Warm summer nights. The setting sun.  Music and your dog.  A perfect picture indeed!  If you are like us, you can’t Live Without Music And Your Dog.

Is Music Soothing For Dogs?

dog with music headphones

As a dog lover, you already know your specific genre of music that you love. Then what type of music do dogs prefer?  A paper published by the Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow proclaims one variety of music is preferred by dogs. The dogs in the study were played five different types of music: soft rock, Motown, pop, reggae and classical.  As a result, the dogs spent significantly more time lying down and less standing around when music was played. For the most part, more positive behaviors were noticed when the dogs were played reggae and soft rock. Although those two style of music stood out, the study suggested that individual dogs had their own music tastes, just like people.

Musicians & Dogs

woman playing guitar and a dog

Celebrities and musicians and are no different from regular dog moms and dog dads.  Accordingly, they live their lives with dogs.  Some of the biggest names in the history of music owned canine companions. Hence, their dogs became a part of their songs.  Check out these rock stars with their dogs here.


dog and guitar

There are countless songs have been written about man’s (and woman’s) best friend.  From decades past of the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Elvis Presley to current day of Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood…these musicians loved their dogs. Check out these timeless songs written about dogs here.

Dogs Make Music Too

howling dog

Dogs have howling in their DNA.  As descendants of wolves, some dogs still carry wolf characteristics and howling is one of them.  Whether you big mutt is doing it as attention seeking, just making themselves seen or heard or even expressing joy and excitement, howling can be music to your ears. Especially when a dog hears a police siren or ambulance, many dogs will perform the perfect operatic performance.

I Can’t Live Without Music & My Dog

music and dog teemusic and dog l/s tee

Whether you listen to hip hop, blues, classical, rock and everything in between, you cannot live without music and your dog. We agree.  For this reason, we have been inspired to share that love with the world.  Check out our new Music and My Dog collection.