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673 Inspirational Dog Training Quotes (2023)

1. “What appears to be resistance is often a lack clarity.” Chip Heath


2. “Being a professional isn’t about not making mistakes. You’re going to make mistakes. You will get over it. Learn to forgive yourself. It’s about how you deal with those mistakes that makes you a professional. Marc Goldberg


3. You Know, A Dog Can Snap You Out Of Any Kind Of Bad Mood That You’re In Faster Than You Can Think Of


4. “Discipline isn’t about showing a dog who’s boss; it’s about taking


5. “If something is heavily reinforced, persistence will be the first reaction to failure.” Jay Jack


6. “Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mail man is not to be trusted” – Really true!


7. “Boring socialization can be a good socialization.” It’s hours of boredom punctuated with moments of sheer terror.” Chad Mackin


8. “The only ones who care if you lose the lure are other dog trainers.” Josh Moran


9. “Practicing when you’re not ready to learn is not a good idea.” – Ivan Balabanov


10. “The old saw about old dogs and new tricks only applies to certain people.” – Daniel Pinkwater


11. “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 (former president of the United States)


12. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.” – Mark Twain


13. Giving your dog the right training is like educating them. It will build trust and let them know what to expect and how to behave in certain situations


14. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” – Dean Koontz


15. “Do not permit what you cannot do to interfere with what you can do.” ~ Coach John Wooden


16. A happy dog leads a balanced dog life. You love to run, jump and play. More importantly, you love to snuggle. You love peanut butter. You are the perfect dog. Give your dog plenty of mental stimulation, and the chances that he or she develops behavioural problems are greatly reduced


17. “So what is the fallout for dogs of the Lassie myth? As soon as you bestow intelligence and morality, you bestow the responsibility that goes along with them. In other words, if the dog knows it’s wrong to destroy furniture yet deliberately and maliciously does it, remembers the wrong he did and feels guilt, it feels like he merits a punishment2, doesn’t it? That’s just what dogs have been getting - a lot of punishment. We set them up for all kinds of punishment by overestimating their ability to think. Interestingly, it’s the “cold” behaviorist model that ends up giving dogs a much better crack at meeting the demands we make of them. The myth gives problems to dogs they cannot solve and then punishes them for failing. And the saddest thing is that the main association most dogs have with that punishment is the presence of their owner. This puts a pretty twisted spin on loooving dogs ‘cause they’re so smart, doesn’t it?”


18. “A dog will make eye contact. A cat will, too, but a cat’s eyes don’t even look entirely warm-blooded to me, whereas a dog’s eyes look human except less guarded. A dog will look at you as if to say, ‘What do you want me to do for you? I’ll do anything for you.’ Whether a dog can in fact, do anything for you if you don’t have sheep [I never have] is another matter. The dog is willing.” – Roy Blount Jr. (Author, Now, Where Were We?)


19. Train your dog to be the best you. A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. What a dog does, he does for you. What a man does for his friends, he does for God. Every dog has his day, but there is no better friend than a man who spreads happiness and positivity around him at all times


20. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” – Roger A. Caras (Author, A Dog Is Listening: The Way Some of Our Closest Friends View Us)


21. “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


22. Training your dog is no different than training yourself. The more you learn and practice, the better you train them. A dog’s body language is like a little book. If you learn the language of their body, you can teach them anything


23. “Proof of social cognition means that dogs aren’t just Pavlovian learning machines. It means that dogs are sentient beings, and this has startling consequences for the dog-human relationship.”


24. “Bes’ dog you’ll ever see,’ he repeated without a hint of embarrassment. ‘Won’t work for me, mind, only for the bloke what trained ‘im.”


25. “Accumulation does not necessarily mean that you know everything.” – Ivan Balabanov


26. “Dogs don’t lie around lazily, they decorate the room” – Author Unknown


27. There are many ways to train your dog, and everyone has their favourite. So how do you choose what works best for your dog? People and their pets need to keep the training fun. After all, the two of you can learn from one another. We’ll also show you how to be a better dog trainer while your pet gives back by learning new skills


28. “Aggression in a dog is similar to aggression in a human. We're both scared of what we don't understand, and our need to protect leads to aggression. Changing that aggression in a dog is more complex because the dog doesn't speak English, so I had to learn to speak dog.”


29. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success” – Dale Carnegie


30. “A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.” -Jack London


31. “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” -W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Journey


32. Training a dog remains a challenge we will always remember. It was like trying to teach a child who never listens and has an attention span of a 5-year-old. Training a dog is not rocket science. It’s just common sense and following a few rules


33. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx


34. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart” – Judy Desmond


35. “Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except the very best.” ~ Henry Van Dyke


36. “Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?” – Saint Basil


37. “The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind” – Theodorus Gaza


38. “The little moments you have with your dog mean the world.” -Anonymous


39. “I have caught more ills from people sneezing over me and giving me virus infections than from kissing dogs.” – Barbara Woodhouse


40. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.”


41. “I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason.” – Jarod Kintz (author, This Book is Not FOR SALE)


42. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin P. Jones (humourist)


43. “The teacher’s goal is to create students who transcend the teacher.” – Eugene Burger


44. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.” -Cesar Millan


45. “It is not a problem unless it’s actually a problem.” Chad Mackin


46. “Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts (author, The Search)


47. “The increase in the aggressive tendencies in


48. “Anthropomorphism would be a rather empty exercise if all it did was paste human labels onto animal behavior. American biologist Gordon Burghardt has called for a critical anthropomorphism, in which we use human intuition and knowledge of an animal’s natural history to formulate research questions. … Serving as a means rather than an end, critical anthropomorphism is a valuable source of hypotheses.”


49. “The closer another species is to us, the more anthropomorphism will assist our understanding of [them] and the greater will be the danger of anthropodenial. Conversely, the most distant a species is from us, the greater the risk that anthropomorphism will propose questionable similarities.”


50. “There are no hard-and-fast rules. That is the only hard and quick rule.” Captain Arthur Haggerty


51. “While it is true that dogs and wolves share a common ancestor, that does not mean that dogs are descended from wolves. This is an important distinction. The evolutionary trajectories of wolves and dogs diverged when some of the “wolf-dogs” started hanging out with proto-humans. … Modern wolves behave differently from dogs, and they have different social structures. Their brains are different too. Interpreting dog behavior through the lens of wolf behavior is even worse than anthropomorphizing: it’s a human anthropomorphizing wolf behavior and using that flawed impression as an analogy for dog behavior.”


52. Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole. -Roger Caras


53. If you give your dog the proper attention and care, both in terms of training and exercise, the results will be satisfactory for the owner and the dog


54. “Training often fails because people expect way too much of the animal and way too little of themselves.” -Bob Bailey


55. Dogs are like people. They each have their personalities, quirks, and preferences. That’s why we created a treat that’s specifically formulated for your dog’s individual needs


56. “It’s much easier to steer than to stop a dog.” Chad Mackin


57. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” -Mark Twain


58. Dogs all respond to a certain approach, from puppies to adults. We’ll learn how to communicate with your furry friend. The best way to train your dog is just as important as the methods to achieve it. Training your dog is not only a way to keep him out of trouble, but it’s also an activity you can do together


59. “Be the person your dog thinks you are.” -J.W. Stevens


60. “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


61. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” -Ann Landers


62. “True empathy is not self-focused but other-oriented. Instead of making humanity the measure of all things, we need to evaluate other species by what they are. I am sure we will discover many magic wells, including some as yet beyond our imagination.”


