20 Inspirational Quotes About Dogs 

There’s nothing like cuddling up with our furry friends after a ruff day. Below are 20 quotes about dogs that remind us why we can’t live without them. Which quote is your favorite?

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

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

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

4. “A house is not a home until it has a dog.” Conservationist and author Gerald Durrell

5. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” Author Dean Koontz

6. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” Animal welfare advocate Roger A. Caras

7. “After years of having a dog, you know him. You know the meaning of his snuffs and grunts and barks. Every twitch of the ears is a question or statement, every wag of the tail is an exclamation.” Novelist Robert McCammon

8. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” Writer Thom Jones

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

10. “Even the tiniest poodle or chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” Dorothy Hinshaw

11. “If your dog doesn’t like someone, you probably shouldn’t either.” Jack Canfield

12. “Dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them making a poop, the other one’s carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge?” Jerry Seinfeld

13. “Home is where the dog runs to greet you.” Unknown

14. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” M.K. Clinton

15. “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

16. “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” Konrad Lorenz

17. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” Thom Jones

18. “A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” Robert Benchley

19. “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

20. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” Roger A. Caras