If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.
It is rewarding beyond words to rescue a dog from the shelter and have that dog become part of your family.
A mutt is a dog. He is the stuff of dogginess, a creature allied to species, not breed, and untrammeled by human hand or preference.
Dogs are the only mammals that will actually stare and look into a human's eyes.
I guess you don't really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.
Dogs are great. Bad dogs, if you can really call them that, are perhaps the greatest of them all.
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.
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs -- loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love -- can be elusive to humans.
The perfect rescue dog is out there for everybody. You just have to find it.
The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift.
The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.
Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.
Only my dogs will not betray me.
The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it.
My dogs are more important than my family.
The dog lives here, Pete. You're just visiting.
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.
The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.
Everyone knows dogs. Most people love dogs. I think most American families probably have a dog, but I don't think people really realize or understand just how wonderful and special dogs are.
Dogs give us something just as we give something to them.
When dogs fulfill their roles they are ecstatically happy.
No other animal bonds to a human being the way a dog does. And I suspect there is no other animal to which human beings can bond the way we can bond to a dog.
Dogs are my favorite people.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
Let sleeping dogs lie -- who wants to rouse 'em?
Most owners are at length able to teach themselves to obey their dog.
Dogs are great teachers. They are at home in the world. They live in the moment, and they force us to stay there with them. Dogs love us unconditionally, not for our bodies or bank accounts.
No matter how you're feeling, a little dog gunna love you.
You cannot teach an old dog new tricks.
Dogs are us, only innocent.
Dogs act exactly the way we would act if we had no shame.
Never stand between a dog and the hydrant.
Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am.
Dogs are the magicians of the universe.
Good dogs should never be asked to prove that they're good dogs. If there's anything in this world that we should take on faith, it's good dogs.
There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.
The poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend.
Learn how to love others from a dog and
how to live for others from a tree.
If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness.
Love me, love my dog.
Dogs love company. They place it first on their short list of needs.
A dog has one aim in life... to bestow his heart.
The dog is a result of fear transformed into love.
When we look at a dog, we see the best in ourselves.
Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend.
Dogs never lie about love.
Dogs love us not only because we feed them, walk them, or groom them, or protect them, but because we are fun. How astonishing!
The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.
Without a word, my dog taught me the meaning of love.
I'm convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.
You will never know loneliness when you have a dog, when you lose that dog it will be loneliness like you've never known.
Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;
but you're never friendless ever, if you have a dog.
You can teach an old dog new tricks if the old dog wants to learn.
A plot is two dogs and one bone.
A dog is grateful for what is, which I am finding to be the soundest kind of wisdom and very good theology.
I love dogs more than most people I've met.
Dogs are miracles with paws.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
Man himself cannot express love and humility by external signs so plainly as does a dog when with drooping ears, hanging lips, flexuous body, and wagging tail, he meets his beloved master.
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.
DOG: A kind of additional or subsidiary Diety designed to catch the overflow or surplus of the world's worship.
Living with a dog is easy- like living with an idealist.
Nothing but love has made the dog lose his wild freedom, to become the servant of man.
When a dog runs at you, whistle for him.
God... sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it... and to know that it was good, that nothing was lacking, that it could not have been made better.
I like a bit of mongrel myself, whether it's a man or a dog.
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog.
Never tease an old dog; he might have one bite left.
Dogs wait for us faithfully.
The dog is man's best friend. He has a tail on one end. Up in front he has teeth. And four legs underneath.
The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made His greatest gifts the commonest.
The time to save is now. When a dog gets a bone, he doesn't go out and make a down payment on a bigger bone. He buries the one he's got.
There is honor in being a dog.
Dogs are easier to love than people; they're certainly more dependable. Once they love you, that's it. A true friend in life is a dog.
Everything I know, I learned from dogs.
Happiness is a warm puppy.
Every dog must have his day.
I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They're like you and me.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
But was there ever a dog that praised his fleas?
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight -- it's the size of the fight in the dog.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.