63. “Dogs never bite me. Just Humans” – Marilyn Monroe


64. “Reason number 106 why dogs are smarter than humans: once you leave the litter, you sever contact with your mothers.” – Jodi Picoult


65. “There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale


66. There are several important things for any dog owner to remember, including ensuring your pet gets enough exercise and balanced training


67. Dogs are loyal creatures, and with proper care, you will get back all the joy you put into your dog. You need to spend time, reward behaviour, and make corrections. It’s important to take the time to teach your new dog the rules of living with humans and how we expect him to behave


68. “You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.”


69. “Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mail man is not to be trusted” -Sian Ford


70. “Stubborn is a good thing. If they are doing the wrong thing they are stubborn. If they are doing the right thing they are ‘committed’ … just get them stubborn on the right thing.” -Chad Mackin


71. “The Best Therapist Has Fur And Four Legs. ”


72. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.. that’s why we recommend it daily.” ~ Zig Zigler


73. “The capacity for love that makes dogs such rewarding companions has a flip-side: They find it difficult to cope without us. Since we humans programmed this vulnerability, it’s our responsibility to ensure that our dogs do not suffer as a result.” – John Bradshaw (author, Dog Sense )


74. Dogs are like children—they need direction and discipline. Dogs are our best friends; like children, they need direction and discipline to make the most of their potential. Dogs are loyal and creative, but they also need direction. This can only come from firm leadership, discipline and training


75. Dogs are a man’s best friend. They love unconditionally and are faithful companions throughout life. Dogs are a man’s best friend. Dogs are loyal and affectionate creatures who will never leave or forsake you


76. “If you want your dog to stop pulling on the leash, don’t use the leash to force him to do so.” Chad Mackin


77. “Apparently dogs are the answer to all life’s problems.” -Abby Jimenez, Life’s Too Short


78. “There is only one smartest dog in the world, and every boy has it” – Louis Sabin


79. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – Thom Jones


80. “The dog always dies. Go to the library and pick out a book with an award sticker and a dog on the cover. Trust me, that dog is going down.” – Gordon Korman


81. There are two types of people in life: those who try to understand and those who try to teach. Dogs may not understand you at first, but you must teach them to train them


82. “It doesn’t matter what it is; it’s about how it can be.” Dr. Seuss


83. A well-trained dog is a happy dog. If your dog is less than perfect, don’t worry. Well-trained dogs are more relaxed, confident, and easier to live with. If you have a dog, please take heed. They’re eager to learn and look up to you. The more you interact with your dog, the happier it will be


84. “Reason No. 106 why dogs are smarter than humans: Once you leave the litter, you sever contact with your mothers.” – Jodi Picoult (My Sister’s Keeper)


85. Learning is a two-way street between you and your furry friend. It’s important to have fun training him so that he will enjoy the time with you and look forward to more adventures in the future. The wonderful thing about dog ownership is that it gives you a chance to teach great life lessons to your furry friend


86. “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” – Aldous Huxley


87. “Large field socialization is like putting a troubled animal in a field full motivational speakers.” Jason Vasconi


88. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen” – Author Unknown


89. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” —Ben Williams


90. “People who think they need high-pressure methods or tools—pinch collars or electric appliances—to train a dog have no clue how to train a dog well. Training, both as a hobby and as a profession, should be pleasant for the dog and the handler. It should be a successful learning process that yields progress for both parties. If training becomes a torment for the handler or the dog, then both parties are on the wrong track.”


91. “A dog can express more with his tail in minutes than his owner can express with his tongue in hours.” -Author Unknown


92. “Dogs Are Not Our Whole Life, But They Make Our Lives Whole. ”


93. “The worst dog I’ve ever seen, was raised by a behavioral psychologist.” – Dr. Jorden B. Peterson


94. Let your puppy enjoy the adventure by leading the way on its first walk. Explore and sniff at every new sight they come across


95. We’ll help you find a place your dog will love, explore and enjoy. We’ve covered you, whether it’s the beach or the city. A dog’s bark is not nearly as scary as his bite


96. Train your dog to listen. Good things come to those who train their dogs. Some people are just better at training dogs than others. It doesn’t matter where you go or what you do, as long as you are with your dog. You may be training an enemy if you are not training your dog


97. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” -Groucho Marx


98. “Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” – Dorothy Hinshaw


99. “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” – James Thurber (author, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)


100. A well-trained dog is a happy dog. Leave the dog exercise to the dog and the dog exercise to you. We make it easy for dog lovers like you to ditch the dog walker and head out with your dog on fun adventures. Dogs are so much smarter than people give them credit for. All they need is a task, and they’ll work it out!


101. “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” – Albert Einstein


102. “I asked this heroic pet lover how it felt to have died for a Schnauzer named Teddy. Salvador Biagiani was philosophical. He said it sure beat dying for absolutely nothing in the Vietnam War.” – Kurt Vonnegut (author, God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian )


103. “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” – Aldous Huxley (author, Brave New World)


104. “Yet I have become convinced that, in this regard at least, a hint of anthropomorphism is permissible, even proper. Acknowledging dogs’ loving nature is the only way to make sense of them. What’s more, ignoring their need for love — yes, as I’ll explain shortly, dogs do need love — is as unethical as denying them a healthy diet and exercise.”


105. “Training a dog requires patience, repetition, and consistency. But the rewards of a well-trained dog are immeasurable.” – Stanley Coren


106. “The effectiveness and efficiency of a punishmenter depends on its ability to instruct.” – Dr. Ian Dunbar


107. Good dog training takes time and effort. The relationship between a dog owner and their dog can be complex, but there are ways to better your training methods. Training your dog is like training a child. Consistency and patience are key. Your dog is the person you trust most in the world


108. “Dogs ask for so little but deserve so much.” -Unknown


109. Training a dog is like putting on a new pair of shoes. You have to try them; that’s why trying out training is the best thing you can ever do. Training your dog may seem tough initially, but it’s inevitable when you look at the big picture


110. “If you’re uncomfortable around my dog, I’m happy to lock you in the other room when you come over.” –Author Unknown


111. “Dogs come into out lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.” – Author Unknown


112. “Eighty Percent of success is showing up”


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


114. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not mans.” – Mark Twain


115. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.” – Doris Day


116. “Reason number 106 why dogs are smarter than humans: once you leave the litter, you sever contact with your mothers.” -Jodi Picoult


117. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success that some people will ever have is when they take a bite out of you! “ ~ Zig Zigler


118. A dog is a great friend. He wags his tail, licks your face, and will even give you a hug when you least expect it. A dog is a love of a lifetime. All dogs are best friends, even if, to others, you may be just a stranger


119. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.” – Doris Day (actress)


120. “Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.” Basil King


121. “When I’m training a dog, I develop a relationship with that dog. He’s my buddy, and I want to make training fun.” –Dr Ian Dumbar


122. “To chase a dog is merely to teach it to run away.”


123. “Some people dream of worthy accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.”


124. “Everything I know, I learned from dogs.”


125. Balanced dog training is not about being harsh and disciplined. It’s simple – when you walk into your home, your dog will know what to eat, where to go and how to behave


126. “Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?"


127. “Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.” -Sue Murphy


128. “Dogs have more love than integrity. They’ve been true to us, yes, but they haven’t been true to themselves.” – Clarence Day


129. “Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them – we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.


130. “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For, after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.”


131. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. ” – Roger A. Caras


132. Because owning a dog is like having your naughty puppy who just makes everything better. Healthy habits start with us, the ones who love our dogs. Feed them well and often, give them space and rest when they need it, and above all else, be kind


133. “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Winston Churchill


134. Like children, dogs can be difficult to train. Behavioural training is just as important as obedience training. A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he hates you. The best way to train your dog is to let it tell you what it’s thinking. The only thing you need to teach your dog is patience


135. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” -Kinky Friedman


136. “It’s tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won’t drink from my glass.” – Rodney Dangerfield


137. “Intelligent dogs rarely want to please people whom they do not respect.” – W.R. Koehler


138. “Animals like novelty if they can choose to investigate it; they fear novelty if you shove it in their faces.”


139. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain


140. “There is a crack in everything God has made” (i.e. don’t expect perfection)


141. “My goal with every client is, they don’t need me anymore.” Robin McFarlane


142. ”One Way To Get The Most Out Of Life, Is To Look Upon It As An Adventure”


143. “Do what is best for your dog.” Captain Arthur Haggerty


144. “Training a dog is like teaching a child. You have to be patient, consistent, and show them love every step of the way.” – Cesar Millan


145. “It’s Not What We Have In Life, But Who We Have In Our Lives That Matters”


146. “Run the course like each one is your last. Make it a run th


147. “It takes substantial knowledge just to realize how ignorant you are.” – Dr. Thomas Sowell


148. “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor (actress)


149. “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods” – Christopher Hitchens (Author, The Portable Atheist )


150. “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.”


151. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers (humourist)


152. “Dogs are our link to paradise."


153. “When I address Fred I never have to raise either my voice or my hopes.”


154. It’s all about balance. Balance is the key to a balanced life, even for a dog


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


156. “Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”


157. “Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul, chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” – Anne Tyler


158. “I sometimes look into the face of my dog Stan and see a wistful sadness and existential angst, when all he is actually doing is slowly scanning the ceiling for flies.” – Merrill Markoe (author, Nose Down, Eyes Up )


159. “The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.” – Henry Ward


160. “As wonderful as dogs can be, they are famous for missing the point.” – Jean Ferris (author, Once Upon a Marigold)


161. The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. -Mohandas Gandhi


162. “You don’t rise to the occasion; you sink to your level of training.” Pat Stuart


163. “In veterinary medicine we have long known the post vaccination sequele that results in seizures, epilepsy other demyelization diseases. We have as a profession acted "dumb" in recognizing the training difficulties, regression from socialization, increase in aggressiveness, development of phobias, attention deficit disorders, increased anxiety, irritability and a whole host of behavioral disorders that parallel what they have found in children and adult humans following vaccine administration. As a veterinary homeopath I have many, many cases where the vaccine has brought these events on distemper and rabies more frequently but any of the vaccines seem capable.”


164. “When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying, “Let’s go, let’s go,” and ceilings start to move up.” ~ Zig Zigler


165. “Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin Jones


166. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Shultz (cartoonist, Peanuts)


167. “How about we have some empathy? Look…. Dogs cover like 20 miles a day if left to their own. And they travel at like 4 mph. With a social connection of like 50 yards! We cover like 10 (in a natural setting). At like 2 mph. And we have a social connection of like 10 ft.


168. “Stress is like an allergic person's reaction to the environment. If you have hay fever, you will probably be able to tolerate some allergens. When you really have trouble is when you are exposed to several allergens over too short a period of time. This is a classic case of "the straw that broke the camel's back". Given a number of stressors in a short time, just about any dog may behave aggressively.”


169. If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am. -Charles Yu


170. “Life is a series of dogs.” – George Carlin


171. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog” – Konrad Lorenz (zoologist)


172. “Anticipation can be the genesis for motivation.” Chad Mackin


173. “Handle every situation like a dog. If you can’t eat it or play with it, just pee on it and walk away.” –Author Unknown


174. “I am going to share with you the very essential (yet very simple) philosophies, strategies, tactics, techniques, tips, and tricks that you need to know to successfully and quickly house-train as well as instill obedience in your GSD puppy – even if you receive your puppy earlier than the recommended 8-week earliest recommended safe age (as I did) for separation of a puppy from his/her mother and siblings. Understanding dog-psychology is simple and there are only a few essential (yet very simple) things that you need to understand – but you need to understand them well! The photojournal format makes it conducive to offer helpful tactics, techniques, tips, and tricks that can be accompanied by illustrative photos (when necessary) that are spread throughout the book.”


175. “What I like most about people is their dogs.” – Author Unknown


176. Never forget to learn new tricks while teaching or training your dog


177. “The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his.” – James Thurber (author, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)


178. “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 (Author, The Unbearable Lightness of Being)


179. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” -Dean Koontz, A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog


180. “Just thinking that my dog loves and cares more about me than I do, makes me feel ashamed.” – Konrad Lorenz


181. “If you don’t understand how something works, it is impossible to improve upon it.” – Ivan Balabanov


182. It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. -Carl Sagan


183. “I like dogs. You always know what a dog is thinking. It has four moods. Happy, sad, cross and concentrating. Also, dogs are faithful and they do not tell lies because they cannot talk.” -Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


184. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.” -Samuel Butler


185. Pet training isn’t always easy. That’s why we’re here to help you. Training a dog is more like training an owner. Owner training makes dogs and their owners look good


186. “In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” – Edward Hoagland


187. “The best dog training technique is the one that the client actually uses.” – Sarah Dixon


188. “The biggest problem with positive reinforcement is how well it works, until it doesn’t.” Pat Stuart


189. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment” – Buddha


190. “I don’t feel at home without some dog hair” – Author Unknown


191. “I don’t think twice about picking up my dog’s poop, but if another dog’s poop is next to it, I think, ‘Eww, dog poop!” – Jonah Goldberg


192. “Understand, a poorly socialized, but friendly dog can easily start a fight he’s not looking or prepared for. If I tried to hug every stranger I saw, someone would probably punch me in my face. Chad Mackin


193. “I know why God spelled backwards is Dog”


194. Train your dog, not just teach them. Training your dog is an act of love and respect. The rewards are endless! Proper training will give your dog a lifelong sense of security and trust. The benefits are endless


195. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner (comedian)


196. “Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.” – Roger A. Caras


197. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren (psychologist and author, The Intelligence of Dogs)


198. “If the dog clearly displays motivation and is looking for the correct answer, then more intensity in the aversive will not be of any benefit.” – Ivan Balabanov


199. “The best way to learn how to enjoy life is from a dog” – Nils Sandmann


200. “Among the things in my life that I thank God for the most, is the love He gave me for animals. My heart would be emptier, and life would be less without them.”


201. “Does he bite? No, he swallows everything whole!” – Author Unknown


202. “A dog desires affection more than its dinner. Well – almost.” – Charlotte Gray


203. “There are easier ways, you know, of showing how much inferior you are to a dog than by kicking him.”


204. “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that dogs think humans are nuts.” -John Steinbeck


205. “He learns a bit more slowly than a shepherd dog, but what he learns he knows forever. The Rottweiler is a very fine character dog, but not everybody is suitable for this type of dog.”


206. “Nobody should be allowed to have a baby until they have first been required to train a chicken”


207. “A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” – Josh Billings (humourist)


208. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras (photographer and writer)


209. “Science has so far been unable to tell us how self-aware dogs are, much less whether they have anything like our conscious thoughts. This is not surprising, since neither scientists nor philosophers can agree about what the consciousness of humans consists of, let alone that of animals.” – John Bradshaw (author, Dog Sense)


210. “Those who teach the most about humanity aren’t always human.” -Donald L. Hicks


211. “I feel sorry for people who don’t have dogs. I hear they have to pick up food they drop on the floor.” – Author Unknown


212. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” – Dean Koontz (Author, False Memory)


213. “Change your thoughts and you change your world” ~ Norman Vincent Peale


214. Puppy training has never been easier. We all know that dogs love to listen to their owners, but sometimes, they need a little push in the right direction. If your dog doesn’t listen to your commands, give them this extra incentive with a tasty treat!


