10 PAWfect Quotes to Celebrate National Dog Day 2021

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Happy National Dog Day, friends! To celebrate this special day, we collected ten quotes that really capture the heart of our canine companions.

A quotation graphic including an image of Larson, a male yellow lab puppy, happily sits at the sunflower field and looks up with a big smile. A large, bright sunflower is visible in the background above Larson's head.

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”

-Orhan Pamuk

Photo Credit: CJ Sturges

A quotation graphic featuring black and tan coated German shepherd, Monarch. Monarch, dressed in her blue training vest, proudly sits in front of a statue and looks toward the camera.

“Everything I know, I learned from dogs.”

-Nora Roberts

Photo Credit: Colin Wright

A quotation graphic featuring Arlo, a male black lab puppy, as he sits on the black woven door mat and curiously tilts his head at the camera. Arlo wears a light green collar with his name on his neck.

“Every dog must have his day.”

-Jonathan Swift

Photo Credit: Mallory Lynch

A quotation graphic featuring Ward, a black and tan German shepherd puppy, as he sits in the grass and looks out into the distance. Ward has one ear standing up and one ear folded over.

“You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.”

-W. Bruce Cameron

Photo Credit: Jenna Miladin

A quotation graphic featuring male black lab Alden. Alden sits in the cobblestone street and looks up with a focused expression. Alden is proudly wearing his blue Guiding Eyes training vest.

“The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.”

-Konrad Lorenz

Photo Credit: Nazik Elmekki

A quotation graphic featuring a yellow lab puppy during their home socialization visit with a volunteer. The puppy rests on the stone walkway in a down position and looks attentively toward the camera.

“My fashion philosophy is: if you’re not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.”

-Elayne Boosler

Photo Credit: Mallory Lynch

A quotation graphic featuring yellow labs Lancelot and Scooter on the beach. The pups, damp from some playtime in the water, both pose with their front paws placed on a large piece of driftwood.

“Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.”

-Dean Koontz

Photo Credit: Hailey Magenheim

A quotation graphic featuring Odyssey, a black lab guide dog in her leather guide dog harness. Odyssey poses for the camera proudly on the nature path during a beautiful spring day.

“The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.”

-Robert Falcon Scott

Photo Credit: Zoe Bennett

A quotation graphic featuring yellow lab guide dog Bea. Bea lays on the paved path and looks toward the camera while wearing her leather guide dog harness.

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

-Robert Wagner

Photo Credit: Zoe Bennett

A quotation graphic featuring Mackenzie, a yellow lab. Mackenzie, dressed in a floral bandana, poses in a sit in front of some bright red and orange tulips in New York City.

“Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.”

-Caroline Knapp

Photo Credit: Lisa Staryak

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