Dog Quotes and Facts

Published Date: October 1st, 2007
Category: Dogs

by SANDY OBERREUTER
This page is for dog lovers who like to read different facts and quotes about dogs with a few jokes thrown in.

“A man’s soul can be judged by the way he treats his dog.”

Charles Doran

“My dog is usually pleased with what I do, because she is not infected with the concept of what I “should” be doing.”

Lonzo Idoswine

“One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.”

Chinese Proverb

“A dog is like an eternal Peter Pan, a child who never grows old and who therefore is always available t love and be loved.”

Aaron Katcher

“A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.”

Ogden Nash

DOG FACTS

The name Pug is believed to have derived from this dog’s resemblance to the pug monkey in the United Kingdom, it’s illegal to crop a dog’s ears.

The Lhasa Apso was used by the monks to guard temples.

There is a “Pooper-Scooper” law; owners that don’t scoop-up after their dog at a show are fined $100.

The ancient sight hound called the Sloughi.

The Doberman breed was created in the 1860’s by Louis Doberman, a German tax collector created the dog to protect him while he worked.

DOG JOKE

A man running a little behind schedule arrives at a movie theatre, goes in to watch the movie that has already started. As his eyes adjust to the darkness, he is surprised to see a dog sitting beside its owner in the row ahead intently watching the movie.

He seemed to be enjoying the movie, wagging his tail in the happy parts, drooping his ears at the sad parts and hiding his eyes with his paws at the scary parts.

After the movie, the man approached the dogs owner, “Jeez, your dog is really seemed to enjoy the movie, I’m amazed!”

“Yes, I’m amazed also,” came the reply “He hated the book.”

QUOTES

“A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue.”

Anonymous

“You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, “My Dog, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!”

Dave Barry

“Every boy should have two things: a dog and a mother willing to let him have one.”

Anonymous

“A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.”

Ogden Nash

“Heaven goes by favor: if it went by merit, you would stay our and your dog would go in.

Mark Twain

“Why is it that my heart is so touched whenever I meet a dog lost in our noisy streets? Why do I feel such anguished pity when I see one of these creatures coming and going, sniffing everyone, frightened, despairing of even finding it’s master?”

Emil Zola

FACTS

The penalty for killing a greyhound in ancient Egypt was equal to the penalty of killing a man.

Dogs have three eyelids. They have an upper and lower eyelid and a third one inside of the other two, which gives their eyes extra protection from dirt and dust.

A miniature version of the Australian Shepherd called the North American Shepherd.

Alaskan Klu Kai originated in the United States.

The Westminster Dog Show is the second oldest, consecutively held sporting event in America. Established in 1877, it pre-dates the invention of the light bulb, automobile and the zipper.

In 2004, a Basset Hound Named Jack, from Fulda, Germany, holds the record for the longest ears, measuring 33.2cm or just over 13 inches.

Two Dog Owners

Two dog owners were bragging about the intelligence of their

pets.

“The brightest dog I ever had,” said one, “was a Great Dane that

used to play cards. He was a whiz at poker, but finally a friend

complained about him and I had him put to sleep.”

“You had him put to sleep, a bright dog like that? A dog like

that would be worth a million dollars.”

“Had to”, he replied, “Caught him using marked cards.”

QUOTES

“The Heimlich maneuver works on house pets. My pit bull was choking on his dinner. I squeezed his stomach and the neighbor’s cat shot right out.”

Scott Wood

“If your dog thinks you’re the greatest person in the world, don’t seek a second opinion.”

Jim Fiebig

“Every dog should have a man of his own. There is nothing like a well-behaved person around the house to spread the dog’s blanket for him, or bring him his supper when he comes home man-tired at night.”

Corey Ford

“If a dog’s prayers were answered, bones would rain from the sky.”

Old Proverb

“Dogs are animals that poop in public and you’re suppose to pick it up. After a week of doing this, you’ve got to ask yourself, “Who’s the real master in this relationship?”

Anthony Griffin

Sandy Oberreuter has a web site on small dog breeds but also on the most popular dogs that include dogs good with children and seniors, finding the best vets and breeders and much more. Visit http://www.small-dogbreeds

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