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50+ Dog Quotes That Will Melt Every Animal Lover’s Heart

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Look at those adorable, button-like eyes! Aren’t they just melting your heart? If they aren’t, I don’t know what will! Well then maybe, a few heartwarming dog quotes might be able to melt the cockles of your heart.

If you have a doggo at home, you know where they are on your priority list – absolutely topping the charts. They sometimes even come before your partner and you are not reluctant to admit it!

Because who would otherwise make you feel wanted by cuddling with you? Who would tug at your hem to ask for attention? Who would be super excited to get you back home?

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50+ Dog Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

1. “Best friends come in all shapes and sizes.” – Unknown

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2. “Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones

3. “The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it.” – Michel Houellebecq

Related: 11 Amazing Signs Your Dog Loves You

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4. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

5. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull

6. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings

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7. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.” – Dean Koontz

8. “Puppies are nature’s remedy for feeling unloved, plus numerous other ailments of life.” – Richard Allen Palm

9. “Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.” – Moby

10. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” – Orhan Pamuk

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11. “They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.” – Jerome K. Jerome

12. “The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” – Samuel Butler

Related: Science Confirms That Dogs Can Recognize Bad People

13. “My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They’re loyal, kind, and offer endless affection. My friend Eric says, ‘The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.’ Funny thought.” – Brendon Urie

14. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner

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15. “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz

16. “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.” – John Grogan

17. “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

18. “When you adopt a dog, you have a lot of very good days and one very bad day.” – W. Bruce Cameron

19. “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.” – Marjorie Garber

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20. “Dogs die. But dogs live, too. Right up until they die, they live. They live brave, beautiful lives. They protect their families. And love us, and make our lives a little brighter, and they don’t waste time being afraid of tomorrow.” – Dan Gemeinhart

21. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney

22. “My little dog—a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton

23. “Life is too short to just have one dog.” – Unknown

24. “Everybody should have a shelter dog. It’s good for the soul.” – Paul Shaffer

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25. “You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Captain Beefheart

26. “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron

27. “Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

28. “There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” – Mira Grant

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29. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” — M K Clinton

30. “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan

Related: How Dogs Can Help Get Your Life and Mind Back on Track

31. “You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” – Jill Abramson

32. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.” – Roger A. Caras

33. “Every once in a while, a dog enters your life and changes everything.” – Unknown

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34. “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.” – Marjorie Garber

35. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong.” – Unknown

36. “When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.” – Eckhart Tolle

37. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain

38. “Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift

39. “If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

40. “Dogs are our link to paradise.” – Milan Kundera

41. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner

Related: 15 Ways Your Dog Says ‘I Love You’ According To Veterinarians

42. “The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” – Robert Falcon Scott

43. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.” – Louis Sabin

44. “Opening up your life to a dog who needs a home is one of the most fulfilling things you can do.” – Emma Kenney

45. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman

46. “After years of having a dog, you know him. You know the meaning of his snuffs and grunts and barks. Every twitch of the ears is a question or statement, every wag of the tail is an exclamation.” – Robert McCammon

47. “I’ve seen a long in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.” – John Steinbeck

48. “If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.” – Charles Yu

49. “When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.” – Nora Ephron

50. “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” – James Thurber

51. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

52. “No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you.” – Waka Flocka Flame

53. “The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.” – Lord Byron

54. “Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?” – Gabriel Zevin

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55. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Shultz

56. “Actually, my dog I think is the only person who consistently loves me all the time.” – H. G. Bissinger

Which of these dog quotes warmed your heart? Let us know your favorites in the comments down below! Oh and go give your dog a tight hug!


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Jenny Turner

Jenny is a writer, traveller and freelancing photographer who is intrigued by the supernatural. She loves to explore and write about supernatural, astrological, spiritual and para-psychological topics.View Author posts

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