Albert Payson Terhune
Dog Quotes For You To Enjoy

Below are six Albert Payson Terhune dog quotes. Terhune was a popular American writer of stories about dogs, particularly his collies. He was also a breeder of collies. The Rough Collies of today continue the bloodlines developed by him almost 100 years ago.

Any man with money to make the purchase can become a dog's owner. But no man—spend he ever so much coin and food and tact in the effort—may become a dog's Master without the consent of the dog. Do you get the difference? And he whom a dog once unreservedly accepts as Master is forever that dog's God.


Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger.


His was the collie heritage—the stark need for comradeship coupled with the unconscious craving to be owned by man and to give his devotion to man, his god.


Soon or late, every dog's master's memory becomes a graveyard; peopled by wistful little furry ghosts that creep back unbidden, at times, to a semblance of their olden lives.


The dog was cold and in pain. But being only a dog it did not occur to him to trot off home to the comfort of the library fire and leave his master to fend for himself.


When a puppy takes fifty catnaps in the course of the day, he cannot always be expected to sleep the night through.

Albert Payson Terhune

Recent Articles

  1. We Lost Stewie

    We lost Stewie our Pug Monday 03/22 and I still can't eat or sleep. He would've turned 14 in May and I've had him since he was a baby, 10 weeks old. He

    Read More

  2. King, My Best Friend (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)

    King👑💖 July 17, 2008 - February 26, 2021. 11:18 am. Hey, buddy. It’s been a week now. It’s been exactly 7 days since I last held your head in my hands

    Read More

  3. Loving Memories of Bella, Our Beloved Pit Bull-Boxer Mix

    Bella, oh dear sweet Bella...I know it's been about 9-10 years since you died, but the silence and the pain still linger. Rebekah remembers you. You always

    Read More