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Famous Puppy Quotes

Drown thyself? Drown cats and blind puppies. — William Shakespeare

All their defenses are down. There’s no more big, tough driver. You see the hearts of these guys. It’s like Chicken Soup for the Puppy Soul. — Laura Lacy

If a picture wasn’t going very well, I’d put a puppy in it. — Norman Rockwell

We want more space, but just want a single story. Some of these houses are way out of our price range, and it’s like looking at a puppy you just can’t bring home. — Michael W. Smith

I tell everyone very plainly that I take bribes, but what kind of bribes? Why, greyhound puppies. That’s a totally different matter. — Nikolai Gogol

I take acting lessons with my coach, and what do I get famous for? Holding a puppy! — Kim Coates

The censure of a dog is something no man can stand. — Christopher Morley

They get that puppy look. They look like they lost their puppy. — Tim Crowder

I would rather be beaton and be a man than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. — Davy Crockett

Every puppy should have a boy. — Erma Bombeck

We still need cat cages, cat carriers, dog kennels, animal toys, food cat, dog, puppy and kitten. Water. We need old blankets and sheets in case we get sick animals. And we need money. — Candy Clark

Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays. — John Clayton

Sometimes the best therapy I can recommend is getting a new puppy or kitten. It’s not a betrayal of their other pet; it’s just a new beginning and a way to move past the grief. — Julie Breault

It’s kind of backyard breeding. You get a bunch of dogs, and breed them and then sell them for profit. Generally it’s called a puppy mill because it’s not the excellence that you would expect from a qualified breeder. — Linda Miles

I was so pleased and excited by your letter that I trotted about all day like a puppy with a bone. — Virginia Woolf

I have to tell you I love living in a world without clocks. The shackles are gone. I’m a puppy unleashed in a meadow of time. — Stargirl — Jerry Spinelli

It’s a good little drop for that young puppy to go. We’ve had animals dropped over the larger fence lines, and animals with broken legs. — Dan Evans

The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift. — Konrad Lorenz

The response to finding a name for my puppy has been phenomenal. People have submitted about 1,500 names, and we’re still getting letters. — Tim Farmer

You need to look at your lifestyle and determine how much time you have to devote to a pet. For example, a puppy is more labor intensive because of training issues than an adult dog. — Marcia Stewart

A young wolfhound must meet his first wolf someday, but if the wolf sees him as a puppy, if he acts the puppy, the wolf will surely kill him. The wolfhound must be a wolfhound in the wolf’s eyes even more than in his own, if he is to survive. — Robert Jordan

I’m never without my dog. They would be in every corner of the house, and my wife will not allow me to have any more than that. But I have lots of dogs. I love the dogs. I breed them. I always have a puppy coming. And I show dogs. I show German shepherds. — George Foreman

If I had Sirius FM and fire-breathing in a giant puppy dragon, I’d be golden. — Adam Richman

You start when they are young and giggly and bouncy, and then you teach them how to use their nose, their mouth and their paws, and to use them in combo. We call it trial and success, because every time the puppy tries something, we make it successful for the puppy. — Nina Bondarenko

He asked for a specific. I gave him a specific. I’m sorry it wasn’t puppies. — Maggie Stiefvater

A lot of people assume when a dog is past the puppy stage they can leave it tied up in the backyard or something. Dogs need to be with people and be social. — Sydney White

Sometimes you’re just the sweetest thing. Like Christmas, summer vacation, and a brand-new puppy rolled into one. — Haruki Murakami

There’s something pretty miraculous when she talks about how that dog went and laid down on the grave. It just is very, very special and you know, she’s got a good puppy dog. — Teri Knight

There have been so many people who come in and want to see her and the puppies. One woman wanted to adopt one of these puppies because she had four cats at home and thought that a puppy raised by a cat would be perfect to get along with. Everyone who comes in is just amazed by the whole story. — Dr. Young

Puppy presents on the rug. This sucked. — Kim Harrison

Conceited little mega-puppy. — Douglas Adams

Did you see The Never-Ending Story? That’s one kick-ass dragon. It’s basically a giant puppy dragon. — Adam Richman

