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25 of the Best Dog Quotes

Dog Quotes

Your dog may be your best friend or like a child. Throughout the decades, prominent figures/authors observed that special place canines hold in the human heart. Because of this we have received some dog quotes from these people that everyone should know about even if they don't own their own furry friend yet. Dogs deserve the best because they are so special and these quotes help show that through words.  

Here are 25 of the best dog quotes:

  1. "Buy a pup and your money will buy love unflinching." -- Rudyard Kipling
  2. "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." -- Roger Caras
  3. If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail. -- Fran Lebowitz
  4. "A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates." -- Josh Billings
  5. "I believe a calm dog is a happy, obedient dog that won't get into trouble." -- Cesar Millan
  6. "If your dog doesn't like someone you probably shouldn't either." -- Unknown
  7. "Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies." -- Gene Hill
  8. "Happiness is a warm puppy." -- Charles M. Schultz
  9. "The more people I meet, the more I like my dog." -- Unknown
  10. "Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen." -- Orhan Pamuk
  11. "...owning a dog always ended with this sadness because dogs just don't live as long as people do." -- John Grogan, Marley and Me
  12. "Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really." -- Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  13. "Everything I know, I learned from dogs," -- Nora Roberts, The Search
  14. "In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag." --W.H. Auden
  15. "Every dog must have his day." -- Jonathan Swift
  16. "A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me." -- Barack Obama
  17. "It's hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor." -- Kate DiCamillo, Because of Winn-Dixie
  18. "Don't make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans, or they'll treat you like dogs." -- Martha Scott
  19. "What do dogs do on their day off?; Can't lie around -- that's their job!" -- George Carlin
  20. "Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?" -- Gabrielle Zevin, Elsewhere
  21. "It's the person who likes to pat dogs to whom dogs come for pats." -- Arthur Gordon, A Touch of Wonder
  22. "Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job." -- Franklin P. Jones
  23. "I'm not into having a pedigree dog." -- Agnes Obel
  24. "There are more dog owners in America than there are conservatives." -- Roger Stone
  25. "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." -- Josh Billings
Dog Quotes

No matter which dog quote stood out to you most they are all something to think about! From Marley and Me to Barack Obama some of the most influential people have said wise things about our four legged friends. If you enjoyed this list of quotes feel free to share it with all your friends to see! Also if a quote didn't make our list feel free to leave a comment with your favorite dog quote.

Meet The Author 

Grant Withers

Canine Specialist & Writer

Grant is an award-winning writer for SitStay with a passion for pets and especially dogs! Grant loves writing about furry little goofballs and aims to educate pet parents about anything and everything regarding their dogs.

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