33 Happy Dog Quotes To Celebrate Our Best Friends

Dogs bring happiness into our lives in so many ways. They are loyal companions, happy-go-lucky friends, and furry family members. To celebrate the wonderful dogs in our lives, we’ve collected some of our favourite happy dog quotes. From famous authors to everyday pet owners, these quotes capture the magic that dogs bring to our lives. So sit back and enjoy this collection of 33 happy dog quotes – and be sure to share them with your favourite canine friend!

The Best Happy Dog Quotes

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

2. “It’s no coincidence that man’s best friend cannot talk.” – Unknown

3. “If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog treats in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.” – Phil Pastoret

4. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton

5. “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

6. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” – Milan Kundera

7. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.” – Mark Twain

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8. “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. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.” – Erica Jong

9. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren

10. “Dogs are miracles with paws.” – Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy

11. “A house is not a home without a dog, and there’s no love like a dog’s love.” – Charles Yu

12. “Everything I need to know, I learned from my dog: When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.” – Unknown

13. “Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

14. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams

15. “Some of my best friends are dogs.” – Gerald Durrell

16. “A dog is happy to see you, happy to be your friend, happy just because you are alive. That is true love.” – Mary Oliver

17. “Owners of dogs are happy people.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

18. “Through love and patience, you can shape your dog into the perfect companion…no matter how small.” – Pam Brown

19. “Dogs don’t need to talk in words. They speak with their hearts, and we understand them perfectly.” – Pam Brown

20. “When you have a happy dog, it makes your whole day better.” – Lucy Lawrence

21. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.” – Robert Wagner

22. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.” – Louis Sabin

23. “Dogs don’t need happy ending because they live in the happy beginning that never ends.” – Pam Brown

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

25. “Living with a happy dog is like living a happy life.” – Cynthia L Watkins

26. “Even the tiniest dogs can teach us big lessons about living with joy, optimism and faith in a better day.” – Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

27. “Raising a happy, well-adjusted dog begins with understanding the importance of play and exercise in your dog’s life.” – Karen B. London

28. “Sometimes our pets teach us more about love and compassion than any human can.” – Theo von Holt

29. “Dogs are our bridge to happiness, connecting us with feelings of joy and unconditional love that we so rarely encounter in our busy day-to-day lives.” – Pamela Leigh Richards

30. “There is nothing like the love of a happy dog.” – John Grogan

31. “The bond between dogs and their people runs so deep that it can defy all logic: your dog will love you no matter what, even if you don’t deserve it.” – Terri McMurtry

32. “The happy dog isn’t an obedient dog, it’s a dog that knows what you need before you do.” – Maria Goodavage

33. “A happy dog is one who is loved and treated with respect, while a happy human is one who has the love and companionship of a dog.” – Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Whether you’re a dog-lover or just admire our canine companions from afar, there’s no denying that dogs bring so much happiness and joy to our lives. With their unconditional love, goofy antics, and sweet natures, dogs are truly one of the best parts of life. From being faithful friends and happy-go-lucky companions, there’s just something about dogs that makes us smile.



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