I used to work at a puppy nursery. — Channing Tatum

I make movies. I have a passion. Puppies and daisies don’t accomplish anything. That’s not me at all. — Drew Barrymore

Mumps, measles, and puppy love are terrible after twenty. — Mignon McLaughlin

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

Ooh..I want one – Bex They’re not puppies. -Cammie — Ally Carter

They had so many Dalmatians, that they were difficult to place. And you had Dalmatians coming from puppy mills, or breeders that are not reputable breeders — people just quickly breeding their dog to make a quick buck. Those were not quality dogs. — Stephanie Shain

In Spain, indeed! He would have got no closer than the Indies if I had not showed him how to do it. Stupid puppy. — Philippa Gregory

Dissent is morally neutral. You can correctly call yourself a dissident because you like to kick puppies, but at the end of the day, you’re just a jerk who likes to kick puppies. — Jonah Goldberg

A puppy is but a dog, plus high spirits, and minus common sense. — Agnes Repplier

I myself have known some profoundly thoughtful dogs. — James Thurber

We can learn a lot from dogs. The sweet balm of puppy love can soothe a tender hearts. Often the way to inner peace and contentment is as close as a cool tile floor, a rub on the belly or a long walk with someone we love. — Amy Jordan

Wizard of Claws is using dishonest, underhanded sales tactics to dupe its customers into supporting the cruel trade in puppy mill dogs. Thanks to the Internet, this operation is distributing puppy mill dogs not just in southern Florida, but all over the country. — Wayne Pacelle

Hounds follow those who feed them. — Otto von Bismarck

Who said you can not buy happiness, when you are thinking about puppies. — Gene Hill

Watching a company develop is like watching a puppy grow. When you can watch something grow that you created – it’s really an amazing feeling. — Brody Jenner

My parents gave me a boxer puppy as a present. I have wanted a dog for years and must first give her attention in the morning. — Natalie du Toit

Never work with children, puppies or bulimics. — Augusten Burroughs

Gotta take my puppy on the road with me, Killer — Gregg Allman

Are you ready for some puppies?! — Jerry Lawler

I have to wear two sports bras when I do my cardio. It takes a lot to hold these puppies up! — Fergie

So many kids are fat drug addicts these days, it’s almost as if Rush Limbaugh had puppies. — Bill Maher

Puppy mills sell their puppies through fancy pet stores, beautiful Internet sites, even newspaper ads. — Stephanie Shain

When you feel lousy, puppy therapy is indicated. — Sara Paretsky

Security is a thumb and a blanket. Happiness is a warm puppy. — Charles M. Schulz

I started Friends of Finn to raise money and awareness about the issue of puppy mills, which are illegal breeding facilities where animals are often bred to death and mistreated. It’s a prevalent problem and a million dollar industry in the United States. — Amanda Hearst

It’s just me and my 6-month-old puppy. I am not dating anyone. — Bridget Hall

Great, just great. The only thing to make him a worse asshole would be to kick a puppy.’ (Nathan) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Why are you constantly escorting me places?” I say. “Isn’t there a depraved activity you’re supposed to be taking part in? Kicking puppies or spying on girls while they change, or something? — Veronica Roth

Even though it was a start-up with fewer than 20 people, and I was pregnant with my first child, the best decision I’ve ever made was to join Google in 1999. Worst decision? Deciding to get a puppy and a bunny right when the baby came. — Susan Wojcicki

He’s going to be one sore puppy (today). (This) was his first game back and he almost played every minute. He stepped up. — Mark Pearson

Justice Rehnquist was friendly and unpretentious. He wore scuffed Hush Puppy shoes. That was my first lesson. Clothes do not make the man. The Justice sported long sideburns and Buddy Holly glasses long after they were fashionable. And he wore loud ties that I am confident were never fashionable. — John Roberts

You’ll reach into your wallet to brandish a photograph of a new puppy, and a friend will say, ‘Oh, no – not pictures. — Caroline Knapp

