Dog Quotes

A Plethora of Dog Quotes, Poetry, N Phrases for the Canophilist

Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative. ― Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

A Dog has Never Failed Me.

Helen Keller

Many of us have to spell words such as “out,” “cookie,” and “bath” when conversing with other people, lest we unnecessarily excite our pets. And even then they often understand. I’ve actually had clients who resorted to using a second language around their dogs, but after a while their perceptive pooches caught on. Who says dogs don’t understand us? ― Warren Eckstein

Pets reflect you like mirrors. When you are happy, you can see your dog smiling and when you are sad, your cat cries. ― Munia Khan

You cannot live with a paw in each world. – Erin Hunter

A dog can never tell you what she knows, from the smells of the world, but you know, watching her, that you know almost nothing. – Mary Oliver

Like the cat who finds her way back home over a thousand miles, like the dog who waits for his master to arrive on the train that never comes, like the one who keeps a vigil at her master’s grave until she too can cross the bridge, some people and their pets are woven together by threads of life and they cannot, and will not, for long be separated. ― Kate McGahan

In the distance, mongrel dogs were howling out the coyote portion of their ancestry. All the sounds of the night seemed to pass through a hollow tunnel of indefinite length. ― Warren Eyster

Dogs are my favorite role models. I want to work like a dog, doing what I was born to do. with joy and purpose. I want to play like a dog, with total, jolly abandon. ― Martha Beck

Terriers are problem solvers. They’ll do what you tell them, but only if it happens to be in line with what they wanted to do anyway. ― Garth Stein

A dog might feel as majestic as a lion, might bark as loud as a roar, might have a heart as mighty and brave as a Lion’s heart, But at the end of the day, a dog is a dog and a lion is a lion. ― Charlyn Khater

Even a dog distinguishes between being stumbled over and being kicked. ― Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.