Pet Quotes

These pet quotes are for entertainment purposes. By its very definition, pets are meant for accompaniment or entertainment versus serving the role of a working animal.

Cats, dogs, and birds are just a subset of the types of animals that folks worldwide call pets. And, if you’ve ever raised an animal and kept its company for some time, you realize that they become like family or a close friend. These good pet quotes recognize that relationship.

Ten Best Pet Quotes

A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.
Lacie Petitto

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Johnny Depp

When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. And, I feel a soul.
A.D. Williams

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

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
James Herriot

Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.
James Cromwell

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi

When an eighty-five-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.
Winston Churchill

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
Martin Buber

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Good Pet Quotes

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. 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. Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it.
Amy Sedaris

Pets understand humans better than humans do.
Ruchi Prabhu

Pets are like infants that never grow up. Forever children. We love them for that.

Pets reflect you like mirrors. When you are happy, you can see your dog smiling and when you are sad, your cat cries.
Munia Khan

If you accept that pets can love us as much as we do them, then the logic is clear and cannot be denied. If you believe that there is a heaven for people, then they must be there, waiting for us, when we cross over. Heaven is love, and pets always share that with us.
Wallace Sife

Most pets display so many human-like traits and emotions it’s easy to forget they’re not gifted with the English language and then get snubbed when we talk to them and they don’t say anything back.
Stephenie Geist

Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turns to fog; but you’re never friendless ever if you have a dog.

My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They’re loyal, kind, and offer endless affection. My friend Eric says, ‘The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.’
Brendon Urie

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

Short Pet Quotes

Sometimes, your pet picks you.
Julie Wenzel

To me, a cat is an easy pet; they don’t need any spoiling or looking after.
Karl Pilkington

It’s difficult to understand why people don’t realize that pets are gifts to mankind.
Linda Blair

Pets, like their owners, tend to expand a little over the Christmas period.
Frances Wright

Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish.
Chevy Chase

The fate of animals is of far greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous.
Emile Zola

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Sigmund Freud

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

Everything I know I learned from dogs.
Nora Robezrts

I love pet animals, but I don’t have any.

Pet Sayings

Never wear anything that panics the cat.
P. J. O’Rourke

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.
Jules Renard

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
Pam Brown

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Hippolyte Taine

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

Just watching my cats can make me happy.
Paula Cole

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
Nafisa Joseph

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
Max Eastman

I’ve always been mad about cats.
Vivien Leigh

I’m not really a bird person.
Gordon Lightfoot

Life is a series of dogs.
George Carlin

A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution.
Hazel Nicholson

Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.

Everyone likes birds.
David Attenborough

Awesome Quotes for Pets

Pet Quotations about Love

Pets bring vital energy to our homes and lives. Pets communicate many messages about love and connection. Care tenderly for all pets throughout their precious lives. The interspecies dance of love softens and expands the heart.
Laura Staley

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

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

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.
Milan Kundera

I love cats because I enjoy my home, and little by little, they become its visible soul.
Jean Cocteau

I have realized that when you rescue your pet from a shelter, it is the most amazing feeling in the world how this animal changes your life by giving it love.
Zak Bagans

I grew up with a pet iguana named Willy. We had a very contentious relationship. It turns out that iguanas are not meant to live in suburban homes.
Kate McKinnon

My philosophy when it came to pets was much like that of having children; you got what you got, and you love them unconditionally regardless of whatever their personalities or flaws turned out to be.
Gwen Cooper

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

Funny Quotes About Pets

I would like to see any prophet, king, or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.
Neil Gaiman

If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.
Fran Lebowitz

We have three cats. It’s like having children, but there is no tuition involved.
Ron Reagan

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

The trouble with a kitten is that, eventually, it becomes a cat.
Ogden Nash

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein

In ancient times, cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
Terry Pratchett

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Abraham Lincoln

People have been asking me if I was going to have kids, and I had puppies instead.
Kate Jackson

You can trust your dog to guard your house but never trust your dog to guard your sandwich.

