Experiencing the death of your dog is extremely painful. Dogs are man’s best friend by nature and the relationship between a person and their dog is unlike any other.
These quotes about losing your dog are meant to help you see the situation through a positive lenses. Although your dog is no longer here, they can still continue to make you happy by staying alive in your memories.
Quotes About the Death of a Dog
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.
The one best place to bury a good dog is in the heart of his master.
Ben Hur Lampman
It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them, and every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are.
All dogs go to heaven because, unlike people, dogs are naturally good and loyal and kind.
Not the least hard thing to bear when they go from us, these quiet friends, is that they carry away with them so many years of our own lives.
There is no death. Only a change of worlds.
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.
His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Grief is so painfully real, regardless of its origin. The love of, and attachment to, an animal friend can equal that of human relationships. Likewise, the loss of an animal can be just as devastating.
Rev. Joel L. Morgan
I think God will have prepared everything for our perfect happiness. If it takes my dog being there [in Heaven], I believe he’ll be there.
Rev. Billy Graham
A good dog never dies. He always stays. He walks beside you on crisp autumn days when frost is on the fields and winter’s drawing near. His head is within our hand in his old way.
Mary Carolyn Davies
I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.
The best way to get over a dog’s death is to get another soon.
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