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Dog Quotes: Looking for the best dog quotes and sayings? Dogs have always been such an important part of my life, and to help honor the love and joy they bring I thought it would be a nice idea to put together a list of great dog quotes.

All of these quotes about dogs hold a special place in my heart, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. From the funny to the inspirational, here are some of the best dog quotes. Following are the greatest quotes on dogs: funny, inspirational, and more.

#1. “A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me” – Barack Obama

#2. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

#3. “Stop telling me he’s just a dog. My dog has more personality, integrity, empathy, and loyalty than most people I know. He’s family.”

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#4. “When I needed a hand, I found your paw.”

#5. “The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.” – Mark Twain

#6. “A house is not a home without a dog”

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#8. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.” – Thom Jones

#9. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.”

#10. “Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.” – Bonnie Wilcox

#11. “Do you ever look at your dog and think… How did I get so lucky?”

#12. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.” – Louis Sabin

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#13. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.”

#14. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”

#15. “If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people.” – Capek

#16. “To err is human — to forgive, canine.” – Author Unknown

#17. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings

#18. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”

#19. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers

#20. “If you’re lucky… A dog will come into your life, steal your heart and change everything!”

#21. “It’s impossible to forget a dog that gave you so much to remember.”

#22. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” – Samuel Butler

#23. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan

#24. “To 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

#25. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton

#26. “The road to my heart is paved with paw prints.”

#27. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. ” – Roger A. Caras

#28. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.”

#29. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton

#30. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles de Gaulle

#31. “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.”

#32. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”

#33. “Love is a four legged word.”

#34. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” – Mark Twain

#35. “I’ve seen a look in a dog’s eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically, dogs think humans are nuts.”

#36. “Dogs are great. Bad dogs, if you can call them that, are perhaps the greatest of them all.” -John Grogan

#37. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” -Kinky Friedman

#38. “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz

#39. “Some people don’t understand why my dog means so much to me. That’s ok. My dog does.”

#40. “Happiness is a warm puppy.”

#41. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” – Woodrow Wilson

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#43. “I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs.” – Barbara Woodhouse

#44. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog.” – Konrad Lorenz

#45. “Hounds follow those who feed them.” – Otto von Bismarck

#46. “Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” – Dorothy Hinshaw

#47. “Intelligent dogs rarely want to please people whom they do not respect.” – W.R. Koehler

#48. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

#49. “My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog!” – Greg Curtis

#50. “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it watching for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan

#51. “Reason number why dogs are smarter than humans: once you leave the litter, you sever contact with your mothers.” – Jodi Picoult

#52. “Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” – Alexander Pope

#53. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren

#54. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.” – Thom Jones

#55. “A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” – Robert Benchley

#56. “Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.” – Sue Murphy

#57. “The dog always dies. Go to the library and pick out a book with an award sticker and a dog on the cover. Trust me, that dog is going down.” – Gordon Korman

#58. “Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mail man is not to be trusted” – Sian Ford

#59. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” – Dean Koontz

#60. “Dogs have more love than integrity. They’ve been true to us, yes, but they haven’t been true to themselves.” – Clarence Day

#61. “Not Carnegie, Vanderbilt, and Astor together could have raised enough money to buy a quarter share in my little dog.” – Ernest Thompson Seton

#62. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Turnbull

#63. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”- Orhan Pamuk

#64. “What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Dwight Eisenhower

#65. “It’s tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won’t drink from my glass.” – Rodney Dangerfield

#66. “A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.” – Barack Obama

#67. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures. They give unconditional love. For me, they are the role models for being alive.” – Gilda Radner

#68. “You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” – Jill Abramson

#69. “A well-trained dog will not attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” – Helen Thomson

#70. “Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.” – Roger A. Caras

#71. “A dog desires affection more than its dinner. Well – almost.” – Charlotte Gray

#72. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.” – Doris Day

#73. “Life is a series of dogs.” – George Carlin

#74. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley

#75. “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry Truman

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#77. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”

#78. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.”

#79. “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron

#80. “Dogs are how people would be if the important stuff is all that mattered to us.” – Ashly Lorenzana

#81. “The journey of life is sweeter when traveling with a dog.”

#82. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog.”

#83. “Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul, chicken, pork, and half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” – Anne Tyler

#84. “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.”

#85. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

#86. “I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason.” – Jarod Kintz

#87. “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few people.” – James Thurber

#88. “My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3.a can. That’s almost $21.in dog money.” – Joe Weinstein

#89. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” – Woodrow Wilson

#90. “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Winston Churchill

#91. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.”

#92. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” – Woodrow Wilson

#93. “Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?” – Saint Basil

#94. “I love dogs. He does nothing for political reasons.” – Will Rogers

#95. “Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like has never washed a dog.”

#96. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.”

#97. “Science has so far been unable to tell us how self-aware dogs are, much less whether they have anything like our conscious thoughts. This is not surprising, since neither scientists nor philosophers can agree about what the consciousness of humans consists of, let alone that of animals.” – John Bradshaw

#98. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain

#99. “Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.”

#100. “I don’t trust anybody in my life except my mother and my dogs.”

#101. “Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.” – Caroline Knapp

#102. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin Jones

#103. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

#104. “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

#105. “Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.” – June Carter Cash

#106. “Acquiring a dog may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative.” – Mordecai Siegal

#107. “Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.” – Agatha Christie

#108. “The gift which I am sending you is called a dog and is the most precious and valuable possession of mankind” – Theodorus Gaza

#109. “A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” – Robert Benchley

#110. “I don’t think twice about picking up my dog’s poop, but if another dog’s poop is next to it, I think, ‘Eww, dog poop!” – Jonah Goldberg

#111. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx

#112. “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.”