215. “Training is a loop, a two-way communication in which an event at one end of the loop changes events at the other, exactly like a cybernetic feedback system; yet many psychologists treat their work as something they do to a subject, not with the subject.” -Karen Pryor, Don’t Shoot the Dog!: The New Art of Teaching and Training


216. “Animals don’t lie. Animals don’t criticize. If animals have moody days, they handle them better than humans do.”


217. “The way to get the dog on your team is not through deprivation of alternatives.”


218. “If you’re uncomfortable around my dog, I’m happy to lock you in the other room when you come over.” – Author Unknown


219. If you’re not training your dog, you may be training an enemy. Training your dog is a long-term investment in your relationship with them. It’s simple. If you’re not training your dog, you’re asking for trouble. Your dog is as much your pet as it is your family. It’s your job to teach them acceptable behaviour and what is not


220. “Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.” – Bonnie Wilcox


221. “We have to use exercise, discipline and affection every day. Most of the time people share affection, affection, affection, and that creates frustration. In a powerful breed, that’s going to lead him into aggression. So exercise and discipline play a big role in balance.” -Ceasar Millan


222. “Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.” – Agatha Christie


223. ‘Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body,but rather to skid in sideways – Chardonnay in one hand – chocolate in the other – body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ‘WOO HOO, What a Ride’


224. “Training”Training for motivation” is not the same thing as training for compliance. – Tecla Walton


225. “Group class is the best way to learn how to be a great trainer.” Chad Mackin


226. Rewards will always be on the table for you and your pet, but our community will also offer tips to help you deal with your pup when they act up


227. Even the best-behaved dogs occasionally have a problem with squirrels. It’s startling, amusing, and completely captivates your dog. It’s hard to break the habit too. Dogs chase squirrels. It’s just what they do. Squirrels are small, fast and unpredictable, which are the perfect ingredients for a chase. However, not all dogs chase squirrels


228. “The dog has got more fun out of man than man has got out of the dog, for man is the more laughable of the two animals.” – James Thurber


229. “There are no bad dogs or bad humans, just inappropriate behavior.” -Shannon Riley-Coyner The Evolution of Dog Training: From choke chains to clickers, uncovering the secrets to having a well behaved dog


230. “My fashion philosophy is, if you're not covered in dog hair, your life is empty."


231. “A well trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” – Helen Thomson


232. “Bliss Is The Result Of A Silent Conversation Between Me And My Dog”


233. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”


234. “It takes whatever time it takes.” Unknown


235. You don’t have to live in an expensive neighbourhood or give your expensive dog toys to have a great dog. Good things come in small packages; sometimes, they come from unexpected places and balanced training


236. Before you start training your dog, you should learn about the personality and temperament of the breed. When considering the adoption of a new pet, it’s important to evaluate your needs and understand the personality of the dog you want to bring into your home


237. “Just because we can apply pressure to a dog does not mean that we should rely upon it.” Pat Nolan


238. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles De Gaulle


239. Walking the dog will be like a game of hiding and seek. The dog runs ahead to find an interesting scent, then comes back for you to check it out. Once you’re done, your dog takes off again for the next scent


240. “Stubbornness can be a positive thing. They will be stubborn if they do the wrong things. They are committed if they do the right thing. Just get them to be stubborn about the right thing. Chad Mackin


241. “Training is a way of developing our ability to communicate with our dogs.” -Suzanne Clothier


242. “I can’t do everything I want, but I can put a smile on my dog’s face. Making him happy makes me happy.” -Oliver Markus Malloy, Inside The Mind Of An Introvert


243. “Understand, a poorly socialized, but friendly dog can easily start a fight he’s not looking or prepared for. If I ran up to every stranger I met and tried to hug them, sooner or later someone would punch me in the face.”


244. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – Mark Twain


245. “One of life’s greatest challenges is not being able to believe you are right but knowing enough to be wrong.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson


246. “Aggression in a dog is similar to aggression in a human. We re both scared of what we don't understand, and our need to protect leads to aggression. Changing that aggression in a dog is more complex because the dog doesn't speak English, so I had to learn to speak dog.”


247. “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.” -Charles M. Schulz


248. “Without my dog my wallet would be full my house would be clean but my heart would be empty.” – Author Unknown


249. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe


250. “Dogs negotiate through violence threat and escalation.” Jay Jack


251. “This is the magic secret of dog training — lose control over yourself and you at once lose control of the dog. Your strongest and most irresistible weapon is iron patience.” -Albert Payson Terhune, Gray Dawn


252. “When conflict is inescapable and it has been learned that making a "wrong" decision can have severe emotionally or physically painful consequences, then we have the makings of stress, anxiety, and aggression.”


253. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.”


254. “It’s just you and me, babe” 🙂


255. “A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.” – Barack Obama


256. “My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog!” -Greg Curtis


257. “I once decided not to date a guy because he wasn’t excited to meet my dog. I mean, this was like not wanting to meet my mother.” -Bonnie Schacter


258. “My actions will follow my expectations.” ~ Joel Osteen


259. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” – Roger Caras


260. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog."


261. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.”


262. ” You can get everything in life you want, if you can just help enough other people get what they want.” ~ Zig Zigler


263. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull (author, The Wedding Bargain)


264. Training your dog using positive reinforcement is quick, efficient, and rewarding. In dog training, you can’t use force if your dog doesn’t understand the concept of force. One dog is much easier to train than ten


265. Dogs are man’s best friends. They may not pass you a bone during dinner or look sexy in a suit, but they have plenty of other, more important qualities to make up for it. Friendship is a beautiful thing worth protecting and cherishing. And a big part of that is the special bond between humans and dogs


266. “A boy can learn a lot from a dog — obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down. ” – Robert Benchley


267. “It’s just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn’t it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal.” -John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World’s Worst Dog


268. “Everything I need to know I learned from my dog.”


269. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers (advice columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times)


270. “There are no bad dogs or bad humans, just inappropriate behavior.”


271. “Properly trained, a man can be a dog’s best friend.” – Corey Ford


272. “I’m a lot less cranky when it’s just me and my dog.” – Bob Peterson


273. Simple actions and techniques will greatly impact how you teach your dog. It’s true; if you don’t teach your dog some of the basics, he’ll end up causing havoc in your home


274. “Timing is the difference between making it better and making it worse. – Ralf Weber


275. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.” – Louis Sabin


276. There are several effective dog training methods. Positive reinforcement is one of the best ways to teach a new trick. Treats, praise and love are great reinforcements that help teach basic commands such as sit and stay. But to enforce corrections, you must employ a sharp correction of tone and leash


277. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog.”


278. “Pattern + Relevance = Respond” – Chad Mackin


279. “Dogs Have A Way Of Finding The People Who Need Them, And Filling The Emptiness We Didn’t Ever Know We Had”


280. “If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.” – James Thurber


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


282. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”– Josh Billings (humourist)


283. “The defining trait of dogs is their interspecies social intelligence, an ability to intuit what humans and other animals are thinking. … Dogs great social intelligence means that they probably also have a high capacity for empathy.”


284. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” – Stanley Coren


285. “People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.” -Ashly Lorenzana


286. “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 (author, The Grapes of Wrath)


287. “If you don’t train me, don’t blame me.” -Unknown


288. “Be alert as you watch a dog at play or at rest. Let the animal teach you to feel at home in the now, to celebrate life by being completely present. You just watch the tail … with some dogs you just look at them – just a little look is enough – and their tail goes …’ Life is good! Life is good!’ And they are not telling themselves a story of why life is good. It’s a direct realization.”


289. Stay on your leash, even if you don’t want to. Be the kind of dog owner who would love to see their dog’s every move. How you teach your dog will greatly impact his behaviour, so start with the training basics


290. “Repetition makes you successful and consistency increases your success.” Unknown


291. “Failure is an event not a person, yesterday ended last night” ~ Zig Zigler


292. “Dogs don’t necessarily need structure, they need clarity.”


293. It’s never too late to take up a new hobby, pet-friendly or not. In the same way, you want to train your dog to respond correctly; you want to train yourself with positive self-talk so that you can respond appropriately—often calmly and collectedly


294. “My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day with my blankie, my cat, and my dog.” – Anne Lamott


295. “I can lure with all the best of them but why would you want to?” Bart Bellon


296. Training your dog is about creating habits, so we’ll show you some of the most effective ways to teach your dog the basics


297. “Every trainer I spoke to, though advocating methods as contradictory as Koehler and pharmacological behaviorism, agreed on four basic principles. They are magic principles, and so important that training may not help dogs living without them, while some dogs living with them require little formal training. • Magic principle #1: Don’t be nuts! • Magic principle #2: Puppies are baby dogs • Magic principle #3: Exercise your dog • Magic principle #4: Give your dog a job.” -Donald McCaig, Mr. and Mrs. Dog: Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies


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


299. “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment to animals.” – Immanuel Kant


300. “I am responsible what I say.” “I am not responsible for the things you hear.” Bart Bellon


301. “The key point is that anthropomorphism is not always as problematic as people think. To rail against it for the sake of scientific objectivity often hides a pre-Darwinian mindset, one uncomfortable with the notion of humans as animals.”


302. “Your dog is trying to do its best with the information that you provide.” Unknown


303. “And so I learned by observation, interaction, and experience - as well as active study and research - growing up and throughout my life how to understand dog-psychology, how to behave around dogs, and how to physically handle them (without fear or worry of being bitten) if/when necessary. I've had both good and bad experiences with countless dogs thus yielding many lessons learned as well as useful insights which will be shared with you throughout the course of this book.”


304. “… and he follows obedience with commitment.


305. Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz


306. Your dog will love learning new tricks and commands with the help of an expert dog Trainer. Using a combination of positive reinforcement and tasty, healthy treats, your dog will learn all the basics they need to know, including sit, stay, come when called, leave it and more


307. “Revenge and temper tantrums have absolutely no place in dog training — you must not let training turn into a spectacle of one dumb animal hurting another.” -U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Military Working Dog Training Handbook


308. “If your dog thinks you’re the greatest person in the world, don’t seek a second opinion.” – Jim Fiebig


309. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” – Ann Landers


310. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Turnbull


311. “Old dogs or new dogs, all dogs will leave paw prints on your heart and carry you to the light.” This is a quote I made up. It is true and from the heart, please consider adding it to this wonderful collection. put it from – C.S.Gurr


312. “It’s not what’s in front of you that blocks your way, it’s what’s inside of you that holds you back” ~ Robin Williams


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


314. “Find a good game, get it out of their sex, and give them a good rub down.” Jay Jack


315. “Stubborn is a good thing. If they are doing the wrong thing they are stubborn. If they are doing the right thing they are ‘committed’ … just get them stubborn on the right thing.


316. “Of course you can live without a dog, it’s just not worth it.” – Heinz Ruhmann


317. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain (author, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)


318. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. -Stephen Hawking


319. “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.” – Harry Truman


320. “Dogs can speak but only to those who are able to listen.” – Orhan Pamuk


321. “Thorns May Hurt You, Men Desert You, Sunlight Turn To Fog; But You’re Never Friendless Ever, If You Have A Dog. ”


322. “Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.” – June Carter Cash


323. “Good dog training doesn’t need to be complicated.” Michael Ellis


324. “You tend to fault the trainer when things don't go right."


325. “I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that dogs think humans are nuts.” – John Steinbeck


326. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.”


327. “Be bold and courageous. When you look back at your life you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


328. “I’ll never tell you that you’re wrong if I can’t prove it.” ― Mitch Albom, For One More Day #dogtraining.


329. “Aggression in a dog is similar to aggression in a human. We’re both scared of what we don’t understand, and our need to protect leads to aggression. Changing that aggression in a dog is more complex because the dog doesn’t speak English, so I had to learn to speak dog.” -Andre Gatling, Penelope’s Bully


330. “If the leash wraps around your neck,… move it.” Jay Jack


331. When I Look Into The Eyes Of An Animal I Do Not See An Animal. I See A Living Being. I See A Friend. I Feel A Soul


332. “Growling is a way to avoid conflict. Snapping and snarling is a way to start one.” Dick Russel


333. “Our intellectual and active powers increase with our affection”


334. “Such Short Little Lives Our Pets Have To Spend With Us, And They Spend Most Of It Waiting For Us To Come Home Each Day”


335. Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen. -Orhan Pamuk


336. “A dog can never tell you what she knows from the smells of the world, but you know, watching her, that you know almost nothing.” -Mary Oliver, Dog Songs


337. “If I could be half the person my dog is, I'd be twice the human I am.”


338. Learn fun, creative ways to keep your dog happy and healthy. It’s not about how hard you push or how many treats you give. It’s about how much you love your dog. It’s not about how many commands you know or how many treats you feed. It’s about showing your dog you love them unconditionally


339. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” -Dean Koontz, False Memory


340. “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it watching for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan


341. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” – Groucho Marx


342. Happiness is a warm puppy. – Charles M. Schulz


343. “Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. Maybe, you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.”


344. “Not Carnegie, Vanderbilt, and Astor together could have raised money enough to buy a quarter share in my little dog.” – Ernest Thompson Seton


345. “The First Dog Is The Dog Who Gives You So Much That The First Dog Is Often The Reason For The Second Dog. ”


346. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job!” – George Carlin


347. “Just a generation ago if you went near a dog when he was eating and the dog growled,” she explained, “somebody would say, ‘Don’t go near the dog when he’s eating! What are you, crazy?’ Now the dog gets euthanized. Back then, dogs were allowed to say no.”


348. “You know, a dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” – Jill Abramson


349. ““… and he follows obedience with commitment.” Jay Jack


350. When training a dog, you can give them a treat for the desired behaviour. With your self-talk, you don’t need to do this; acknowledge the right things you are doing as you are doing them. Self-talk trains your brain to respond in the way you choose


351. “A Dog Is The Only Thing On Earth That Loves You More Than He Loves Himself”


352. Rewarding your dog for good behaviour will encourage them to keep up the good work. By using a firm voice, you are letting your dog know that there are consequences for bad behaviour


353. “Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.” -Chinese Proverb


354. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers


355. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.”


356. “A dog desires affection more than its dinner. Well – almost.” -Charlotte Gray


357. “If the best, that exists now isn’t good enough, do better.” Bart Bellon


358. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton


359. “Love – that which biologists, nervous about being misunderstood, call ‘attachment ‘- fuels the bond between dog and master or mistress.” – John Bradshaw (author, Dog Sense)


360. “Treat all dogs like they’re axe murders.” Jay Jack


361. “I’m suspicious of people who don’t like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person.” -Bill Murray


362. “Everyone is taught that angels have wings, but the lucky ones of us find they have 4 paws.” -Unknown


363. “There is a movement in our culture today that equates strength, especially but not only manly strength, with exploiting whatever power one has over others – be it physical strength, elite social standing, or financial prowess – at the expense of those who are weaker. This surely is a brutal morality — a “dog eat dog” attitude to life that ill becomes people or their canine friends.


