Miscellaneous Dog Quotes for
You to Enjoy

These 26 dog quotes don't quite fit in any of the other author categories, so I've listed them all together here.

I cannot believe Earl Spencer could be so heartless as to bury his sister in a dog burial ground. It is a desecration.

A former housekeeper of the Spencer family, referring to the burial of Diana, former Princess of Wales, on "Dog Island," the land where the family buried their pets.

The country at large takes a natural interest in the President's dogs and judges him by the taste and discrimination he shows in his selection. Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House.

AKC Gazette, 1924

In a dog-eat-dog world, it is the dogmatic domain of dog lovers to offer dodge a dog's chance to rise above the dog days for a doggone good time.

AKC Gazette, August 1991

If you can't decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle, get them all. Adopt a mutt!

ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

The intelligence of a Poodle and the loyalty of a Lassie. The bark of a Shepherd and the heart of a Saint Bernard. The spots of a Dalmatian, the size of a Schnauzer, and the speed of a Greyhound. A genuine, All-American Mutt has it all.

ASPCA slogan

The dog was the only intelligent member of the family. He died a few years later. He was poisoned, and no one will convince me it wasn't suicide.

BBC Radio,
I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again

Who loves me will love my dog also.

[Latin, Que me amat, amet et canem meum.]

Common saying in the time of St. Bernard, often attributed to St. Bernard, from the Sermo Primus

All of the good things that have come to me have come through my dog.

Dog owner overheard in New York's Central Park


Born a dog
Died a gentleman

Epitaph on a dog's gravestone in Maryland, United States

If you don't mind throwing tennis balls for eternity, I do have an opening in doggie heaven. - Angel at St. Peter's Gate, to a man seeking admittance

Frank and Ernest comic strip

Woody: "How's it going Mr. Peterson?"

Norm: "It's a dog-eat-dog world, Woody, and I'm wearing Milk Bone underwear."

From an episode of Cheers

Breed a Boxer with a German Shorthaired Pointer, you get a Boxershorts. A dog never seen in public.

Good Dog! magazine

Breed a Bulldog with a Shih Tzu, you get a Bullshitz.

Good Dog! magazine

Breed a Deerhound with a terrier, you get a Derriere. True to the end!

Good Dog! magazine

Breed a Labrador Retriever with a Curly Coated Retriever, you get a Lab Coat Retriever. The choice for research scientists.

Good Dog! magazine

Breed a Pointer with an Irish Setter, you get a Pointsetter. A traditional Christmas Pet.

Good Dog! magazine

Mix a Newfoundland with a Bassett Hound, you get the Newfound Asset Hound. A dog for financial advisors.

Good Dog! magazine

A dog is a dog except when he is facing you. Then he is Mr. Dog.

Haitian farmer

There's not much you can do with a terrier, ma'am.

Los Angeles dog trainer

Cave Canem (Beware of dog)

Mosaic sign found in a Roman home

A dog is for life, and not just for Christmas.

National Canine Defense League slogan

God Made the earth, the sky and the water, the moon and the sun. He made man and bird and beast. But He didn't make the dog. He already had one.

Native American saying

It is true that whenever a person loves a dog he derives great power from it.

Old Seneca chief

Any member introducing a dog into the Society's premises shall be liable to a fine of one pound. Any animal leading a blind person shall be deemed to be a cat.

Oxford Union Society, London, Rule 46

The cat is mighty dignified until the dog comes by.

Southern US folk saying

It is the way of a dog that if he is hit by a stone, he bites a fellow dog.

The Zohar

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