26 Best Dog Condolences Quotes That Can Ease Your Pain

Last Updated on February 4, 2021 by Scott M. Thomas

In the evolution of time dogs are the most domesticated animals in human life. They occupy a very important part of our lives. Especially those who love dogs and always love to see a dog in their home. But like everything else they also have to die. It’s a very heartbreaking moment for a dog lover. In this writing we gathered some dog condolences quotes that are worth knowing. If your dog died recently or one of your friends recently lost a dog then writing is for you. You can use these quotes for your friends. Surely these awesome quotes can help you to reduce your pain. 

“Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.” – Erica Jong

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

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“They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.” – Cassandra Clare

“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.” – Pam Brown

“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.” – Hermione Gingold

“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” – Gene Hill

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“The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?” – Sir Walter Scott

“There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.” – Aeschylus

“The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be.” – Konrad Lorenz

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” – Mark Twain

“I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?” – Sir Walter Scott

“Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it.” – Amy Sedaris

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“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

“I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” – Joe Garagiola

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – By Thom Jones

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“I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite

satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?” – Sir Walter Scott

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers

“The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.” – Sharon Ralls Lemon

“Dog is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” – