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Dog quotes for National Train Your Dog Month

January is National Train Your Dog Month.

national train your dog month

National Train Your Dog Month

Many of us love and own dogs. Dogs are perhaps America’s favorite pet.  They serve as defenders, family members, friends, helpers and maybe even psychiatrists (though we might not admit it).  Dogs offer us something increasingly rare in this world . . . unconditional love and loyalty.  As a tribute to our canine companions here is a collection of quotes from various dog lovers:

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.”— Anonymous

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.”— 19th-century American humorist Josh Billings

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”— American wildlife photographer, writer and TV personality Roger Caras

“All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers is contained in the dog.”— author Franz Kafka

“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.”—actress Gilda Radner

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”—“Peanuts” artist/creator –Charles M. Schulz

National Train Your Dog Month

National Train Your Dog Month

“I am I because my little dog knows me.”—novelist and poet Gertrude Stein

“Children and dogs are as necessary to the welfare of the country as Wall Street and the railroads.“–33rd President of the USA Harry Truman

“To err is human, to forgive canine.”–Unknown

My little dog–a heartbeat at my feet.”—writer and designer Edith Wharton

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About Will Phoenix

W. Scott Phoenix, B.A., B.S. was born in Hawaii, raised in Pennsylvania and resides in California. He has been a published writer since 1978. His work has appeared (under various names) in numerous places in print and online including Examiner.com. He is a single parent of three children and has also worked as an actor, singer and teacher. He has been employed by such publications as the Daily Collegian and the Los Angeles Times.