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50+ Dog Quotes To Share On National Dog Day 2021, The Best Day Ever

National Dog Day 2021: Dogs are our greatest companions, and to help celebrate their wonderfully endearing presence on this planet, I’ve rounded up 15 dog quotes for National Dog Day that truly capture the essence of the beloved species. Get excited dog lovers, because these quotes are going to have you filled with glee and nodding your head in total agreement very shortly.

Aug. 26 marks National Dog Day, which, unlike so many of the other “national days,” feels entirely necessary and important. Dogs are special creatures, and they have the power to bring a lot of joy to human life. If you’ve ever owned a good dog, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you haven’t? Well, you’re missing out… big time.

Dog Quotes

It’s amazing how well you can communicate with an animal that doesn’t speak your language. Perhaps that’s because dogs do speak our language, but it isn’t the English language, it’s the language of unconditional love. If you have a special pup in your life, Aug. 26 is the day to celebrate him or her. Our dogs are there for us every single day of the year, so why not spoil them rotten on National Dog Day like they deserve? After all, who else on this planet will love you unconditionally?

National Dog Day 2021 Quotes

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

2. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” — Roger Caras

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

4. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” — Charles M. Schulz

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Happy Dog Quotes 2021

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

6. “Dogs don’t rationalize. They don’t hold anything against a person. They don’t see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.” — Cesar Millan

7. “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” — Johnny Depp

8. “Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?” — Jonathan Safran Foer

9. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” — Gilda Radner
10. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.”

— Robert Wagner

11. “When an 85 pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.”

— Kristan Higgins

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

13. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” — Woodrow Wilson

Funny Dog Quotes

Funny Dog Quotes

Dogs are as funny as they are loveable. Need proof? Check out the funny dog quotes below:

  • “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx
  • “Dog is God spelled backward.” – Duane Chapman
  • “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin P. Jones
  • “The dog is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  • “Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones
  • “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” – George Carlin
  • “I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross, and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk.” – Mark Haddon
  • “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.” – John Steinbeck
  • “They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.” – Jerome K. Jerome

Cute Dog Quotes

The following dog quotes include messages about dog loyalty and friendship, inspirational sentiments about our canine friends, and quotes that say just how much we love our dogs. For that reason, these quotes are perfect additions to your pet wall art.

Dog Quotes Love And Loyalty and Dog Best Friend Quotes

  • “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings
  • “Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.” – Jon Katz
  • “No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you.” – Waka Flocka Flame
  • “There’s a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.” – Dick Dale
  • “When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.” – Eckhart Tolle
  • “The great 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
  • “Actually, my dog I think is the only person who consistently loves me all the time.” – H. G. Bissinger
  • “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan

National Dog Day Quotes Inspirational

  • “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman
  • “The dog is the perfect portrait subject. He doesn’t pose. He isn’t aware of the camera.” – Patrick Demarchelier
  • “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain
  • “The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it.” – Michel Houellebecq
  • “You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Captain Beefheart
  • “The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” – Robert Falcon Scott
  • “Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift
  • “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk
  • “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron
  • “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner

I Love My Dog Quotes

  • “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner
  • “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz
  • “Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” – Caroline Knapp
  • “Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.” – Caroline Knapp
  • “Everybody should have a shelter dog. It’s good for the soul.” – Paul Shaffer

  • “The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.” – Lord Byron
  • “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain
  • “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
  • “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.” – Dean Koontz
  • “It’s just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn’t it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal.” – John Grogan

Loss of a Dog Quotes

The following dog quotes are meant as words of comfort for those who have recently lost their furry best friend.

Loss of a Dog Quotes

  • “When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason: They bring so much joy and optimism and happiness. They attack every moment of every day with that attitude.” – Bruce Cameron
  • “When you adopt a dog, you have a lot of very good days and one very bad day.” – W. Bruce Cameron
  • “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  • “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers
  • “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” – James Thurber
  • “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “Dogs die. But dogs live, too. Right up until they die, they live. They live brave, beautiful lives. They protect their families. And love us, and make our lives a little brighter, and they don’t waste time being afraid of tomorrow.” – Dan Gemeinhart

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