17 Wonderful Dog Quotes to Make You Smile

I normally gush about the glorious attributes of felines, but I am admittedly a dog-lover too — and for all of the reasons captured in the quotes below about mans — and womans — best friend, the ever-loyal canine. I hope you will enjoy these quotes as much as I do.


If your dog is fat, you aren’t getting enough exercise.
~ Author unknown


A house without either a cat or a dog is the house of a scoundrel. ~ Portuguese Proverb



The more I see of men the more I like dogs. ~ Madame de Stael 1766-1817 French social leader


There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog and ready money. ~ Ben Franklin.




The great pleasure of a dog is that you make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, he will make a fool of himself too. ~ Samuel Butler


No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich. ~ Louis Sabin



To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. ~ Aldous Huxley


Alone time is highly overrated. Adopt a shelter dog. ~ Anonymous



Dogs have so many friends because they wag their tails, not their tongues. ~ Proverb


Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.

~ Harry S. Truman



In order to keep a true perspective of one’s importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him. ~ Dereke Bruce


Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail. ~ Josh Billings



Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles Shultz



Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun! ~ Groucho Marx


If dogs could talk it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one. ~ Andy Rooney


A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. -Ogden Nash

My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog thinks I am. ~ Anonymous





Carrie-Anne Brown

thanks for sharing :)

Mm M.
MmAway M.2 years ago


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Donna Ferguson
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Aino M.
.2 years ago

thank you!

Kathy Perez
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Judy Apelis
Judy Apelis2 years ago

Got it, thank you!

Vicky Baker
Vicky B.2 years ago

Haha! The first one is true I've never even thought about that but it adds up. Made me smile anyway :)

Dave C.
David C.2 years ago

can't say thanks enough....to you and all the dogs I have ever known...

Carol M.
caroline m.2 years ago