10 Heartwarming Dog Quotes for National Dog Day

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Today (August 26th) is National Dog Day, and we compiled 10 heartwarming dog quotes to help you celebrate the paw-some pups in your life!

 

Yellow lab puppy Francine tilts her head for the camera as she stands on the green play structure. The graphic features the quote: "A dog wags its tail with its heart" -Martin Buxbaum

“A dog wags its tail with its heart” -Martin Buxbaum  |  Photo by Michelle Meunier

 

Yellow lab puppy Pasco lays in the golden sunlight on the grass and looks peacefully into the distance. The graphic contains the quote: “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

“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 | Photo by Julia Lancian

 

Yellow lab puppy Zane happily smiles for the camera with his tail wagging. The graphic includes the quote: “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.”―Gene Hill

“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.”―Gene Hill | Photo by Lisa Staryak

 

Patton, an adolescent black labrador retriever, sits proudly on the nature path on our Yorktown Heights campus in front of the pond. Patton wears his blue Guiding Eyes training vest. The graphic includes the quote: “Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.”―Moby

“Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.”―Moby | Photo by Zoe Bennett

 

Rosella, a black and tan German Shepherd, happily sits in front of the gorgeous pink flowers. Rosella is wearing her blue Guiding Eyes training vest. The graphic includes the quote: “Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.”―Caroline Knapp

“Fall in love with a dog, and in many ways you enter a new orbit, a universe that features not just new colors but new rituals, new rules, a new way of experiencing attachment.”―Caroline Knapp | Photo by Nikolas McCormick – 3DSV Inc

 

Susan, a black lab puppy, stands in the grass and looks up with innocent eyes. The graphic includes the quote: “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.”―Louis Sabin

“No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.”―Louis Sabin | Photo by Randi Fuchs

 

A yellow lab pokes their head through the octagon shaped cutout in the pink wooden play structure. The graphic includes the quote: “A dog has one aim in life…to bestow his heart.”―J.R. Ackerley

“A dog has one aim in life…to bestow his heart.”―J.R. Ackerley | Photo by Barb Paszul

 

Bing, an adorable black and tan German Shepherd puppy, sits on the brick walkway while wearing a colorfully striped bowtie. The graphic includes the quote: “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”—Roger Caras

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”—Roger Caras | Photo by Melissa Woodhouse

 

Fay, a yellow Labrador Retriever, lays in the grass beside the Potomac River while wearing her blue Guiding Eyes training vest. The graphic includes the quote: “Be the person your dog thinks you are.”―C.J. Frick

“Be the person your dog thinks you are.”―C.J. Frick | Photo by Joseph Gruber – Blue Marble Photography

 

Candy, a yellow lab, poses in a sit position in front of a beautiful field of sunflowers. Candy proudly wears her blue Guiding Eyes training vest. The graphic includes the quote: “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.”―Thom Jones

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.”―Thom Jones | Photo by Leslie Stephens

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