Category Archives: Quotes, Adages, Proverbs About Animals

Dog Quotes by The Known and Unknown No. 2

Lady now 14 yrs old. Found her way to my son's house when she was about 1 yr old. Now lives with me. Needs med and Rx diet. Listens for my son's truck throughout the day.

Lady now 14 yrs old. Found her way to my son’s house when she was about 1 yr old. Now lives wtih me. Needs med and Rx diet. Listens for my son’s truck throughout the day.

Muddy was a found dog. Excellent watch dog. A lab that does not like water.   :-)

Muddy was a found dog. Excellent watch dog. A lab that does not like water. ūüôā

Puppy. A very smart dog.. Can bark to = the # of fingers that I hold up. after 10 fingers he barks to = voice command up to 20.

Puppy, smart. Can bark to = the # of fingers that I hold up. after 10 fingers he barks to = voice command up to 20.

Rocket loved to ride the electric cart.

Rocket loved to ride the electric cart.

My beloved BC now in doggie heaven

My beloved BC now in doggie heaven

He possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence; courage without ferocity; and all the virtues of man without his vices.
Lord Byron
His epitaph for his dog.

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Charles De Gaulle

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

America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate in their object-relations.
Sigmund Freud

He has every attribute of a dog except loyalty.
Thomas P. Gore

My goal in life is to become as wonderful as my dog thinks I am.
Toby and Eileen Green

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Aldous Huxley

When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.
Edward Abbey

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
James Thurber

Some days you’re the dog; some days you’re the hydrant.
Author unknown

Sooner or later we’re all someone’s dog.
Terry Pratchett

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andy Rooney

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can’t decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
Rita Rudner

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

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

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.
Cartoon by Peter Steiner

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
– Harry S Truman

“A person who has never owned a dog has missed a wonderful part of life.” ~ Bob Barker

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Notable Quotes About Dogs and Cats (Click photos to enlarge)

More photos at the bottom of the quotes. Please click to enlarge photographs.

Marley  watching the cats

Muddy     Posing for the camera

Rocket loved this cart. My border collie died June, 2012. Lived to be 13 and 1/2 years old.

I’ve read many quotes about cats and dogs or animals in general. It is really difficult to just pick a few. When this web site was fairly new, I¬†posted¬†a few¬†and added my¬†thoughts about¬†some of them.¬† I think I like this batch¬†even more. I scoured the web for any quotes that mentioned animals, dogs, or cats. Some of these quotes hit the nail on the head and some are down right funny. I think that no truer words were spoken.¬†¬† I feel¬†these quotes are profound, thought provoking, or just plain witty.

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”¬†¬† By¬†Immanuel Kent

“A dog is the only thing on earth that will love you more than you love yourself.”¬†¬†¬†¬† By Josh Billings

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”¬†¬† By Ann Landers

“To err is human, to forgive is canine.”¬†¬†¬† Anonymous

“A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue.”¬†¬†¬†¬† Anonymous

“If having a soul means being able to feel love, and loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”¬†¬†¬† By James Herriot

“The average dog is nicer than the average person.”¬†¬†¬† By Andy Rooney

“You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.”¬†¬†¬† By Harry S. Truman

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he not will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.”¬†¬†¬†¬† By Mark Twain

“I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home, which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls in the morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.”¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† By Marie Corelli

“We’re staying together for the sake of the cats.”¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Bumper Sticker

“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”¬†¬†¬†¬† By Immanual Kan

More dog pics at the bottom of this post

Post and photographs: Yvonne

So happy! Spots in a blur.

Annie loves any ball

Sepia photo. Puppy standing in a pile of sand