14 Dog Quotes That Totally Capture Your Relationship with Your Four-Legged Friend

Nobody gets us the way Fido does. When we come home after a long day or when he snuggles up at night, there’s nothing that lifts our spirits more than that adorable furry face (even if he is slobbering all over us). We’re not saying that we love our dog more than our human relatives, but we’re also not not saying it, you know? Here, 14 dog quotes that capture the special bond between a human and their pup.

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“I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person. ” — Bill Murray

“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

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

“When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.” — Nora Ephron

“I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.” — Doris Day

“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

“My dogs have taught me to be more loving, more nurturing, and happier.”— Nicollette Sheridan

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

“I love my pets so if they are happy, I am happy … I have treated all my dogs like my kids. To me, they’re just kids I didn’t birth.” — Kristen Bell

“My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.” — Elayne Boosler

“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” — Elizabeth Taylor

“Reason No. 106 why dogs are smarter than humans: Once you leave the litter, you sever contact with your mothers.”  — Jodi Picoult

“It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”  —  Mark Twain

"My dogs are about unconditional love. It's so wonderful to walk in the door from a long day and all they want to do is be loved and to give and give." — LeAnn Rimes