364. “The dog should always have hope.” Bart Bellon


365. “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan (Author, Marley & Me)


366. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” -Mark Twain


367. “Revenge and temper tantrums have absolutely no place in dog training -- you must not let training turn into a spectacle of one dumb animal hurting another.”


368. “If you want your dog to be engaged and focused, you’ve got to be engaged and focused first.” -Megan Karnes


369. “Violence begins where knowledge ends.” -Abraham Lincoln


370. “A well trained dog will make no attempt to share your lunch. He will just make you feel so guilty that you cannot enjoy it.” -Helen Thomson


371. “Donaldson believes that we owe it to our companions to respect their boundaries and to remember that some level of aggression is essential for any animal’s survival. Therefore it’s our job to learn their limits, control our expectations, and, if it comes to it, admit when we are in over our heads, seeking help from trained professionals. Every dog has individual quirks and preferences.”


372. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe


373. “Great dog trainers are not rigid ideologies, but have broad skills.” – Ralf Weber


374. “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


375. “Whenever you are training an animal who just simply is not doing what you want him to do, know that there is always a reason. And it is not that your animal is dumb or stubborn. As your pet’s teacher, step back and think through what you can do to make the lesson plan easier, more clear … and definitely more fun!” -Lisa Desatnik


376. There’s no better way to learn new things than from your dog. You can teach them how to sit but can’t make them think. Dogs make us happy but can also bring us closer to nature


377. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”


378. “Always challenge, never overwhelm.” Chad Mackin


379. “Great dog trainers have broad skills, not inflexible ideologies.” -Ralf Weber


380. “The dog must always have hope.” -Bart Bellon


381. “Give him your heart and he will give you his.” – John Grogan


382. “Parents matter but don’t make any difference.” Robert Plomin


383. Everything I know, I learned from dogs. –Nora Roberts


384. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.” – Mark Twain (Author, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)


385. “No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you”.


386. “Your dog is not being a problem, your dog is having a problem.” -Chad Mackin


387. “If you want the best seat in the house, you’ll have to move the dog.” – Author Unknown


388. Balanced dog training is not about being harsh and disciplined. It’s simple – you need to choose the dog food that will meet his nutritional requirement, go for a short walk, and know when to call it a day


389. “She watched Sprocket rolling in the grass on his back with joyful abandon. That was why people loved dogs. Dogs embraced life and savored every second of it, no matter if it meant looking like a total dork.” -Andrea Lochen, Versions of Her


390. You can teach your dog to do a lot of tricks, but you can’t teach him to be a good dog. Your dog was born a good dog. He deserves a treat for being so good! If ever there was an epic friendship, it was with your dog. They’ll stand by you no matter what, even if you’re lame. And they don’t care if you’re a little weird-in fact, they love it


391. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog. And none of them are wrong.” – W.R. Purche


392. Taking your dog to training is a great way to socialize. It’ll allow them to have fun in a controlled environment and learn some things


393. “The best therapist has fur and four legs.” – Author Unknown


394. Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends. -George Bernard Shaw


395. “When An Eighty-Five Pound Mammal Licks Your Tears Away, Then Tries To Sit On Your Lap, It’s Hard To Feel Sad. ”


396. “Your dog isn’t being a problem. Your dog is having problems.” Chad Mackin


397. My Sunshine Doesn’t Come From The Skies. It Comes From The Love That’s In My Dogs Eyes


398. “Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?” – Gabriel Zevin (author, Margarettown)


399. “A well-trained dog is not a robot; it’s a thinking, feeling, and responsive partner that will give you his or her all.” – Suzanne Clothier


400. “You are responsible for the consequences of what you have tamed.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


401. “Our strength grows out of our weakness”


402. Dogs are more than friends; they’re family. Owning a dog is the best thing that can happen to your life here. Make sure you have one. Life with a dog is the one to live. There’s no better way to experience living and loving than through your canine companion’s eyes


403. “The World Would Be A Nicer Place If Everyone Had The Ability To Love Unconditionally As A Dog. ”


404. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk (author, My Name Is Red)


405. “Excuses give you a reason to be mediocre, while challenges give you a reason to find a solution.” – Susan Garrett


406. “Happiness is a warm puppy.”


407. “For dogs to do what they do, they must have a rich inner life that goes beyond a chain of actions resulting in food. Dogs must have a mental model of their environment. As highly social animals, these mental models are likely to be weighted heavily towards social relationships. Not just dominance and subordination, but more fluid models of how they should behave with members of their household, either dog or human, and how these interactions will affect their current state of well-being.”


408. “The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.”


409. Name one development in the history of humankind that has increased happiness more than the domestication of dogs. -Aaron Easterly


410. “Most aggression seen in dogs is a response to fear or uncertainty. It is possible to eliminate fear from the unknown by making it known. Dick Russel


411. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.”


412. “There are three ways to do things: The wrong way, the proven way and a better way.” ~ Author Unknown


413. Training your dog is a great way to bond with your best friend. Teaching your dog good manners makes for a happier dog and happier life


414. “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” – Harry Truman (former president of the United States)


415. “When an 85-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins (author, In Your Dreams)


416. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”- Orhan Pamuk


417. It’s easy to help your dog learn new tricks. If you want to teach him to sit, stand, or roll over, here is our tried and true guide to making it happen. We’re here to give you the push, whether you’re a new dog owner or a long-time enthusiast


418. “What we don’t know is what we don’t know.” Bart Bellon


419. The key to balanced dog training is to build a bond of trust, respect and friendship. When you walk into your home, your dog will know what to eat, where to go and how to behave


420. “Be the most interesting human your dog has ever met.” -Ralf Weber


421. “Focus short, plan long (and never try to do both at the same time).”


422. “Dogs should be allowed as much liberty as they can responsibly handle. The greatest gift of training is that it increases the dog’s ability to handle liberty.”


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


424. A loyal companion, a best friend, your dog also is an important part of the family. Training your dog is more like training the rest of the family than training a dog. You’re not just getting a dog; you’re getting an owner


425. Dog training is a journey, not a destination. Are you training your dog? Be sure to include treats, praise, and lots of fun. Never punish a dog for something he’s not going to understand. The dog is a faithful and waggy friend who will love you forever


426. “Be firm in everything you do. Do it with kindness. – Chad Mackin (adopted via Buck Brannaman).


427. “If you train your explosive dog using a half-ounce target scent, it will miss one pound of the same material because the scent pictures of a half ounce and a pound are different. For humans the scent is the same -a bit stronger or weaker- but for the dog it is the difference between making a detection and not. You need to plan for this and reinforce using targets of different sizes and weights.”


