Dog Wisdom

  • One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night. - Margaret Meade
  • I used to look at my dog 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 Jungolaus
  • Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. - Max Eastman
  • I can’t think of anything that brings me closer to tears than when my old dog — completely exhausted after a hard day in the field — limps away from her nice spot in front of the fire and comes over to where I’m sitting and puts her head in my lap, a paw over my knee, and closes her eyes, and goes back to sleep. I don’t know what I’ve done to deserve that kind of friend. - Gene Hill
  • I have found that when yo 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
  • We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It’s the best deal man has ever made. - M. Facklam
  • Dogs teach us many things about being a better person…that people don’t teach. - Anonymous
  • While he has not, in my hearing, spoken the English language, he makes it perfectly plain that he understands it. And he uses his ears, tail, eyebrows, various rumbles and grunts, the slant of his great cold nose or a succession of heartrending sighs to get his meaning across. - Jean Little
  • Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks. - Roger Caras
  • If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. - Will Rogers
  • One reason a dog can be such a comfort when you’re feeling blue is that he doesn’t try to find out why. - Anonymous
  • The average dog is a nicer person that the average person. - Andy Rooney
  • If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
  • A man may smile and bid you hail,
    Yet wish to the devil;
    But when a good dog wags his tail,
    You know he’s on the level. - Anonymous
  • There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. - Ben Williams
  • Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Ann Landers
  • Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog. - Franklin P. Jones
  • My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3 a can. That’s almost $21 in dog money. - Joe Weinstein
  • if you dog is fat, you aren’t getting enough exercise. - Anonymous
  • 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. - Sigmund Freud
  • Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. - Roger Caras
  • And finally,
    The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.


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