Below are six Josh Billings dog quotes. Josh Billings is the pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw. He is considered by many to be the second most popular humorist in the United States during the 19th century, after Mark Twain.
He has dozens and dozens of popular quotations on just about every subject, including dogs.
A dog is the only thing on this earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
A puppy plays with every pup he meets, but an old dog has few associates.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy and a child, or else there will be no profit in boarding a Newfoundland.
The dog that will follow everbody ain't worth a curse.
The man who gets bit twice by the same dog is better adapted for that kind of business than any other.
Teddy, you left us way too soon. I still can't get your howling when I said you want a puppy party out of my head. I miss you playing with your hedgehogs
You are gone way too soon. All I wanted was to give you a better life. I am so sorry it took so long to get there. My heart breaks knowing you are gone
When I took you to the neighbor, at first mama refused to take you because she had asthma. But I forced them and promised to take care of you. I walked