Wednesday, November 18, 2009

going to the dogs


woke up this morning with absolutely no idea about what the blog could be about today.
so i cast about on my desktop to see what i had hanging around and found, in my 'saved mail' file, this from my friend (and cousin!) renee, who is, like me, a dog person.* and since i got such a nice response from the 'letters to god from dogs' post the other day, i thought that this might be a nice follow up.

* although i am told by this cat who lives here that i have been learning to embrace my feline side...

here are some nice quotes about dogs.

The reason a dog has so many friends
is that he wags his tail instead of his

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

If your dog is fat,
you aren't getting enough exercise

My dog is worried about the economy
because Alpo is up to $3.00 a can.
That's almost $21.00 in dog
-Joe Weinstein

If you pick up a starving dog
and make him prosperous,
he will not bite you;
that is the principal difference
between a dog and a man.
-Mark Twain

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

If you think dogs can't count,
try putting three dog biscuits
in your pocket and then give
him only two of them.
- Phil Pastoret

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

smell ya later!


Brian said...

Great stuff, Todd.

My favorite is the one about the dog biscuts.

Matt Wieringo said...

The Roger Caras one sounds like something the Sphinx would say in MYSTERY MEN. Hilarious.

Great quotes, Todd.

Anonymous said...

Loved the quotes! Thanks.

I have one to share:
You can say any fool thing to a dog, and the dog will give you this look that says, `My God, you're RIGHT! I NEVER would've thought of that!'
-- Dave Barry

I have to say that i got to your site by accident a couple of months ago, but have become a fan of your work. I also come back every week to check out your blog.

Thanks for what you do, and for the passion you show for it.

Keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

Hey man... there's only room for ONE "anonymous" here...

Scott Weinstein said...

Those are great dog quotes. Dogs are the best. (I can type this freely because my cat is illiterate.)

Matt Strawbridge said...

Yay for dogs.

One of mine is currently snoozing on the carpet next to me. Her nose makes a wheezing sound.

Excellent quotes, Todd!

todd said...

thank you, anonymous. it means a lot~!

jared, you are no longer anonymous, 'cause...well, come on.

you are now the minister of anonymous. or general mayhem. or something like that...

for those of you who'd like to see jared in full mayhem mode, check out his hilarious politicultural-sociosatirical-expose-can-you-see parody "planet of the gays" at

alison said...

Some great quotes, todd--especially appreciated since we've recently had an addition to the family, a very lanky large, choop-like exuberant, 9 month old lab/rott mix named Crono. And yes, I just experienced his biscuit counting abilities a couple days ago--my pocket offers no defense shield against his nose.

Also, finally got to dig into the Spooktacular--loved it!! As always, I liked your tales, and I enjoyed the artwork variety in this issue.

~ Wendy ~ said...

Love the quotes.. but in all fairness I have to say that our cat rules the house. I should show you the picture of our cat licking this HUGE dog bone and our silly dog (4x's the size of the cat, mind you) sitting next to it with this "whoa is me" look on his face and yet not doing anything to chase the cat away.. just waiting for the cat to be done .. LOL

alison said...

Sounds like a classic photo, Wendy -- t - any chance you posting it for us?