Pet Smiles

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James Herriot 1

“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot, British Writer

Dick Dale

“There’s a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.” – Dick Dale, American Musician

Josh Billings American Comedian 1

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” – Josh Billings, American Comedian

Martin Buber German Philosopher

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” – Martin Buber, German Philosopher

Brendon Urie American Musician

“My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They’re loyal, kind and offer endless affection.” – Brendon Urie, American Musician

James Cromwell American Actor

“Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.” – James Cromwell, American Actor

George Eliot British Author

“Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot, British Author

Milan Kundera Czech Writer 1

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.” – Milan Kundera, Czech Writer

Rachael Ray American Television Personality

“I think having an animal in your life makes you a better human.” – Rachael Ray, American Television Personality

John Muir Scottish American Naturalist

“Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way.” – John Muir, Scottish-American Naturalist

Elizabeth Eiler Reiki Master and Author

“Dogs don’t make judgments about physical appearance or abilities, and they don’t care how big your house is or what you do for a living. They care about the quality of your character and your capacity to love.” – Elizabeth Eiler, Reiki Master and Author

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