Have you ever wondered what "the people" thought about dogs? Well, these dog proverbs will shed some light (and maybe some hair) on your questions. Or maybe not (some of these proverbs left me wondering).
Some are about dogs, and some use canines to describe human behaviour. And others, even more obliquely, use canine behaviour as advice on human relations.
There are 14 dog proverbs listed here. None of them has a country of origin. There are also two pages of dog proverbs listed by country or region. Click on the links at the bottom of the page to read them.
A dog has four feet, but he can't walk four different paths.
A dog in a kennel barks at his fleas; a dog hunting does not notice them.
A kitchen-dog is never a good rabbit-hunter.
Dog does not eat dog.
Give a dog a bad name and hang him.
He who pelts every barking dog must pick up many stones.
Hold your dog in readiness before you start the hare.
If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the sky.
If it were a dog, it would have bitten you already.
If you wish the dog to follow you, feed him.
Many dogs kill a hare, no matter how many turns it makes.
One barking dog sets the street barking.
The hindmost dog may catch the hare.
Why keep a dog and bark yourself?
Nov 16, 14 09:06 PM
P-pleased E-enjoyed P-pleasant P-playfulness Y-licky Peppy, you will be missed dearly. You were a good dog and very playful. Everything we ate, you ate
Nov 12, 14 07:42 PM
Those who read this may understand how much a dog can be loved. Blue is a special dog that comes along once in a lifetime. His death has ripped out a
Nov 11, 14 06:56 AM
Judy, I love you so much. You were an angel sent to me. We knew each other inside out. You saw me through some bad times in my life. I hope I have done