ›

The research found that while classical music had an initial calming effect on the dogs, after a few days they became bored. Instead, reggae and soft rock came out as the best genres for reducing stress, barking and heart rates.

What is a song that dogs like? ›

And when we say the classics, we are talking about Beethoven, Mozart and Bach played at a relatively low volume. Studies have shown that classical music has a calming effect for dogs compared to faster-paced heavy metal music which may agitate pups or regular pop music which appears to have no effect on dogs.

What songs make dogs happy? ›

Songs To Make Dogs Happy
  • Squeaky-deakey! ...
  • I'm Your DoggieLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • You're a Good DogLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Please Let Me KnowLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Scratch My BackLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • OutsideLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Hap, Hap, Happy! ...
  • I Love FoodLaurel Canyon Animal Company.

How do you honor a dog that has passed away? ›

Seven heartfelt ways to keep your pet's memory alive
  1. Commemorate your pet with others. ...
  2. Create an outdoor memorial for your pet. ...
  3. Preserve their paw print. ...
  4. Customize art or jewelry. ...
  5. Get a tattoo to honor your pet. ...
  6. Celebrate their birthday or anniversary date of their passing. ...
  7. Give to animals in need.

What is the saddest song about losing someone? ›

51 Best Songs about Death To Grieve To
  1. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion. ...
  2. “Fire and Rain” by James Taylor. ...
  3. “Tears In Heaven” by Eric Clapton. ...
  4. “Hurt” by Johnny Cash. ...
  5. “Whiskey Lullaby” by Brad Paisley and Alison Kraus. ...
  6. “Angel” by Sarah McLachlan. ...
  7. “Beloved” by Mumford & Sons. ...
  8. “One More Day” by Diamond Rio.
9 Sept 2022

What is the best song to say I miss you? ›

Listen here.
  • Beyoncé, "I Miss You" ...
  • Drake, "Marvins Room" ...
  • The Rolling Stones, "Miss You" ...
  • Robyn, "Missing U" ...
  • The Beatles, "For No One" ...
  • Cynthia Erivo, "Fly Before You Fall" ...
  • Incubus, "I Miss You" ...
  • Bill Withers, "Ain't No Sunshine"
17 May 2022

Do dogs like when you leave music on for them? ›

Playing music is one of the lesser known dog separation anxiety solutions. Putting on music when you leave your house can help keep your dog from getting too bored while you're away. There's even music with species-specific frequencies that's designed to help your dog calm down. Just press play and go about your day.

Is it a good idea to leave the radio on for your dog? ›

Having the radio or “white noise” on can mask unpleasant sounds that could cause unease or can help them come back to a relaxed state faster after hearing them. This could also help with dogs who are afraid of thunderstorms or fireworks.

Can music soothe dogs? ›

Dog relaxing, calming music music has excellent benefits for your dog's well-being. It can be used to lower their heart rate and positively effect canine anxiety and other stress problems such as those stemming from noise phobia or separation anxiety for instance.

Can dogs have a favorite song? ›

A new study suggests they do. Researchers from the Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow played a variety of genres of music — soft rock, Motown, pop, reggae and classical — for dogs at a shelter in Dumbarton, Scotland, and tracked their heart rates and behavior, the BBC reports.

Why do dogs lick you? ›

Dogs lick people for a variety of reasons, including affection, communication, grooming, exploration, attention, and taste.

What is a dog's favorite color? ›

The colors to which the dogs are most attracted are yellow and blue. and all other colors that can be a mixture of these two colors. So , stick to these two colors if you want your dog to see something other than gray !

What songs do dogs dance? ›

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  • 01 of 10. MARGARITAVILLE. ...
  • 02 of 10. CALIFORNIA GURLS. ...
  • 03 of 10. BILLIONAIRE. ...
  • 04 of 10. YOUR LOVE IS MY DRUG. ...
  • 05 of 10. HEY, SOUL SISTER. ...
  • 06 of 10. WIPE OUT. ...
  • 07 of 10. I GOTTA FEELING. ...
  • 08 of 10. SURFIN' USA.
11 Aug 2010

What song should I sing to my dog? ›

Songs That Make Dogs Howl:

Someone Like You – Adele. Law & Order theme song. Let It Go – from Frozen. Seamus – Pink Floyd.

Why do dogs howl when you sing? ›

Dogs also pick up higher frequencies than the human ear, so they may be howling along to something you can't even hear. Your dog may deliberately join in at a completely different pitch or note just to individualize his howl.

What are some cute dog sayings? ›

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  • “No matter how you're feeling, a little dog gonna love you.” – ...
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  • “When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are.
30 Jun 2020

What do you write on social media when your dog dies? ›

[Full name of pet] crossed the rainbow bridge this past [date of death], peacefully in the arms of [his/her] [mom/dad/family]. [Name of pet] was born on [date] in [location] and was adopted on [date]. [He/she] was adored by any and all who met [him/her], but most of all, by [his/her] family.

