Here you will find stories, poems, song lyrics about animals and pets. If you have words to share about your pet or an animal, please email zoelinnanderson [at] gmail [dot] com


Checked Out OK - The Animal Edition
An animal-themed selection of honest-to-god true police reports about errant animals and beastly people culled from "Checked Out OK," Corwin Ericson’s collection of police reports.

Lessons from Sherwood
Lucky's childhood memory of an adventure with the family dog.

Just A Shadow
A song written by Dean Boudouris for his dog Sam that will make you cry.

Thoughts on Roxy
A pet owner comes to terms with her independent dog.

A touching story by Noel Black

YO! Yellow Dog
Surreal fiction by Scott Glushien

Please Come Inside
A clever poem by Shara Frederick