The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.

Harry Falk


Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

Ann Landers


We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare.
And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made.

M. Acklam


You can say any foolish thing to a dog and the dog will give you a look that says,
'Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!' 

Dave Barry


My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am.



If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket
and then giving Fido only two of them.

Phil Pastoret


"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion
and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men."
 St. Francis of Assisi


“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.”
Anatole France

"He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader.
He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart.
You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion"

"Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need
should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear."
Dave Barry

“Money will buy a pretty good dog but it won't buy the wag of his tail.”
Josh Billings

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”
Andrew A. Rooney

“A nation's progress can be judged by how they treat their animals.”

“Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.”
Mordecai Siegal

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.”
Bern Williams

"I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it."
Abraham Lincoln

“The more I know about men, the more I like dogs."
Gloria Allred, feminist attorney

“Of all the things I miss from veterinary practice, puppy breath
is one of the most fond memories!”

Dr. Tom Cat


"I've caught more ills from people sneezing over me and
giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs."

Barbara Woodhouse (1910-1988)

Irish author and dog trainer

"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went."
Will Rogers

“Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity
with their uncritical homage.”

Agnes Repplier


“In dog training, jerk is a noun, not a verb."
Dr. Dennis Fetko


“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”
Roger Caras


"No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich."
Louis Sabin


"I'd be happy to have my biography be the stories of my dogs.
To me, to live without dogs would mean accepting a form of blindness."
Thomas McGuane (b. 1939)

U.S. novelist


"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends."
Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

English satirical poet


“Properly trained, a man can be a dog's best friend."
Corey Ford

“The more I see of the representatives of the people the more I admire my dogs.”
Alphonse de Lamartine

“Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;
but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog."
Douglas Mallock

“Never trust a dog to watch your food.”
Patrick age 10

Advice from Kids


"I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing in his water bowl."
Penny Ward Moser


“You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets."
Nora Ephron


"In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human.
The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog."

Edward Hoagland  (b. 1932)

U.S. novelist, essayist