What do you say when a dog dies quotes? ›

  • “[Pet's name] was such a good dog/cat. ...
  • “I am so sorry for your loss. ...
  • Losing such a big part of your family is never easy. ...
  • “[Pet's name] was so lucky to have chosen you. ...
  • “May the memories of [pet's name] bring you comfort during this time of loss.”
  • “I know how much [pet's name] meant to you.

What is the happiest song of 2022? ›

Happy Songs 2022
  • “Butter” – BTS.
  • “Shivers” – Ed Sheeran.
  • “I Feel Good” – Pitbull/Anthony Watts, DJ White Shadow.
  • “Don't Be Shy” – Tiesto, Karol G.
  • “Love Again” – Dua Lipa.
  • “Don't Go Yet” – Camila Cabello.
  • “Acapulco” – Jason Derulo.
  • “Friday” – Mufasa/Hypeman.
14 Jan 2022

What are some good songs to listen to 2022? ›

HITS 2022 - Today's Top Songs
  • I'm Good (Blue)David Guetta, Bebe Rexha.
  • About Damn TimeLizzo.
  • Bad HabitsEd Sheeran.
  • Left and Right (Feat. Jung Kook of BTS)Charlie Puth, Jung Kook, BTS.
  • LevitatingDua Lipa.
  • For My Hand (feat. Ed Sheeran)Burna Boy, Ed Sheeran.
  • The MottoTiësto, Ava Max.
  • LobbyAnitta, Missy Elliott.

Do dogs suffer when being put to sleep? ›

Finally, the euthanasia solution is injected into your pet's vein, where it rapidly travels throughout the body. Within seconds, your dog will become unconscious, experiencing no pain or suffering. Breathing will slow down and then stop over the next several seconds.

How do I say goodbye to my dog? ›

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  1. Give your pet a day to remember. ...
  2. Spend time reflecting. ...
  3. Plan a burial or cremation. ...
  4. Surround yourself with support. ...
  5. Talk to your vet. ...
  6. Pet loss grief support. ...
  7. Live in the moment. ...
  8. Complete unfinished business.
28 Jun 2021

Do dogs know that you love them? ›

Yes, your dog knows how much you love him! Dogs and humans have a very special relationship, where dogs have hijacked the human oxytocin bonding pathway normally reserved for our babies. When you stare at your dog, both your oxytocin levels go up, the same as when you pet them and play with them.

What is the most played song at a funeral? ›

Ave Maria,” a traditional song recorded by many artists, remains very popular as does. Elton John's “Candle in the Wind”. “Time To Say Goodbye” by Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman, and “My Way” by Frank Sinatra remains a staple at Phaneuf-hosted funerals.

What song should you not sing at a funeral? ›

"Hells Bells" by AC/DC. Similar to “Highway to Hell,” this song just has too many negative connotations for most funerals.

What's a good memory song? ›

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  • Maroon 5 - Memories. ...
  • Green Day – Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) ...
  • Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day. ...
  • Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights. ...
  • Sarah McLachlan - I Will Remember You. ...
  • Bryan Adams - Summer of '69. ...
  • Van Morrison - Brown-Eyed Girl. ...
  • John Cougar Mellencamp - Jack and Diane.
2 Aug 2020

What's the best song to say goodbye? ›

Goodbye songs can help you through these moments!
  1. “I Will Remember You” by Sarah McLauchlan. ...
  2. “Tears in Heaven” by Eric Clapton. ...
  3. “Candle in the Wind” by Elton John. ...
  4. “Goodbye My Lover” by James Blunt. ...
  5. “Careless Whisper” by George Michael. ...
  6. “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago. ...
  7. “(Na Na Hey Hey) Kiss Him Goodbye” by The Nylons.
28 Jul 2022

Which song is used to mourn the death of loved ones? ›

1. “Tears In Heaven” by Eric Clapton. A reminder that it's okay to cry and grieve the loss of a loved one.

Do dogs like hugs? ›

Dogs Don't Like Hugs

In fact, you're essentially trapping them. They can't get away from anything that scares them or makes them uncomfortable while in your arms.

Why does my dog dig in the bed before he lays down? ›

The reason why almost every dog digs at their bed is that it's a natural instinct in order to make a comfortable, warm place to lie down.

Do dogs like kisses? ›

Most dogs tolerate kisses from their owners fairly well. Some may even come to associate kisses with love and attention, and quite a few even enjoy kisses from their people. They'll usually show their pleasure by wagging their tails, looking alert and happy, and licking you back.

