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60+ Best Dog Lovers Quotes for all Dog Lovers (2023)

Dogs have been humans’ closest companions for thousands of years and continue to be a vital part of our lives. They provide us with unconditional love, loyalty, and friendship, and can sometimes even be used to assist in search and rescue efforts or other important activities. In this overview, I will explore the various breeds of dogs, as well as their behavior, health, and nutrition, and their significance in human history.

Welcome to “Dog Lovers Quotes”! This is a collection of inspiring and uplifting quotes about our four-legged friends. As fellow dog lovers, we understand the joy and love that comes with owning a canine companion.

60 Dog Lovers Quotes

Here, we bring together the best of our favorite quotes about dogs to share the happiness and appreciation they bring into our lives. Whether you’ve had your furry friend for years or are just getting ready to bring home your own pup, these quotes are sure to make you smile.

20 Love for Dog Quotes

1. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx

2. “My fashion philosophy is, if you’re not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.” – Elayne Boosler

3. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche

4. “I want to work like a dog, doing what I was born to do with joy and purpose. I want to play like a dog, with total, jolly abandon.” – Oprah Winfrey

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5. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley

6. “Dog is God spelled backward.” – Duane Chapman

7. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” – Gene Hill

8. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain

9. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Politician Charles de Gaulle

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10. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” – Author Dean Koontz

11. “If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.” – Author Phil Pastoret

12. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin P. Jones

13. “Intelligent dogs rarely want to please people whom they do not respect.” – W.R. Koehler

14. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Turnbull

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15. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren

16. “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For, after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.” – Charles M. Schulz

17. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Comedienne Gilda Radner

18. “Dogs are how people would be if the important stuff is all that mattered to us.” – Ashly Lorenzana

19. “Over the years I have felt the truest, purest love —the love of God, really, I imagine that’s what God’s love feels like — is the love that comes from your dog.” – Oprah Winfrey

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20. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

20 Loving Quotes About Dogs

21. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles M. Schulz

22. “A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.” – Robert Benchley

23. “When a man’s best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem.” – Edward Abbey

24. “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” – Immanuel Kant

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25. “Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift

26. “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” – Harry S. Truman

27. “Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.” – Moby

28. “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry S Truman

29. “A dog will teach you, unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner

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30. “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

31. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Humorist Josh Billings

32. “The dog is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward Beecher

33. “Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones

34. “Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts

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35. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain

36. “Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.” – Jon Katz

38. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – CHARLES DE GAULLE

39. “When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.” – W. Bruce Cameron

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40. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” – Judy Desmond

20 Quotes for Dog Lovers

41. “Actually, my dog I think is the only person who consistently loves me all the time.” – H. G. Bissinger

42. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. 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

43. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman

44. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles De Gaulle

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45. “Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.” – Bonnie Wilcox

46. “My main characters are the sunniest, happy, optimistic, loving creatures on the face of the Earth. I couldn’t be happier that’s where I start. I can put as many flawed people in the dog’s world as I like, but the dog doesn’t care. Dog doesn’t judge, dog doesn’t dislike. Dog loves. That’s not so bad.” – Bruce Cameron

47. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley

48. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – FRANKLIN JONES

49. “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

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50. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog.” – Konrad Lorenz

51. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. PURCHE

52. “When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.” – Eckhart Tolle

53. “The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” – Samuel Butler

54. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

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55. “There’s a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.” – Dick Dale

56. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney

57. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain

58. “They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.” – Jerome K. Jerome

59. “A well-trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” – Helen Thomson

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60. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog” – Konrad Lorenz

61. “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog; it merely expands the heart.” – Ellen Braun

62. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.” – Roger A. Caras

These quotes remind us of the amazing bond between us and our canine companions. So, next time you want to express your love and appreciation for your pup, use one of these heartfelt quotes!


I'm Sakshi, an enthusiastic reader with a degree in human philosophy. I love to share thoughts that motivate and connect the mind to do good in their life.

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