428. “Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.” – Roger A. Caras (author, A Dog Is Listening: The Way Some of Our Closest Friends View Us)


429. A well-trained dog is a joy to live with. Good dog training is based on understanding the relationship between your dog and you. We help owners understand how dogs communicate using a unique and highly effective training method


430. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” -Orhan Pamuk


431. A well-trained dog can do an important job in any home. Not only will they alleviate their owner’s stress, but they will also bring joy to everyone in the family. Training your dog is like training yourself. You’re responsible for your actions as well as the actions of your pet


432. The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.


433. ” The main reason for people’s lack of success is their willingness to give up what they want most of all, for what they want right now!” ~ Zig Zigler


434. Training your dog is a lot like training your child. You have to be firm but fair. If you have a dog, then you probably understand this. You have to be stern with your pup to get them to behave. Your dog is a member of the family, so like with children, training them should be a loving experience


435. A tired friend is a happy friend. People will want to hang out with a dog who acts like they don’t have anything to hide. It’s so important to have a balance in your training. Don’t forget that it’s not just your dog who can learn new tricks; you can also improve your agility. Let us help you make the right decision


436. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan (Author, Marley & Me)


437. “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. It is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” – Mark Twain


438. “The simplicity of nature is not that which may be easily read, but is inexhaustible”


439. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing,


440. “Never underestimate the therapeutic power of talking to your dog while having a glass of wine.” -Unknown


441. “There Is No Psychiatrist In The World Like A Puppy Licking Your Face. ”


442. “Some Things Just Fill Your Heart With Trying”


443. “It is what you learn after you know it all that counts.” ~ Coach John Wooden


444. “Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts” – Author Unknown


445. “Leadership can be protection and direction.” – Cesar Millan


446. “Oblivious of Harlow, for whom they had all a dog's amusedly tolerant contempt for an inefficient human leader, the quintet swept away on the track.”


447. “Hounds follow those who feed them.” – Otto von Bismarck


448. “I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.” – Doris Day


449. “My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3.00 a can. That’s almost $21.00 in dog money.” – Joe Weinstein


450. Teaching your dog a trick is easy, but not teaching him some manners will make your life difficult. A man’s best friend is miles ahead of the rest. His tail never stops wagging, and his fur never stops growing — a promise for a lifetime of companionship


451. “Be the kind of person your dog thinks you are.”


452. “Teamwork is the ability to work toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”


453. “If you want the dog to stop fighting the leash, stop using the leash to fight the dog.” -Chad Mackin


454. “Success is not about the destination,


455. Train your pup to be a gym-goer. Life is a journey, not a destination. Keep on walking! Show me a dog who can’t be trained, and I’ll show you a liar. 98% of dogs can be trained. Whether training a puppy or rescuing an adult dog, you all need the right information and, of course, a little patience


456. “You cannot change the wind, but you can adjust the sails”


457. ” It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, That separates one person form another.” ~ Nelson Mandela


458. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” -Josh Billings


459. Training a dog is more like training an owner. We, as dog owners, have to learn to respect our dogs just as we ask them to respect us. If you take time to train your dog and show them that they are loved, you better watch out because they will show you the same love right back


460. “My cats inspire me daily. They inspire me to get a dog!” – Greg Curtis


461. “Mental exercise tires a dog physically more than physical exercise does.” Dr. Ian Dunbar


462. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.”


463. “Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.” – Franklin P. Jones (humourist)


464. It’s important to start training your dog early so he can grow up to be a well-behaved family member


465. “Assertive behaviors are often associated with “dominant” dogs but are, in fact, often used by dogs who are extremely insecure or under-socialized.” -Brenda Aloff, Aggression in Dogs: Practical Management, Prevention & Behaviour Modification


466. “Don’t make your outcommand a signal for war.” Michael Ellis


467. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings


468. “Dogs should have as much freedom as they are capable of handling responsibly. The greatest gift of training is that it increases the dog’s ability to handle liberty.” Chad Mackin


469. Dogs need love, care, and attention like children. Let the professionals help you learn how to train your new dog. They’ll teach you how to build a strong relationship with your canine companion and discover the joys of owning a dog


470. “You’re not done training the dog, until you can trust him at liberty.” Chad Mackin


471. “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft of winter sunlight. And as he grew old and achy, he taught me about optimism in the face of adversity. Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty.” -John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World’s Worst Dog


472. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” – George Carlin (comedian)


473. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.” – Christopher Morley


474. ” Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, And you help them to become what they are capable of being.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


475. “The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.” – Lord Byron


476. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” – Charles Schulz


477. “Perhaps dogs help us remember the depth of our roots, reminding us — the animals at the other end of the leash — that we may be special, but we are not alone. No wonder we call them our best friends.”


478. “Just cause a dog doesn’t respond to your requests doesn’t mean that he is hard dog.” – Ivan Balabanov


479. “Having escaped the Dark Ages in which animals were mere stimulus-response machines, we are free to contemplate their mental lives. But now that animal cognition is an increasingly popular topic, we are still facing the mindset that it can be only a poor substitute of what we humans have. What a bizarre animal we are that the only question we can ask in relation to our place in nature is “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the smartest of them all?”


480. Our trainers make training fun for you and your dog. We teach them the cues they’ll need to respond to requests—without a treat in sight!


481. “If aliens saw us walking our dogs and picking up their poop, who would they think is in charge?” –Author Unknown


482. “Preventing what you cannot control and controlling what you teach.” Duke Ferguson


483. “Train your dog in front of you.” – Denise Fenzi


484. Training a dog is more like child-rearing than dog training. If a dog doesn’t want to perform a trick, don’t force it. Reward the doggie for good behaviour. Your dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old human child. Positive reinforcement or negative punishment is the best way to get it to behave


485. “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” – John Grogan


486. “The owner should be as invested in the success and well-being of your dog as you are.” Marc Goldberg


487. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job!” -George Carlin


488. When you have a dog, you must set rules and boundaries. But your dog also needs to know that he is loved and wanted. Even when you are angry and upset with him, your dog should never feel that he is being abandoned or ignored


489. “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed. For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.” – Charles M Schulz (cartoonist, “Peanuts”)


490. “Dog training is all about staying unfucked.” Bart Bellon


491. We all know how hard it is to train a dog—but we’re confident that this kind of puzzle will keep them busy for hours. Training a dog is like training a child. Don’t expect it to do things it doesn’t want to do. If you are giving the command, treat the dog for compliance—and reward him for good behaviour


492. “But humans drive the cars and decide when dogs eat and where dogs live and clearly this was something else in their power – they could find their dogs when they needed them.” – W. Bruce Cameron (author, A Dog’s Journey)


493. “You can usually tell that a man is good if he has a dog who loves him.” – W. Bruce Cameron (author, A Dog’s Journey)


494. “It all started when my dog began getting free roll over minutes.” –Jay London


495. “Aim high. You may not hit your target, but at least you won’t shoot your foot off.” -Elli Quinn


496. “We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet; and amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog has made an alliance with us.” – Maurice Maeterlinck (author, “Our Friend, the Dog”)


497. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.”


498. The dog is a creature of instinct, of intuition. When it knows what’s right, it will never refuse to do it. Our pets are naturally protective and respond to threats by barking, growling, and biting. They tell us when it’s safe to come home, who is welcome and not welcome


499. 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


500. “You can say any fool thing to a dog and the dog will just give you this look that says, ‘My GOSH, you’re RIGHT! I NEVER would’ve thought of that!” -Dave Barry


501. “Stop acting like the lever in a Skinner box. Dogs are emotional beings that want to interact with you as a fellow creature and not just receive rewards for behaviors.”


502. “Happiness is a warm puppy."


503. “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


504. “Every dog must have his day.” – Jonathan Swift (author, Gulliver’s Travels)


505. “I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not better for it.” – Abraham Lincoln


506. “A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst…a spark that creates extraordinary results.”