Do dogs prefer dark or light? ›

Most dogs are not afraid of darkness. For roughly the same evolutionary reasons, most dogs won't be kept awake by light; they've been domesticated to follow a roughly diurnal schedule but their wolf ancestors slept mostly during the day.

Do dogs like a light on at night? ›

Some puppies and dogs prefer a nightlight. They find it comforting. But for others, the light can provide too much stimulation and keep them awake and busy. For those dogs, make the house dark and quiet.

Should I leave my TV on for my dog? ›

Puppies don't have long attention spans, so distractions can keep them on their toes and out of trouble. The more distracted they are, the less likely they are to take their boredom out on your belongings. So, to be clear – YES, leave the TV on for your dog.

Do dogs like TV? ›

Dogs absolutely can see TV, and many seem to enjoy it. There are a number of features about television shows that dogs find attractive. Some of these are visual, such as motion, while others relate to the sounds coming from the TV.

What music helps dogs relax? ›

A 2002 study conducted by animal behaviorist Dr. Deborah Wells confirmed the relaxing effect on dogs of classical music. In this study, the dogs spent more time resting and being quiet, and less time standing when exposed to classical music compared to heavy metal music, pop music, or conversation.

Is white or brown noise better for dogs? ›

Choosing a Sound

With regard to the science, the more low frequencies you can incorporate, the better. In other words, ocean waves are better than lake waves. Brown or Brownian noise with its abundance of lower frequencies is better than white noise.

How long will dogs remember you? ›

While dogs may have better short-term memory than many animals, you cannot rely on their short-term memory. Researchers estimate that a dog's short-term memory lasts up to two minutes.

What is dog's favorite music? ›

Dogs 'prefer reggae and soft rock' to other music genres, research suggests. Dogs appear to prefer reggae and soft rock over other genres of music, according to researchers. The Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow have published a paper which suggests music affects dogs' behaviour.

Do dogs like belly rubs? ›

Dogs love belly rubs simply because they feel good. It also sets off a specific reaction in their brain that responds to the stimulation of hair follicles. Experts believe that dogs love petting, and belly rubs in particular, because the stroking of hair is linked to social grooming.

Is cheese bad for dogs? ›

While cheese can be safe to feed to your dog, there are some things to remember. Cheese is high in fat, and feeding too much to your dog regularly can cause weight gain and lead to obesity. Even more problematic, it could lead to pancreatitis, a serious and potentially fatal illness in dogs.

What does it mean when your dog follows you to the bathroom? ›

If your dog follows you into the bathroom, it's likely a result of their animal instinct and pack mentality. Canines who do this are referred to as “Velcro dogs,” due to their desire to be attached to your side. They may follow you around, even to the bathroom, to protect a part of their pack.

Do dogs get jealous? ›

Recently, psychologists performed a study on dog behavior and learned without a doubt that dogs do get jealous. Whether it's jealousy as humans experience it, or an offshoot of deeply ingrained dog behavior like resource guarding or redirected excitement, dogs do feel envy.

What is a dog afraid of? ›

Many dogs have sound phobias to loud noises like fireworks, thunderstorms, gunshots, and firecrackers. There is even research that suggests noise phobias can be inherited. According to Dr. Klein, herding breeds are particularly sensitive to noise phobias, perhaps because they are so attuned to their environment.

Do dogs have a favorite person? ›

Early-life bonding

As a result, dogs typically form strong, lifelong bonds with whoever feeds, plays, and generally cares for them most often during this critical time. In cases where the person they bonded with is no longer around, a dog may still show favoritism toward people that are similar to them.

How do you know your dog's favorite person? ›

How do you know if you are your dog's favorite person?
  1. They follow your orders. ...
  2. They follow you around specifically. ...
  3. They try to get your attention the most. ...
  4. They protect you. ...
  5. They nose you. ...
  6. They make eye contact with you. ...
  7. They put themselves into vulnerable positions around you. ...
  8. They lick you the most.

What songs make dogs happy? ›

Songs To Make Dogs Happy
  • Squeaky-deakey! ...
  • I'm Your DoggieLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • You're a Good DogLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Please Let Me KnowLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Scratch My BackLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • OutsideLaurel Canyon Animal Company.
  • Hap, Hap, Happy! ...
  • I Love FoodLaurel Canyon Animal Company.

Are there any songs about losing a dog? ›

1. "It's Just a Dog" by Mo Pitney. In 2016, Mo Pitney recorded "It's Just a Dog." It's all about grieving the loss of a best friend.

Is there a song that dogs like? ›

Studies have shown that classical music has a calming effect for dogs compared to faster-paced heavy metal music which may agitate pups or regular pop music which appears to have no effect on dogs.

