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Reader's Choice: Share Your Fave Songs Inspired by Pets!

Before, when I was talking about music being good for your pet's health, it got me to thinking about how many songs are actually inspired by animals that make it to the music charts. My grandmother used to sing this super sad tune called "Old Shep" written during the depression era that still brings a tear to my eye every time I think about it. It was re-recorded by Elvis, who himself has written several animal hits like "Hound Dog" that have been stuck in my head once or twice before. But do you know of any other songs inspired by pets? I have a few in mind already, but this will be fun to see how many we can come up with, some I'm sure none of us have ever heard before. List your songs in the comments below, and next week I'll do a recap of all your great songs!


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cageyme cageyme 9 years
Quiche Lorraine by the B-52's.
Dollylo Dollylo 9 years
There's a beautiful song about a dog but it's in french! ;) It's called "Baltique" (dog's name)
witchbaby witchbaby 9 years
Oh, and songs about poor little Laika :( all I can think of is the Arcade Fire song(Neighborhood #2 (Laïka) but I know there is more.
witchbaby witchbaby 9 years
"I love my dog" - Cat Stevens
nancita nancita 9 years
"Martha My Dear" by the Beatles is about Paul McCartney's sheepdog.
cageyme cageyme 9 years
"Me and you and a dog named Blue, traveling and a-livin off the land. . ." Also . . . Me and My Arrow
melizzle melizzle 9 years
"There Coming to Take Me Away!"
isabelle315 isabelle315 9 years
"Sometimes I Don't Mind" by the Suicide Machines is the best song about a dog!! You think it's a regular love song til about halfway through, lol.
wren1 wren1 9 years
How much is the doggie in the window. That's all I got!
dannysf dannysf 9 years
Michael Jackson's "Ben"
misslarue misslarue 9 years
Blake Shelton's "Ol'Red".
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