The Dog Song by Nellie McKay

I collect songs about dogs. Here’s one of my favorites:


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  1. What a cute song! She also seems like a very witty and compassionate lady!

  2. That’s so cute! Would make a lovely jingle for pound adoption, if it isn’t already being used. That’s all it’s abow wow wow! :)

  3. Now I have that song stuck in my head…o, well, perfect song for a dog walk which is what it’s all about.

    • Yeah it’s kind of a classic ear worm–it just goes around and around in your head. Good thing it’s about a subject I like.

  4. Mike Webster says:

    Ah, just your typical “happy puppy” song, with all the time-worn themes of emotional distress, crippling addiction to drink and intolerance for political rhetoric that so often distinguish the type. OK, I love it precisely because it’s not just your typical “happy puppy” song, and it therefore rises above so many “happy puppy” songs that I merely like a lot. In fact, everything about it reminds me of my dog.

  5. You inspired me to post MY favourite dog song too. 😉


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