An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.  -- Martin Buber
Folks will know how large your soul is by the way you treat a dog.  -- Charles Duran
No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless abolutely
certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.  
-- Fran Lebowitz
Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to.  -- Joe Gores
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. -- Ben Williams
"They'll never find me here!"
What they do after you drop them off at Obedience School.
You know you're a dog person when...
You have a kiddie wading pool in the yard, but no small children.

Lintbrushes are on your shopping list every week

You and the dog come down with something like flu on the same day.  Your dog sees the vet,
while you settle for an over-the-counter remedy from the drugstore.
You carry more pictures of your dog in your wallet than of your children, significant other or anyone else remotely human.

You shovel a zig-zag path in the bakyard snow so your dog can get to all her favorite spots.

You put important papers in your latest issue of 'Dog Fancy' magazine, so you're sure you'll know where to find them.

You always carry dog treats in your pockets.
You make an extra helping of popcorn for your dog on movie night.

You have baby gates permanently installed at strategic
places around the house, but no babies.

Your dog sleeps with you.
You have 23 different names for your dog, none make sense, but she comes to all of them.

You sign birthday/anniversary/Christmas cards from your dog.

You take your dog for a walk in the rain and hold the umbrella over
him.
You avoid vacuuming the house as long as possible because your dog is afraid of the vacuum cleaner.

You never completely finish a piece of steak or chicken, so your dog gets a taste, too.

Your friend's dog acts as Best Dog at your wedding.
In the whole history of the world, there is only one thing that money
cannot buy...the wag of a dog's tail.  
-- Henry Wheeler Shaw
If I could only give out one piece of useful advice, it would be...
never hold a dust buster and a cat at the same time.
-- Author Unknown
(Don't laugh...I've done most of these myself. Nancy :-)
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The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. -- Gandhi
Who can believe that there is no soul
behind those luminous eyes?
-- Theophile Gautier