Pets Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pets quotes, pets sayings, and pets proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs. Charles De Gaulle
When a man's best friend is his dog, the dog has a problem. Edward Abbey
The way people pamper their pets is ridiculous. Have you heard the latest? Elevator paws for dachshunds. Robert Orben
I've never had any luck with pets. I once had a turtle I had to send to obedience school. Robert Orben
We have all kinds of pets. We have birds who specialize in singing; we have dogs who specialize in barking; we have cats who specialize in meowing, and we have turtles who specialize in dying. Robert Orben
Pets are kept for many reasons. Some are regarded primarily for the beauty of their bodies or their movements; others make beautiful sounds. Some are living toys; others are symbols for our desires for social status. Katherine C. Grier
Pets could furnish an 'every-fresh source of happiness to those who love them.' Olive Thorne Miller
Pets receive special attention intended to promote their well-being, at least as people understand that condition. Katherine C. Grier
The dog is unquestionably the noblest of all domestic pets, and he may be pre-eminently styled the friend of man.; for, however different dogs may be in other respects, they are all alike in being faithful and affectionate to their master Jane Loudon
Pets are important, especially for kids without brothers and sisters. They can get close to this animal and they both can grow up to love one another. Michael Robin
Pets can be introduced to encourage loving and caring responses. Marvin B. Sussman
Pets can provide very important information about how the family system is organized or disorganized. Michael Robin
Pets facilitate introduction by being social lubricants. They provide a neutral subject of conversation and perform a variety of functions as social catalysts. Jean E. Veevers
If for some reason I had to live without my pets, I would find the world a much lonelier, colder place. Charles H. Rudolph
Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. Mary Bly
Pets do not just substitute for human relationships, they complement and add to them, giving a special and unique dimension to human life. Alan M. Beck
Pets can coax smiles and words out of socially withdrawn institutionalized patients of all ages. Alan M. Beck
Pets can make psychotherapy progress faster. In children, carefully controlled studies have shown that contacts with pets and nature can reduce the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Alan M. Beck
It may seem unnecessary to describe the ways in which animals are treated like people because in some sense everyone knows that pts are sometimes people. Alan M. Beck
Feeding animals our own food right from our own hands or even our own lips is a deeply felt and solemn pleasure. It transforms that animal automatically into a pet and a companion. Alan M. Beck