Well-washed and well-combed domestic pets grow dull; they miss the stimulus of fleas.
In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.
Who loves me will love my dog also.
[Fr., Que me amat, amet et canem meum.]
The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.
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.
Old dog Tray's ever faithful;
Grief can not drive him away;
He is gentle, he is kind--
I shall never, never find
A better friend than old dog Tray!
It is nought good a sleeping hound wake.
Gentlemen of the Jury: The one, absolute, unselfish friend that
man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts
him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his
- George Graham Vest, Eulogy on the Dog,
Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot about puppies.
Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear
I have a dog of Blenheim birth,
With fine long ears and full of mirth;
And sometimes, running o'er the plain,
He tumbles on his nose:
But quickly jumping up again,
Like lightning on he goes!
For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a
living dog is better than a dead lion.
I am his Highness' dog at Kew;
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than
Do not disturb the sleeping dog.
[It., Non stuzzicare il can che dorme.]
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