100+ Dog Mom Quotes for Your Furry Friend

Raising a fur baby is almost the same as raising a human child! Pet parents give tremendous effort, especially by dedicating time and resources to their beloved pooches. They give new meaning to the phrase dog lover. If you are a fellow dog mom or you know a dog mother who simply adores their pet, make them smile and show some support and love. Why not show how much you care for dog moms around you with a simple card and a heartfelt and genuine mom and dog quote!

Mom dog with baby

Choose from any of the dog mom quotes we’ve collected below. And surely, you can make a wonderful difference in a day of a pet parent!

Dog Mom Quotes that Bring Joy and Love

  1. “I never dreamed I’d be this crazy dog mom with the cutest dog ever.” -Unknown
  2. “I have a dog. He cuddles with me all night, so I don’t really need a boyfriend.” -Sara Sampaio
  3. “Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation, and almost as good for the soul as prayer.” –Dean Koontz
  4. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” –Rodger A. Caras
  5. “I am in love with a child who was not born from me, but born for me.” –Unknown
  6. “The friendship of a dog is precious. It becomes even more so when one is so far removed from home.” –Dwight D. Eisenhower
  7. “Being a dog mom doesn’t mean being related to someone by blood. It means loving someone unconditionally and with your whole heart.” –Unknown
  8. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” –Unknown
  9. “Sometimes, a dog is the only one who can fill the void in your heart.” –Unknown
  10. “I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers if I belittle dogs and mothers.” –Ogden Nash
  11. “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.” –Christopher Morley
  12. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” –Charles M. Schulz
  13. “A mother shows unconditional love towards her children. If you are a dog mom, you love your dog the same way a mother loves her children unconditionally.” –Unknown
  14. “Being a dog mom isn’t an easy job, but it is definitely the best job anyone could ever have.” –Unknown
  15. “If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” –Unknown
  16. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them. And filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.” –Unknown
  17. “Diamonds Dogs are a girl’s best friend.” –Unknown
  18. “In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.” –W.H. Auden
  19. “In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn’t merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.” –Edward Hoagland
  20. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” –John Grogan
  21. “You can get true love from some humans and all dogs.” –Unknown
  22. “You know you’re a dog mom when you can’t go to the bathroom without an escort.” –Unknown
  23. “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” –Groucho Marx
  24. “When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone is happy to see you.” –Nora Ephron
  25. “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” –Orhan Pamuk
  26. “Buy me a pup and your money will buy love unflinching.” -Rudyard Kipling
  27. “Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?” -St. Basil
  28. “A dog mom always wants to make life richer for her dog.” -Unknown
  29. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog.” -Gene Hill
  30. “A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you have that in your life, things won’t be too hard.” -Robert Wagner
  31. “My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.” -Edith Wharton
  32. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you; they will be there long before any of us.” -Robert Louis
  33. “A dog can snap you out of any kind of bad mood that you’re in faster than you can think of.” -Jill Abramson

Dog Mom Quotes for Dog Mother’s Day

  1. “A dog is like a person – he needs a job and a family to be what he’s meant to be.” –Andrew Vachss
  2. “People live imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.” –Ashly Lorenzana
  3. “Be the person your dog thinks you are.” –C.J. Frick
  4. “If I could be half the person my dog is, I’d be twice the human I am.” -Charles Yu
  5. “A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Given him your heart and he will give you his.” –Unknown
  6. “Love is… how excited your dog is when you get home.” –Unknown
  7. “You say ‘it’s just a dog.’ First of all, that’s my child.” –Unknown
  8. “You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’” –Dave Barry
  9. “Dogs fill your heart without trying.” –Unknown
  10. “The love of a dog is a pure thing. He gives you a trust which is total. You must not betray it.” –Michel Houellebecq
  11. “Dogs just need you and love, that’s all.” –Jennifer Westfeldt
  12. “You’ll never get the dog that you want; you’ll always get the dog that you need.” –Cesar Milan
  13. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” –Josh Billings
  14. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they [dogs] bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” –John Grogan
  15. “Nothing in life will ever make you as happy, as sad, as exhausted, or as incredibly proud as dog motherhood.” –Unknown
  16. “I feel sorry for people who don’t have dogs. I hear they have to pick up food they drop on the floor.” –Unknown
  17. “There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” –Mira Grant
  18. “Love is a four-legged word.” –Unknown
  19. “Time spent with a dog is never wasted.” –Unknown
  20. “The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.” –Konrad Lorenz
  21. “Dogs are our link to paradise.” –Milan Kundera
  22. “Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” –Sidney Jeanne Seward
  23. “The greatest fear dogs know is the fear that you will not come back when you go out the door without them.” –Stanley Coren
  24. “Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” –Dean Koontz
  25. “What do dogs do on their day off? Can’t lie around – that’s their job.” –George Carlin
  26. “If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” –Woodrow Wilson
  27. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.” –Louis Sabin
  28. “When an eighty-five-pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it’s hard to feel sad.” –Kristan Higgins
  29. “There’s just something about dogs that makes you feel good. You come home, they’re thrilled to see you. They’re good for the ego.” –Janet Schnellman
  30. “The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.” –Robert Falcon Scott
  31. “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
  32. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them and filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.” –Thom Jones
  33. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” –Judy Desmond
  34. “The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love unconditionally as a dog.” –M.K. Clinton
  35. “Did you know that there are over 300 words for love in canine?” –Gabrielle Zevin
  36. “No matter how you’re feeling, a little dog gonna love you.” –Waka Flocka Flame
  37. “Scratch a dog, and you’ll find a permanent job.” –Franklin P. Jones
  38. “As wonderful as dogs can be, they are famous for missing the point.” –Jean Ferris
  39. “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” –Johnny Depp
  40. “Dog Mum: (n) the best walking companion and pro pooper scooper. Someone who provides the snacks and gives unconditional love.” -Seventh Heaven
  41. “Everything I know, I learned from dogs.” -Nora Roberts