#113. “Wake up. Hug dog. Have a good day.”

#114. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart” – Judy Desmond

#115. “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” – Immanuel Kant

#116. “Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” – Emily Dickinson

#117. “Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts” – Author Unknown

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#119. “If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.”

#120. “One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why.”

#121. “No matter how many years we get with our dogs, it’s never long enough.”

#122. “There’s just something about dogs that makes you feel good. You come home, they’re thrilled to see you. They’re good for the ego.” – Janet Schnellman

#123. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

#124. “The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward

#125. “Only my dogs will not betray me.” – Maria Callas

#126. “Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend… Never owned a dog.”

#127. “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they conclude that they are gods.” – Christopher Hitchens

#128. “Sometimes I think I like dogs more than I like humans. The only time a dog has ever betrayed me…was by dying.” – Jose N. Harris

#129. “Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift

#130. “I once decided not to date a guy because he wasn’t excited to meet my dog. I mean, this was like not wanting to meet my mother.” – Bonnie Schacter

#131. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

#132. “There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.” – Benjamin Franklin

#133. “The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people.” – Daniel Pinkwater

#134. “When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.” – Edward Abbey

#135. “My sunshine doesn’t come from the skies. It comes from the love that’s in my dog’s eyes.”

#136. “My dog does this amazing thing where he just exists and makes my whole life better because of it.”

#137. “I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.” – Rita Rudner

#138. “My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life.” – Michael Sheen

#139. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” – Roger A. Caras

#140. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” – Milan Kundera

#141. “Dogs are like potato chips. It’s hard to have just one.”

#142. “The dog has got more fun out of man than man has got out of the dog, for man is the more laughable of the two animals.” – James Thurber

#143. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Schulz

#144. “I love them, they are so nice and selfish. Dogs are TOO good and unselfish. They make me feel uncomfortable. But cats are gloriously human.”

#145. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe

#146. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis

#147. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

#148. “I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross, and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk.” – Mark Haddon

#149. “My dog is half pit-bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip.” – Craig Shoemaker

#150. “As wonderful as dogs can be, they are famous for missing the point.”

#151. “A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog when you are just as hungry as the dog.”

#152. “You can always find hope in a dog’s eyes.”

#153. “To 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

#154. “No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” – Stanley Leinwall

#155. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner

#156. “The one unselfish friend that man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.” – George Graham

#157. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. It is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” – Mark Twain

#158. “A dog will make eye contact. A cat will, too, but a cat’s eyes don’t even look entirely warm-blooded to me, whereas a dog’s eyes look human except less guarded. A dog will look at you as if to say, ‘What do you want me to do for you? I’ll do anything for you.’ Whether a dog can, in fact, g for you if you don’t have sheep [I never have] is another matter. The dog is willing.” – Roy Blount Jr.

#159. “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few people.” – James Thurber

#160. “Dogs are God’s way of apologizing for your relatives.”

#161. “Never trust a person that doesn’t love dogs.”

#162. “Love is the emotion that a woman always feels for a poodle dog and sometimes for a man.”

#163. Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” – Caroline Knapp

#164. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner

#165. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” – Roger Caras

#166. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.”

#167. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain

#168. “Dogs never lie about love.” – Jeffery Masson

#169. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.”

#170. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role models for being alive.” – Gilda Radner

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#172. “One of the happiest sights in the world comes when a lost dog is reunited with a master he loves. You just haven’t seen joy till you have seen that.”

#173. “The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.” – Lord Byron

#174. “When a pound mammal licks your tears away and then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins

#175. “Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” – Alexander Pope

#176. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton

#177. “What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

#178. “Dogs are the only mammals that will actually stare and look into a human’s eyes.”

#179. “I’m a lot less cranky when it’s just me and my dog.” – Bob Peterson

#180. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche

#181. “I’m a huge dog person; I love to hug and kiss them.” – Danielle de Niese

#182. “If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.” – Fran Lebowitz

#183. “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.” – Author Unknown

#184. “Watching a dog try to chew a large piece of toffee is a pastime fit for gods. Mr. Fusspots’ mixed ancestry had given him a dexterity of jaw that was truly awesome. He somersaulted happily around the floor, making faces like a rubber gargoyle in a washing machine.”

#185. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job!” – George Carlin

#186. “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” – Albert Einstein

#187. “Dogs are often happier than men simply because the simplest things are the greatest things for them!”

#188. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney

#189. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not mans.” – Mark Twain

#190. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” – Melissa McCarthy

#191. “The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor.” – Margot Kaufman

#192. “It all started when my dog began getting free rollover minutes.” – Jay London

#193. “How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.” – Abraham Lincoln

#194. “When an eighty-five-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins

#195. “I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not better for it.” – Abraham Lincoln

#196. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.”

#197. “A dog can express more with his tail in minutes than an owner can express with his tongue in hours.”

#198. “Dogs are how people would be if the important stuff is all that mattered to us.” – Ashly Lorenzana

#199. “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that dogs think humans are nuts.” – John Steinbeck

#200. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe

#201. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” – Judy Desmond

#202. “The psychological and moral comfort of a presence at once humble and understanding—this is the greatest benefit that the dog has bestowed upon man.”

#203. “My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day with my blankie, my cat, and my dog.” – Anne Lamott

#204. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned by a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” – Gene Hill

#205. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.”

#206. “Everything I know, I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

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