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34 Dog Quotes, Captions and Messages To Celebrate Your Pup

“My fashion philosophy is, if you’re not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.”

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You just took a DNA test — turns out you’re 100% obsessed with your dog. Isn’t that how the song goes? Anyway, you know it’s true. From taking 1 million photos of your precious pooch to printing almost all of them, you’re all about celebrating your furry friend. You definitely have some puppy pics in your Monthly Minis or Monthbooks, and there’s a chance you’re stumped on what to write on your text pages to really do your pooch proud. These 34 dog quotes will be a perfect tribute to your little barker and can serve as a great Instagram caption or a perfect cover for your pet tribute photo book. Get ready for some serious inspiration with these cute puppy messages.

Funny dog quotes:
  • “My fashion philosophy is, if you’re not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.” –Elayne Boosler
  • “It’s hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor.” –Katie DiCamillo
  • “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” –Josh Billings
  • “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” –Franklin P. Jones
  • “Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.” –Moby
  • “The more people I meet the more I like my dog.” –Unknown
  • “Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche
  • “If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers
  • “The greatest 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
  • “To err is human — to forgive, canine.” –Author Unknown
  • “A well trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” –Helen Thomson
  • “Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.” –Roger A. Caras
Sweet dog quotes:
  • “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” –Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  • “A dog is love’s purest shadow.” –Angie Weiland-Crosby
  • “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
  • “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.” –Louis Sabin
  • “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
  • “A dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” –Jill Abramson
  • “The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind.” –Theodorus Gaza
Touching dog quotes:
  • “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” –Roger Caras
  • “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” –Gilda Radner
  • “If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.” –Charles Yu
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” –Judy Desmond
  • “No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” –Stanley Leinwall
Loving dog quotes:
  • “No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you.” –Waka Flocka Flame
  • “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.” –Dean Koontz
  • “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 usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” –W. Bruce Cameron
  • “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” –M.K. Clinton
  • “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.” –Unknown
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