Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Want to share with you some of the delightful dogs who play off-leash in Central Park in New York City before 9am and a little dog wit and wisdom.
This one is for a special friend.

"If you can't decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or a Poodle, get them all ... adopt a mutt!"

"A dog is not almost-human, and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such."
- John Holmes

"You can say any fool thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, `My God, you're RIGHT! I NEVER would've thought of that!'"
- Dave Barry

 "I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better."
- George Bird Evans

 "Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart."
- Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Dogs: The Wolf Within 

  "Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane."
- Smiley Blanton

 "Bulldogs are adorable, with faces like toads that have been sat on."
- Colette

 "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."
- John Steinbeck

 "My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpets or ruin our lives."
- Rita Rudner

 "To err is human, to forgive, canine." 

  •  "What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog."
    - Dwight D. Eisenhower

    "The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic."
    - Henry Ward Beecher

    "The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's."
    - Mark Twain

     "Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs."
    - Christopher Hampton

     I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive."
    - Gilda Radner

     "Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant."
    - Unknown

     "No matter how little money and how few possesions you own, having a dog makes you rich."
    - Louis Sabin

     "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."
    - Andrew A. Rooney

     "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
    - Mark Twain

     "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."
    - Dave Barry

     "My dog is half pit bull, half poodle. Not much of a watchdog, but a vicious gossip!"
    - Craig Shoemaker

     "I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons."
    - Will Rogers

     "A barking dog is often more useful than a sleeping lion."
    - Washington Irving

     "If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around."
    - cowboy wisdom 

     "I used to look at [my dog] Smokey and think, 'If you were a little smarter you could tell me what you were thinking,' and he'd look at me like he was saying, 'If you were a little smarter, I wouldn't have to.'"
    - Fred Jung claus

     "If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience."
    - Woodrow Wilson

     "If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater...suggest that he wear a tail."
    - Fran Lebowitz

     "You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us."
    - Robert Louis Stevenson

                             Homer, my pug
    "No man can be condemned for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog, he has a friend; and the poorer he gets, the better friend he has."
    - Will Rogers

    Thank you for stopping by. I hope these dogs and sayings added to your day and made you smile.
    Please leave a comment tell me what you think.

    Book lovers
    You'll love this magical story for children and animal lovers of all ages and the ebook is only $.99:
    The Legend of the Hermit Master by Simon Smith-Wilson

    Dog Lovers
    Would you like to contribute a few dollars to save a pug, click on this rescue:  Curly Tail Pug Rescue

    Or Collie Rescue of New England


    1. Love all your pictures! You captured man's best friend beautifully :)

    2. or woman's best friend as it were... lol Homer is adorable!

    3. Love the pictures and the sayings that went with them.

    4. Beautiful photos of beautiful dogs. Your post made me smile.