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50 Cute, Happy, Inspirational Dog Love Quotes
50 Cute, Happy, Inspirational Dog Love Quotes

50 Cute, Happy, Inspirational Dog Love Quotes

We all love our four-legged family members to bits, and we would do anything for them. We love them so much that it is hard to describe. After all, the strongest emotions are those that cannot be put into words. However, there are a few ways words can come close to expressing the love you have for your dog. Here is a list of quotations about dogs that express different emotions we feel towards our pooches.

10 cute and short dog love quotes

  • “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.” – Mark Twain
  • “If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am.” – Charles Yu
  • “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz
  • “You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Captain Beefheart
  • “Dogs are our link to paradise.” – Milan Kundera
  • “Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?" – Gabrielle Zevin
  • “Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” – Dorothy Hinshaw
  • “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
  • “The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward
  • “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

A corgi running on grass

10 inspiring and happy dog quotes

  • “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you have that in your life, things won't be too hard.” - Robert Wagner
  • “There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” – Mira Grant
  • “It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain
  • “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton
  • “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.” – Louis Sabin
  • “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings
  • “Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan on dogs
  •  “Be the person your dog thinks you are.” – C.J. Frick
  • “Everything I know, I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

A dog walking on the road

10 funny short dog quotes

  • “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe
  • “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooneyv
  • “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
  • “In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.” – W.H. Auden
  • “A well-trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” – Helen Thomson
  • “In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” – Edward Hoagland
  • “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers
  • “Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx
  • “The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people.” – Daniel Pinkwater
  • “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as a dog does.” – Christopher Morley

10 best friend dog love quotes

  • “When an eighty-five-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” -Kristan Higgins
  • “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” -Orhan Pamuk
  • “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
  • “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner
  • “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” – Judy Desmond
  • “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back.” – Stanley Coren
  • “Bliss is the result of a silent conversation between me and my dog.” – Unknown
  • “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them.” – Thom Jones
  • “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman
  • “No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” – Stanley Leinwall

A white dog is sitting near blue flowers

10 quotations about losing a dog

  • “If the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, dogs would outlive us all.” – Unknown
  • “If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers
  • “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love. They depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart.” -Erica Jong
  • “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz
  • “Having a dog will bless you with many of the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst.” - Unknown
  • “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you; they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis
  • “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.” – Dean Koontz
  • “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  • “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France
  • “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” – Lacie Petitto

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the quote a dog is for life?

    The quotation “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.” is a slogan by the animal charity -- Dog’s Trust. It was coined in 1978 to encourage people to keep dogs that the people in the UK bought but returned to animal charities as they were not ready for the responsibilities.

  • What is a heart dog quote?

    A heartfelt quotation about losing a dog – “It came to me that every time I lose a dog, they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life, gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.” – Susan Garrett

  • What is the dog wagon quote?

    “If the dog refuses to run along with the wagon, he will be dragged by it, yet the choice remains his: to run or be dragged.”

  • What is the quote to save a dog’s life?

    “Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” – Karen Davison

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