Dog Mom Quotes for Instagram

These quick captions are great for posting your own quotes about being a dog mom, or dog mom sayings to tag other Instagram users with. Grab your smartphone, some dog treats, and get your pup to pose like a diva superstar!

  1. “Dog hair is my glitter.” -Design Bundles
  2. “Home wouldn’t be the same without this one running through it.” -Elite Daily
  3. “A dog is the only thing that can mend a crack in your broken heart.” -Judy Desmond
  4. “It’s not drinking alone if the dog is at home.” -HQ Digital Art
  5. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” -Andy Rooney
  6. “You make me the happiest dog mom ever.” -Elite Daily
  7. “Whoever said diamonds are a girl’s best friend never had a dog.” –Unknown
  8. “Beware of the dog, he will steal your heart.” –Unknown
  9. “Fur-iends through thick and thin.” –Unknown
  10. “Even the tiniest Poodle or Chihuahua is still a wolf at heart.” –Dorothy Hinshaw
  11. “No outfit is complete without dog hair.” -HQ Digital Art
  12. “Home is where the dog runs to greet you.” -Unknown
  13. “The rumors are true: I am a dog mom to the cutest pup in the world.” -Unknown
  14. “So lucky to get to cuddle with this one every night.” -Unknown
  15. “My dog only loves his food and his mama. I’m not sorry.” -Unknown
  16. “Working hard so I can shower my dog with more toys.” -Elite Daily

Funny Dog Mom Quotes

  1. “Bliss is the result of a silent conversation between me and my dog.” -Unknown
  2. “Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.” –Sue Murphy
  3. “A woman cannot survive on wine alone, she must also own dogs.” -Unknown
  4. “If being a crazy dog mom is wrong, then I don’t want to be right.” -Unknown
  5. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” -Marilyn Monroe
  6. “People think I’m crazy because I talk to my dogs. What am I supposed to do? Just ignore them when they ask me a question?” -Unknown
  7. “Can I get a round of a-paws for my expert dog mom skills, please?” -Unknown
  8. “This whole mom thing? Total walk in the park.” -Unknown
  9. “The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog.” -Carrie Underwood
  10. “You get me through all the ruff times.” -Unknown
  11. “Dogs before dudes.” -Unknown
  12. “You know you’re a dog mom when you can’t go to the bathroom without an escort.” -Unknown
  13. “No matter how many times you pee on my rug, I still love you.” -Elite Daily
  14. “I take insults to my dog more personally than insults to myself.” -Unknown
  15. “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” -Ann Landers

Foster Dog Mom Quotes

  1. “Opening up your life to a dog who needs a home is one of the most fulfilling things you can do.” -Emma Kenney
  2. “There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.” -Mira Grant
  3. “This dog mom is more of a dog person than a people person.” -Unknown
  4. “Every day I take time to pause and reflect on how much my world has become better ever since I became a dog mom.” -Unknown
  5. “Being a dog mom is a gift because my dog gives me a reason to smile every day.” –Unknown
  6. “My dog is my heart.” -Unknown
  7. “Dogs just need you and love, that’s all.” -Jennifer Westfeldt
  8. “I’m not like a regular mom. I’m a dog mom.” -Design Bundles
  9. “Love is wet noses, slobbery kisses and wagging tails.” -Minty Marshmallows
  10. “Having a dog will bless you with many of the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst.” -Unknown
  11. “People love dogs. You can never go wrong adding a dog to the story.” –Jim Butcher
  12. “No animal I know of can consistently be more of a friend and companion than a dog.” -Stanley Leinwall
  13. “My dogs have been the reason I have woken up every single day of my life with a smile on my face.” -Jennifer Skiff
  14. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” -Roger Caras

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