• A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

    Josh Billings (a.k.a. Henry Wheeler Shaw; humorist and lecturer)

  • Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

    Roger A. Caras

  • Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.

    Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red

  • I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.

    Doris Day

  • Did you know that there are over three hundred words for love in canine?

    Gabrielle Zevin, Elsewhere

  • Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring dog and some evening Brahms, as you sit in a comfortably overstuffed chair with your feet on the footstool.

    Ann Beattie

  • Most of us humans have no idea how stressful any change is for animals.

    Colleen M. Flanagan, Tapping for Rescued & Adopted Dogs: Fast Surrogate EFT Methods for Canine Emotional Well Being

  • There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.

    Mira Grant

  • An open mind and helpful hands can do much to change a dog's future.

    Mary Debono

  • Dogs are how people would be if the important stuff is all that mattered to us.

    Ashly Lorenzana

  • He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader.  He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.