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

The best thing about animals is that they don’t talk much.
Thornton Wilder

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

Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.
Mary Bly

Never stand between a dog and the fire hydrant.
John Peer

If cats were double the size they are now, they’d probably be illegal.
Douglas Coupland

Animal Quotes

Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
Emily Dickinson

I think having an animal in your life makes you a better human.
Rachael Ray

Dogs really are perfect soldiers. They are brave and smart; they can smell through walls, see in the dark, and eat Army rations without complaint.
Susan Orlean

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.
Anatole France

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

If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
Mark Twain

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

Kittens are angels with whiskers.
Alexis Flora Hope

Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andy Rooney

Cats have a scam going – you buy the food, they eat the food, and they go away; that’s the deal.
Eddie Izzard

To my mind, the only possible pet is a cow. Cows love you… They will listen to your problems and never ask a thing in return. They will be your friends forever. And when you get tired of them, you can kill and eat them. Perfect.
Bill Bryson

Inspirational Pet Sayings

These pet quotes may inspire a pet owner.

My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They’re loyal, kind and offer endless affection.
Brendon Urie

I don’t understand people who don’t touch their pets. Their cat or dog is called a pet for a reason.
Jarod Kintz

Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
Robert Wagner

I really love pets. They’re like children. They know if you really love them or not. You can’t fool them.
Donna Douglas

I think there’s something great and generic about goldfish. They’re everybody’s first pet.
Paul Rudd

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
Kin Hubbard

Awesome Pet Quotes

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

You think those dogs will not be in heaven! I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful, and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
Alfred A. Montapert

Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.
A.A. Milne

How it is that animals understand things, I do not know, but it is certain that they do understand. Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words, and everything in the world understands it.
Frances Hodgson Burnett

Clearly, animals know more than we think and think a great deal more than we know.
Irene M. Pepperberg

Sayings about Pets

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

The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made his greatest gift the most common.
Martin Luther

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

You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.
Jane Pauley

It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.
Haile Selassie

Pets require feeding, training, affection, and exercise, but in return, they offer unconditional love and companionship.
Jeanne Phillips

The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be.
Konrad Lorenz

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven and very very few people.
James Thurber

Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turns to fog; but you’re never friendless ever if you have a dog.
Douglas Malloch

Whoever said you can’t buy Happiness forgot little puppies.
Gene Hill

What greater gift than the love of a cat?
Charles Dickens

Dog Quotes

Dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.
Gilda Radner

I’ve seen a look in a dog’s eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically, dogs think humans are nuts.
John Steinbeck

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

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

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

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

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain

Funny Dog Quotes

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

Scratch a dog, and you’ll find a permanent job.
Franklin P. Jones

My fashion philosophy is if you’re not covered in dog hair, your life is empty.
Elayne Boosler

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

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
Harry Truman

Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong.

Sweet Dog Quotes

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

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

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 Caras

The dog was created specifically for children. He is the god of frolic.
Henry Ward Beecher

Heart-Warming Pet Quotes

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. 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

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

No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you.
Waka Flocka Flame

My little dog—a heartbeat at my feet.
Edith Wharton

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

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.
Milan Kundera

Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them and filling the emptiness we didn’t even know we had.
Thom Jones

If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.
Pam Brown

Pet Captions for Instagram

Keep calm and pet a dog.

Puppy love!

Thanks fur the memories.

I will always woof you!

Pets make everything better!

Life would be ruff without you.

Crazy dog lady.

You’ve got to be kitten me.

I’m so fur-tunate to have you in my life.

Dogs are pawsome!

Happiness is a warm puppy.

Need a friend? Get a dog.

Cuteness overload.

Can’t escape the pup-arazzi!

I’m paws-itively in love.

I melt whenever this floof looks at me.

Dogs ask for so little but deserve so much!

Love is a wet nose and a wagging tail.

You can’t buy happiness, but you can rescue it.

The road to my heart is filled with paw prints!

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet. His first do was called Barney.


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