507. “Dogs Laugh, But They Laugh With Their Tails. ”


508. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.” – M.K. Clinton


509. “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


510. ” Every person you meet knows something you don’t, Learn from them.” ~ H. Jackson Brown


511. Training your pup is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Mastering the art of training will give you a stronger bond and better understanding with your best friend


512. “There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog.” – Konrad Lorenz


513. “I don’t think twice about picking up my dog’s poop, but if another dog’s poop is next to it, I think, ‘Eww, dog poop!” -Jonah Goldberg


514. Happy dog, happy life. Great pet health doesn’t just help your pet live healthier; it helps humans live happier. We do that by providing a cost-effective service no one else can match. Happy dogs are more likely to live longer. That’s because they’re untroubled by destructive behaviour caused by loneliness and boredom


515. “Meow” means “woof” in cat.”


516. Dogs have their personalities and traits, just like humans do. For example, some are silly loners, while others love to be around other people. Before you begin working with your dog, it’s important to understand his unique personality and outlook on life. Our training programs take that into account


517. “When an 85 pound mammal licks your tears away, and then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” – Kristan Higgins


518. “The more positive reinforcement an animal has in its life, the better able it can adapt to new situations and stress, and ultimately the better its quality of life.” -Lisa Desatnik


519. “The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” – Samuel Butler


520. “Ever consider what our dogs must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul, chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!” -Anne Tyler


521. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers


522. “Excellence is not possible if you are satisfied.” Michael Ellis


523. “The more people I meet, the more I love my dog.” – Author Unknown


524. “A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.” – Robert Benchley


525. Dogs can be trained. In fact, by spending a few minutes each day, you can help your dog learn new things. Dogs are smart, and they love to be trained. Finding the right way to train each dog is just a matter of finding the right way


526. “In life, it’s not where you go – it’s who goes with you.”


527. “A dog is seldom quiet but when he does it’s because he is wondering about you”


528. “Be the most fascinating human your dog has ever encountered.” – Ralf Weber


529. “This book is divided into chapters, though not in the traditional chapter division of subject matters. This is because this book also serves as a photojournal of moments from Sadie's first few months of life documented here in dated photos. Thus subsequent chapters after the first are divided into chapters by the date of the photos taken - mostly weekly every seven days on the weekly anniversary (Tuesday) of her birth. Another reason that I have done this is because training a GSD puppy from the age of 4 weeks 5 days entirely on my own has been a “sink or swim” type of learning experience for me, and I would like you to experience with me the raising of Sadie (and the learning/realization of things as I learned/realized them) here in this photojournal if at all possible.”


530. “If the dog doesn’t perform well, leads a happy life and is well-fed. He also interacts well with other dogs.” – Ivan Balabanov


531. Until One Has Loved An Animal, A Part Of One’s Soul Remains Unawakened


532. Keeping your dog happy, healthy, and safe is important. Our online store is the perfect destination for all your dog’s essentials. That’s why we’re always here to help you in whatever way we can. From training tips to behavioural advice, we’ve got what it takes to keep all dogs happy


533. “Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” – Alexander Pope


534. Training your dog is like trying to put on a new pair of shoes. You should always give them a chance, even when they look uncomfortable and difficult. Training your dog is like trying on a new pair of shoes. A little hard at first, but it becomes easier with time


535. A dog is a friend who walks beside you and loves you unconditionally. We know you want your dogs to be the best dog they can be, and you want that for them. But we also want them to feel like they are part of the family and not just a set of commands


536. Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)


537. Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love. They depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. -Erica Jong


538. Treat your dog like the dog he is. Whether walking, pet sitting, daycare or training, we’re here to help you do more of what makes you happiest – being with your dog


539. “If I Could Be Half The Person My Dog Is, I’d Be Twice The Human I Am”


540. “Dogs teach us a very important lesson in life: The mail man is not to be trusted” – Sian Ford


541. “In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” – Edward Hoagland


542. You don’t have to be a professional trainer to start teaching your dog basic commands. We want to show you how everyone can give their beloved pet the care and attention they deserve


543. “The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this Earth can ever be.” -Konrad Lorenz


544. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings i like this quote, Indeed i see so much love in my dog’s eyes ❤


545. “People who think they need high-pressure methods or tools—pinch collars or electric appliances—to train a dog have no clue how to train a dog well. Training, both as a hobby and as a profession, should be pleasant for the dog and the handler. It should be a successful learning process that yields progress for both parties. If training becomes a torment for the handler or the dog, then both parties are on the wrong track.” -Resi Gerritsen, K9 Schutzhund Training: A Manual for IPO Training through Positive Reinforcement


546. “The majority of mixed-breed dogs in America are not crosses of two purebred parents, he explained, but multigenerational mutts, or mutts mixed with other mutts mixed with other mutts. Because the number of genes that determine the dog’s shape is extremely small, and so many variations within those genes are possible, looking at a dog’s physical chassis and making a guess as to its probable heritage will inexorably lead to error.”


547. “Such Short Little Lives Our Pets Have To Spend With Us, & They Spend Most Of It Waiting For Us To Come Home Each Day. ”


548. “The reason that I do not typically use the command word “stay” during training is because it is redundant. If I instruct you to sit, I should not have to tell you to stay sitting. What value is a sit without the stay? Sit implies stay. Once I have given the sit command, the assumption is that the dog should remain in that position until told otherwise. That’s the standard. The sit command can be considered the warning that it’s unacceptable to get up. However, if you want to offer the additional information, you may say “stay” once the dog is sitting. Then, that becomes the warning. Only say it once. That is the message that tells the dog of your expectations. A warning should be delivered one time. If the dog does not heed the warning, then the consequence must be delivered. Otherwise, you will create a dog that will simply wait for the second or third or fourth warning word before changing his behavior.” -Tammie Rogers, Dog Algebra: When Positive Reinforcement Fails To Solve The Problem


549. “Learning is not a one-time event. Learning is a process. – Unknown


550. If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. (I always think of “A” as “Agility” & it’s quite appropriate! Great agility is the combination of hard work, lots of play & usually keeping your mouth shut!)


551. “This old dog, ain’t half bad.” Dick Russel


552. “In nearly every municipality where breed-specific legislation (BSL) has been adopted, it has failed to prevent serious dog bite injuries and hospitalizations. Veterinarians, animal behaviorists, and public health experts, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are virtually unanimous in their denunciation of BSL on the grounds that it is both cruel and ineffective.”


553. “You can teach him to sit, fetch, and turn into a human boy, but you can’t teach him manners.”


554. You can’t turn a horse loose in a china shop. If you want him to avoid smashing things, the best thing to do is keep him out of the shop altogether


555. ...owning a dog always ended with this sadness because dogs just don't live as long as people do. -- John Grogan, Marley and Me


556. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney


557. “​Petting, Scratching, And Cuddling A Dog Could Be As Soothing To The Mind As Deep Meditation And Almost As Good For The Soul As Prayer”


558. “Assertive behaviors are often associated with "dominant" dogs but are, in fact, often used by dogs who are extremely insecure or under-socialized.”


559. “Life is 10% what happens to you,


560. Training Positive


561. “They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.” – Jerome K. Jerome (humourist)


562. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.” -Christopher Morley


563. “No matter if you think that you can, or think that you can’t,” you’re likely right. Henry Ford


564. “There’s just something about dogs that makes you feel good. You come home, they’re thrilled to see you. They’re good for the ego.” – Janet Schnellman


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


566. “Dogs are great. Bad dogs, if you can really call them that, are perhaps the greatest of them all.” -John Grogan


567. dogs are indeed like children. So how do you get a puppy to eat his dinner? You don’t play with him until he’s finished. It’s the same way with your business. You can have fun, but always keep business in mind, and you’ll be better off for it


568. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one&