Category Archives: dog quotes

Doggy quote of the month for May

‘People teach their dogs to sit; it’s a trick.  I’ve been sitting my whole life, and a dog has never looked at me as though he thought I was tricky.’

– Mitch Hedberg, comedian (1968-2005)

Doggy quote of the month for April

“He and I are inseparable companions, and I have vowed him my perpetual society in exchange for his devotion.”

– English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, about her dog, Flush

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Flush

Doggy quote of the month for March

“It is the same with dogs as with children, if one wants them to be loved, they must be well brought up.”

– Madame Charles Boeswilwald, 19th century French author

You know you’re a dog person when…

Your mother asks you what she can get you for your birthday and you answer…

‘Something for the dog’

Izzy on the bed January 2015

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, Canine Catering Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand


Doggy quote of the month for January

“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, cartoonist (1894 – 1961)

James Thurber dog cartoon

Doggy quote of the month for December

“The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.”

– Madame Roland (also known as Marie-Jeanne “Manon” Philipon), 1754-1793, French political figure during the French Revolution

Doggy quote of the month for November

“To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.”

– Milan Kundera, writer