This was not researched, and I don’t know most of the people credited with the lines, but I enjoyed them.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog
–Franklin P. Jones
If your dog is fat, you aren’t getting enough exercise.
Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul — chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!
— Anne Tyler
You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’
— Dave Barry
And when I saw these two I thought, hmm, maybe this is it.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
— Roger Caras
We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It’s the best deal man has ever made.
— M. Acklam
The first sounds a little sacrilegious, but dogs make our lives whole the way children do: they add a richness and variety of experience the uninitiated may never understand.
And the later articulates perfectly my point of awe about dogs. At least the ones I consider good dogs. No matter where they fit your life, they’re thankful to fit. They’re happy to be along for the ride and are endlessly positive about the adventure.
I once stopped going to a Mom’s group largely because it was too negative. I am really hooked on positivity.