Are dogs happy when they howl? ›

Dogs howl when they're happy and excited. Hunting breeds such as beagles, foxhounds, and basset hounds howl to alert their human hunting partners when they locate prey, says Dr. Kasten. Some may howl at the base of the tree until their human partner shows up.

Does howling hurt dogs? ›

So, why do dogs howl when they hear a siren, and do sirens hurt dogs' ears? Now you know that they're either trying to chase it away or alert you of its presence, and you can feel safe knowing that the loud sounds won't cause any damage to your pet's ears, either.

Are dogs happy when they howl to music? ›

Dogs howl to all kinds of music, from live singing and instrument playing to a wide range of recorded music. Think of it as a compliment when your dog howls along to your music. It's your dog's way of communicating with and connecting to you, their family member.

What song should I sing to my dog? ›

Songs That Make Dogs Howl:

Someone Like You – Adele. Law & Order theme song. Let It Go – from Frozen. Seamus – Pink Floyd.

What can I sing to my dog? ›

Singing to your dog has an effect.

It is not just the pitch, but the flow of tones that catch a dog's attention. Try singing "Yankee Doodle" to your canine and see what the response is. Then sing "Brahms Lullaby". You know the one that mamas sing their little ones to sleep with when they are cranky.

How do you add music to Instagram stories? ›

First, download the latest version of the Instagram app on iOS or Android. Next, open the Instagram Stories camera and take or upload a photo or video. Once that's done, tap the stickers button at the top of the screen and choose the music sticker.

What song would a cat sing? ›

Even More Songs Dedicated to Cats and Cat Lovers
SongArtistYear Released
25. Honky CatElton John1972
26. Cat Scratch FeverTed Nugent1977
27. Stuck Like GlueSugarland2010
28. In the Year of the CatAl Stewart1976
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28 Mar 2022

Why do dogs howl when you sing? ›

Dogs also pick up higher frequencies than the human ear, so they may be howling along to something you can't even hear. Your dog may deliberately join in at a completely different pitch or note just to individualize his howl.

Are dogs happy when they howl to music? ›

Dogs howl to all kinds of music, from live singing and instrument playing to a wide range of recorded music. Think of it as a compliment when your dog howls along to your music. It's your dog's way of communicating with and connecting to you, their family member.

Do dogs like music while sleeping? ›

She found that while listening to classical music, the dogs spent more time sleeping and less time vocalizing than when listening to other music or no music.

Do dogs like to hear your voice? ›

Your dog might not understand everything you say, but he listens and pays attention similar to the way humans do. The researchers discovered that dogs — like humans — respond not only to the words we say to them, but also to the emotional tone of our voices.

Do dogs know when you sing to them? ›

Singing to your dog is a way to engage their attention and maintain the connection that helps build the bond. Singing in your "sweet doggie" voice will make it even more enjoyable for your pooch. Dogs recognize your voice above all others, as has been shown in fMRI brain scans.

Why does my dog lick my face when I sing? ›

Licking another dog's face or a human's face is a normal social behavior. Licking can be an appeasement gesture that signals a dog's social deference. It can also be a signal to solicit food, more social information, a sign of affection or to solicit attention.

Which song is best for Instagram story? ›

The 30 Best Songs for Instagram Stories
  • 1. “ Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish.
  • 2. “ Anyone” by Justin Bieber.
  • 3. “ Good as Hell” by Lizzo.
  • 4. “ Delete Forever” by Grimes.
  • 5. “ I Like It” by Cardi B & Bad Bunny& J Balvin.
  • 6. “ Dynamite” by BTS.
  • 7. “ Level Up” by Ciara.
  • 8. “ Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande.
8 Jun 2022

How do you add sound to Instagram Stories 2022? ›

How to Add Music to Your IG Story (2022) - YouTube

How can I save a story with music? ›

To download your story as it is, you should know how to save Instagram stories with music in the gallery.
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When you enable the archive stories option, your story will be automatically downloaded into your android archives.
  1. Open Instagram app.
  2. Go to settings and then privacy.
  3. Tap on the story.
  4. Enable Save to Archive option.
13 Mar 2022

Do cats like when you sing to them? ›

“For some cats, it's not only the pattern of the song and the tone of voice — it's also the attention from people in a non-threatening manner that is appealing,” Dale says. “Certainly, when someone's cat already feels comfortable with their owner singing to them — many cats appreciate it.

Why does my cat meow when I sing? ›

Singing songs like these for cats is more likely to make them purr, come to up you, or even meow to sing along with you! It can also allow cats to feel more relaxed, content, and more mentally stimulated, all of which are quite good for the health of your pet.

What is cats favorite music? ›

The cats reacted most positively to classical music, followed by pop. Heavy metal, though, raised their heart rate and increased their pupil size; in other words, rock music stressed them out. As for when to play music for your kitty, any time is a good time.

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