"If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around."
"Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really."
~Agnes Sligh Turnbull
"The dog is a yes-animal, very popular with people who can't afford to keep a yes-man."
"Labradors [are] lousy watchdogs. They usually bark when there is a stranger about, but it is an expression of unmitigated joy at the chance to meet somebody new - not a warning."
"You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, "My God, you're right! I never would've thought of that!"
"In dog training, jerk is a noun, not a verb."
~Dr. Dennis Fetko
"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend."
"I can't think of anything that brings me closer to tears than when my old dog -- completely exhausted after a hard day in the field -- limps away from her nice spot in front of the fire and comes over to where I'm sitting and puts her head in my lap, a paw over my knee, and closes her eyes and goes back to sleep. I don't know what I've done to deserve that kind of friend."
"There's facts about dogs, and then there's opinions about them. The dogs have the facts, and the humans have the opinions. If you want the facts about the dog, always get them straight from the dog. If you want opinions, get them from humans."
~J. Allen Boone
"Women and cats will do as they please and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
~Robert A. Heinlein
"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."
"Life is good. Life with a dog is better!"
"My life has gone to the dogs.... and I'm loving every minute of it!"