Au Secours!

"Dogs are miracles with paws."
~Attributed to Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy


The Gentle Giant Makes a Friend

"Every animal knows more than you do." 

- Native American Proverb 


Sofia in her Christmas Sweater

"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend."
~Corey Ford


Stalking Chicho

"Rambunctious, rumbustious, delinquent dogs become angelic when sitting." 
-Dr. Ian Dunbar


Black Nose

"And then there's the personal question so many of Lassie's fans want to ask: Is he allowed on the furniture? Of course he is — but, then, he's the one who paid for it."
-Julia Glass


A Good Reason for a lot of Fence

"Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun!" 
-Groucho Marx



"I know that dogs are pack animals, but it's difficult to imagine a pack of standard poodles . . . and if there was such a thing as a pack of standard poodles, where would they rove to? Bloomingdales?" 
- Yvonne Clifford



"Where did it come from, and at what moment in time did it walk out of the  deserts and forest to sleep at the foot of man?"     
-Mordecai Siegal 


Parking Only

"The biggest dog has been a pup."
- Joaquin Miller


Some dogs Love the Camera

"Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun!"
- Groucho Marx


Brown Dog on a Roof

"All trees have bark.
All dogs bark.
Therefore, all dogs are trees.
The fallacy of barking up the wrong tree."



Chicho Looking Pretty at Stories

"You may bribe a soldier to slay a man with his sword, or a witness to take life by false accusation; but you cannot make a hound tear his benefactor."
-Sir Walter Scott


Scardey Cat

"To live long, eat like a cat, drink like a dog." 
- German Proverb


Poor Baby!

"Then a dog began to howl somewhere in a farmhouse far down the road, a long, agonized wailing, as if from fear. The sound was taken up by another dog, and then another and another, till, borne on the wind which now sighed softly through the Pass, a wild howling began, which seemed to come from all over the country, as far as the imagination could grasp it through the gloom of the night."

-Bram Stoker


The Shaker

"The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog." 
-Ambrose Bierce


Regal Puguahua

Q: If you could choose what to come back as, what would it be?
A: A dog, so my wife would love me more.”
-Oscar de la Renta



"The small percentage of dogs that bite people is monumental proof that the dog is the most benign, forgiving creature on earth."


Scary Smile

"I consciously choose the dog's path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter..."
-Vincent Van Gogh


Chicho in the Doghouse

"Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage."
- Agnes Repplier 


Cat with Delusions of Grandeur

"The cat is a dilettante in fur."
-Theophile Gautier


Lola & Tinkerbell

"Dog movies nowadays are not what dog movies were 50 or even 10 years ago. For one thing, the dogs have become better actors."
-Benjamin Cheever


Dog in a Cement Yard

"No animal should ever jump up on the dining room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation." 
-Fran Lebowitz


2 Killer Chihuahuas

"Ever consider what they 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


Thirsty Chicho

If a dog's prayers were answered, bones would rain from the sky. 
~ Old Proverb


The Opera Singer

"When there is an old maid in the house, a watchdog is unnecessary." 
~ Honore de Balzac


Pretty Little Dog

"Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them."
-Samuel Butler


At the Mobile Dog Wash

"Thus every dog at last will have his day - 
He who this morning smiled, at night may sorrow;
The grub today's a butterfly tomorrow."
-Peter Pindar


Two Dogs Saying 'How You Doin?'

"Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog." 
--Franklin P. Jones


Puppy Trying to Break Away

"Every dog has his day."
-Miguel de Cervantes


Golden Eye

"When the Man waked up he said, 'What is Wild Dog doing here?' And the Woman said, 'His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.'" 
- Rudyard Kipling


Heeere's Johnny!

"Dogs display reluctance and wrath
If you try to give them a bath
They bury bones in hideaways
And half the time they trot sideaways."
-Ogden Nash


On the Lam

"We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made" 
--M. Facklam


Another Little White Dog Behind a Fence

"That indefatigable and unsavory engine of pollution, the dog."
-John Sparrow


Chicho Needs a Coffee

"God Made the earth, the sky and the water, the moon and the sun. He made man and bird and beast. But He didn't make the dog. He already had one."
-Native American saying


Little Dog, Big Teeth

"I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better.  They fight for honor at the first challenge, make love with no moral restraint, and they do not for all their marvelous instincts appear to know about death.  Being such wonderfully uncomplicated beings, they need us to do their worrying."
-George Bird Evans


Chango Cutie

Q: Why didn't the dog speak to his foot?
A: Because it's not polite to talk back to your paw!


A Nose by any Other Name...

~I bought a dog the other day... I named him Stay. It's fun to call him... "Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay!" He went insane. Now he just ignores me and keeps typing. 
-Steven Wright 


Mopsy in the Clink

A house without either a cat or a dog is the house of a scoundrel.
-Portuguese Proverb


Shiny Puppy

"There's no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face."
-Charles Schultz


Cue Sarah McLachlan

"In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him."
-Dereke Bruce


At Stories on Sunset

"About the only thing on a farm that has an easy time is the dog."
- Edgar Watson Houe


Suspicious Basset

"I am his Highness' dog at Kew;
Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?"
 - Alexander Pope


Bully Rasberry

"The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go." 
Winston Churchill


The Scream

"Dogs wait for us faithfully."
-Marcus Tullius Cicero


Canine Erectus


"The other day I saw two dogs walk over to a parking meter. One of them says to the other, "How do you like that? Pay toilets!"
-Dave Starr


The Street Sweeper

"Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative."
- Mordecai Siegal