"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." - Alexander Pope


" Try to be the person that your dog thinks you are.." - Unknown

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


"A house is not a home without a dog!" - Unknown

 The average dog is a nicer person than the average person." - Andrew A. Rooney

"To err is human, to forgive, canine." – Unknown

 It freshens your breath and helps prevent tartar." - Mel Gibson, while eating a dog biscuit at Harvard, 1996

"Dogs are such wonderfully uncomplicated beings, they need us to do their worrying" 

- George Bird Evans

 "We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults.  Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment."  ~George Eliot

"I used to look at [my dog] Smokey and think, 'If you were a little smarter you could tell me what you were thinking,' and he'd look at me like he was saying, 'If you were a little smarter, I wouldn't have to.'"
- Fred Jung claus

 "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

 There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
- Ben Williams

 "The more people I meet the more I like my dog." – Unknown

 If your dog doesn't like someone you probably shouldn't either." – Unknown


"A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk."  ~O.A. Battista

"Say something idiotic and nobody but a dog politely wags his tail."
- Virginia Graham

 "Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog."  ~Franklin P. Jones

  " One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him." 

- Chinese Proverb

 "  Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras

 "The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog."  ~Ambrose Bierce

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts." 

- John Steinbeck

 "Dogs' lives are too short.  Their only fault, really."

  ~Agnes Sligh Turnbull

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

- Aldous Huxley

"To live long, eat like a cat, and drink like a dog." 

- German Proverb

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