Top Dog Quotes of All Time

Dogs complete our lives, adding a warmth and companionship that we cherish deeply. For those of us who adore them, it's hard to imagine life without their comforting presence. They have a remarkable ability to lift our spirits, bringing joy to our days with their playful antics and unwavering devotion, even during our toughest moments. Throughout history, countless quotes have captured the essence of this special bond between humans and dogs. Dive into this collection of some of the most heartwarming and insightful quotes about dogs, celebrating the extraordinary connection we share with our beloved four-legged companions.




“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor

“Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones

"Every dog must have his day." — Jonathan Swift

"Opening up your life to a dog who ne

"Be the person your dog thinks you are.” — C.J. Frick

​​“Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

eds a home is one of the most fulfilling things you can do.” — Emma Kenney

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

"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." — Dean Koontz

"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive." — Gilda Radner

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



"The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” — Robert Falcon Scott

"Dogs are our link to paradise." — Milan Kundera

“The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be." — Konrad Lorenz

"Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished." — Dean Koontz

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

"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's." — Mark Twain


"My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.” — Elayne Boosler

"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

"You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him." — W. Bruce Cameron

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” — Orphan Pamuk



"If you don't own a dog, at least one, there may not necessarily be anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life." — Roger Caras

"Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day." — John Grogan

"Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really." — Agnes Sligh Turnbull

"No one appreciates the extraordinary genius of your conversation as the dog does." — Christopher Morley

"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” — Josh Billings

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

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

"A dog will teach you, unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad." — Robert Wagner

"It's just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn't it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal." — John Grogan


“Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Shultz

“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

“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

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

“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

“When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins


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

“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

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

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

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