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This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Dogs page.

Protection of the pages[edit]

I think that a administrator must protect this page, I have seen that this page is vandalized, but want that review this page, and decide in protect. Only a request. --Danilo Andres Ramirez Nuvola Chile flag.svg Problems? 00:06, 17 March 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for undoing the vandalism. Protection is only needed when there is persistent vandalism or edit warring, which does not appear to be the case here. ~ Ningauble 16:35, 17 March 2010 (UTC)[reply]


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  • A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
  • A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.
  • A dog owns nothing, yet is seldom dissatisfied.
    • Irish Proverb
  • A door is that which a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
  • A puppy is but a dog, plus high spirits, and minus common sense.
  • Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
  • Better not take a dog on the space shuttle, because if he sticks his head out when you're coming home his face might burn up.
  • Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives.
  • Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
  • Dogs have more love than integrity. They've been true to us, yes, but they haven't been true to themselves.
  • Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
  • Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building.
  • Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
  • I hope if dogs ever take over the world, and they chose a king, they don't just go by size, because I bet there are some Chihuahuas with some good ideas.
  • I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
  • I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
  • If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
  • If dogs could talk, perhaps we'd find it just as hard to get along with them as we do people.
  • If it be the chief point of friendship to comply with a friend's motions and inclinations, he possesses this in an eminent degree; he lies down when I sit, and walks when I walk, which is more than many good friends can pretend to do.
  • If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.
  • If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for — to bite when he feels like it!
  • 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.
  • In the future, airplanes will be flown by a dog and a pilot. And the dog's job will be to make sure that if the pilot tries to touch any of the buttons, the dog bites him.
  • Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
  • My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money.
  • Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to.
  • Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
  • The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too.
  • The reason dogs have so many friends is because they wag their tails instead of their tongues.
    • Unknown
  • We are alone, absolutely alone on this chance planet: and, amid all the forms of life that surround us, not one, excepting the dog, has made an alliance with us.
  • What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, what counts is the size of the fight in the dog.
  • When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news.
  • Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.
  • I created dog, to mend the error I made in creating man.
  • I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
  • "If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket then giving Fido only two of them."
  • I poured spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone.
  • A dog may chase a cat, but will the cat chase the dog?