Because I was the only child, I was completely indulged. My father thought I was the best looking boy. And even though I was at 100 kgs., he dismissed it as puppy fat. He thought that the sun came out of my head. If I got five out of ten marks, he thought I was half there and had only half way more to go. — Karan Johar

I served on the Town Council of Jupiter from 1975-1981 and, even though it was much smaller then, we found real issues to deal with, such as keeping taxes low, living within our means, dealing with growth. We would not have bothered about someone advertising a puppy for sale with a sign on their own property. I guess we were so good that now the council and staff can deal with that very dangerous woman who put a sign in her own yard! — Jim Hill

Who doesn’t like dolphins? They’re like puppies. — Austin Stowell

Bringing children into it was just low, I decided. At least heʹd left puppies out. — Richelle Mead

These guys are so gentle, it’s like shooting a puppy dog. I don’t see how there’s any honor in that. — Paul Watson

I have discovered that I cannot ignore the infliction of suffering – especially for my convenience or pleasure! It’s as if a puppy is being kicked in front of me. I must try to do something. — Kristin Bauer van Straten

You think you’re getting the best of the best. What you’re getting is oftentimes a very sick animal with genetic defects who came from a puppy mill. — Wayne Pacelle

The biggest dog has been a pup. — Joaquin Miller

You ever wonder if Adam and Eve were just the puppies God dumped because they wouldn’t house-train? — Chuck Palahniuk

Nutrition . . . has been kicked around like a puppy that cannot take care of itself. Food faddists and crackpots have kicked it pretty cruelly . . . — Adelle Davis

Nationalism of the Irish type is often regarded as reactionary. With the World Revolution and the Classless Society waiting for the midwife, why take a torch to the stable to assist at the birth of a puppy? Even if the puppy is pedigree. On this question I am unable to make up my mind. — Louis MacNeice

Puppy mills create misery for dogs and pain for the unwitting purchasers of the animals, and they indirectly deny suitable homes for animals in need. There are millions of healthy, adoptable animals available from shelters and breed rescue organizations. — Wayne Pacelle

And that reminds me, Mama! I have just intercepted another of that puppy’s floral offerings to my sister. This billet was attached to it.” (Charles) — Georgette Heyer

Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness? — Jonathan Safran Foer

Every time you try to flirt with her, a puppy dies. — Maureen Johnson

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

No one wants to read a story where I saw a cute puppy on the street and I petted it. I mean, that’s not funny. I only write about the funny stuff. — Tucker Max

On the spending, don’t forget bridges and roads. It’s like puppies and ice cream – who doesn’t like them? — Hillary Clinton

You can always get sympathy by using the word small. With little industries you feel as you do about a little puppy. — Frances Perkins

Did you know that there are over three hundred words for love in canine? — Gabrielle Zevin

He looked as though I’d just run over his pet puppy (though no actual puppies were harmed in the formation of that metaphor). — Ally Carter

I don’t know nothing about birthing puppies, Miss Scarlett, but I can cleave the head off a Daimon without breaking a sweat. (Valerius) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies go through including house training and puppy walking, then at twelve month old it the training becomes a lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise you are in danger of stressing the dog. — David Blunkett

It looked something like a pen wiper and something like a piece of hearth-rug. A second and keener inspection revealed it as a Pekinese puppy. — P. G. Wodehouse

I felt rather exhausted, and wondered, rather shocked at my callous thought, why old people were sometimes such a strain. Worse than young children or puppies because one had to be polite. — Daphne du Maurier

But also, it’s a wonderful thing for children to see the birthing of puppies, to see nature at its best when it works and to have the experience of the puppies. — Erika Slezak

She had always wanted a brother. And she had one now. Sebastian. It was like always wanting a puppy and being a hellhound instead. — Cassandra Clare

I was ready to turn Kathy down when she said she had a 5-month-old puppy to donate. But so far she’s been so great, just so mellow. — Julie Odil

We were, like, 12 or 13 and it was like, ‘Hi, do you like me?’ … It was just like puppy love. — Britney Spears

I would refer to that as a puppy mill. — Jim Anderson

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