There are more than 43 million American households have dogs in them as per the American Veterinary Medical Association. All together, Americans own nearly 70 million dogs. While there are more households with dogs than cats, Americans own more cats than dogs.
Even so, Americans love for dogs is immeasurable. And love for dogs is something that’s understood and embraced worldwide.
Here is a collection of 10 adorable, inspirational quotes about dogs from authors, actors, politicians and more. Chances are at least one of these quotes ring true for you—especially if you are, in fact, a dog-lover.
1.”Happiness is a warm puppy.” ― Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
2.”Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” ― Roger A. Caras, writer and preservationist
3.”A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”― Josh Billings, humorist
4.”It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” ― John Grogan, author
5.”Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” ― Mark Twain
6.”Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.” ― Emily Dickinson
7.”I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.” ― Cesar Millan, dog trainer
8.”Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” ― Orhan Pamuk, novelist
9.”The greatest 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, author
10.”I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.” ― Gilda Radner, comedian