Dog Lore
Contributed by Andre and Maja Gigon
Here are some thoughts about dogs from some more or less well known
All About Dogs
  "If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where
they went."
  - Will Rogers
  "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
  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
  "The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead
of his tongue."
  - Anonymous
  "Dogs need to sniff the ground; it's how they keep abreast of current
events.   The ground is a giant dog newspaper, containing all kinds of
late-breaking dog news items, which, if they are especially urgent are
often continued in the next yard."
  - Dave Barry
  "Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never washed a dog.
-Franklin Jones
  "If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise."
  - Unknown
  "I wonder what goes through his mind when he sees us peeing in his
water bowl."
  - Penny Ward Moser
  "A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three
times before lying down.
  -Robert Benchley
  "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
  "I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious
  - Rita Rudner
  "My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to $3.00 a
can. That's almost $21.00 in dog money."
  - Joe Weinstein
  "Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you
are wonderful."
  - Ann Landers
  'There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your
  - Ben Williams
  "A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves
  - Josh Billings
  "The average dog is a nicer person than the average person."
-Andy Rooney
  "Outside of a dog, a book is probably man's best friend; inside of a
dog, it's too dark to read."
  - Groucho Marx
  "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
  "If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I
have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons."
  - James Thurber
  "Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax
and get used to the idea."
  - Robert A. Heinlein