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40 Dog Death Sayings and Quotes to ease the pain

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Losing any pet can be a traumatic experience but a dog is especially painful, there seems to be that closer bond between dogs and their owners than there is with other pets.

In this article we present a collection of quotes and sayings related to losing a dog, you can try and use these to get a little comfort in a time of grief or if you know someone else who has lost a beloved pet then you can send a quote or saying on to them to try and make things a little better.

On with our selection

Dog Death Sayings and Quotes

“Dogs die. But dogs live, too. Right up until they die, they live. They live brave, beautiful lives. They protect their families. And love us. And make our lives a little brighter. And they don’t waste time being afraid of tomorrow.” – Dan Gemeinhart

“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

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

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

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

“If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness.” – Marjorie Garber

“One day we will again see our animals in the eternity of Christ.” – Pope Paul VI

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

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

“The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?” – Sir Walter Scott

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. ” – Mark Twain

“No longer by my side but forever in my heart.” – Unknown

“I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children – they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months.” – Mary Tyler Moore

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

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

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

“The one best place to bury a good dog is in the heart of his master.” – Ben Hur Lampman

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

“Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts” – Unknown

Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts

Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts

“A dog wags his tail with his heart.” – Martin Buxbaum

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

“The risk of love is loss and the price of loss is grief. But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” – Hilary Stanton Zunin

“No matter how or when we lose our furry friends, their love lasts a lifetime.” – Unknown

“Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate.” – Sigmund Freud

“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 gifts the commonest.” – Martin Luther

“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

“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

“They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.” – Cassandra Clare

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

“A loyal companion and best friend. May their memories bring you comfort in this time of loss.” – Unknown

“Dogs don’t rationalize. They don’t hold anything against a person. They don’t see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.” – Cesar Millan

“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

“Dogs are always good and full of selfless love. They are undiluted vessels of joy who never, ever deserve anything bad that happens to them.” – Steven Rowley

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

“The best way to get over a dog's death is to get another soon.” – Ronald Reagan

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

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

“You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“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

“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

“I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” – Joe Garagiola

“Your pet will always be by your side, watching over you.” – Unknown

Your pet will always be by your side, watching over you.

Your pet will always be by your side, watching over you.

That's it then, I can't say I hope you have enjoyed them but I do hope they have helped in a small way

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