Category Archives: dog quotes

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Doggy quote of the month for November

Every dog must have his day

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Doggy quote of the month for October

“Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.”

tail wagging dog

—Max Eastman, writer

Doggy quote of the month for September

Puppy therapy

– Sara Paretsky, author

Doggy quote of the month for August

“The charming relations I have had with a long succession of dogs results from their happy spontaneity.  Usually they are quick to discover that I can not see or hear.  Considerately they rise as I come near, so that I may not stumble.  It is not training but love which impels them to break the silence about me with the thud of a tail rippling against my chair, or gambols round the study, or news conveyed by expressive ear, nose, and paw.  Often I yearn to give them speech, their motions are so eloquent with things they can not say.  Truly, as companions, friends, equals in opportunities of self-expression, they unfold to me the dignity of creation, and in their joy smiles the blessing of St. Francis.”

– Helen Keller in A Tribute to a Dog

Helen Keller with companions

Helen Keller with Phiz (a Boston Terrier). Photo courtesy of Perkins School for the Blind

Doggy quote of the month for July

“Acquiring a dog may be the only time a person gets to choose a relative.”

– Mordecai Siegal, author

Izzy the greyhound

Doggy quote of the month for June

“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.”

– John Grogan, author of Marley & Me

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Doggy quote of the month for May

“One of the most enduring friendships in history – dogs and their people, people and their dogs.”

– Terry Kay, author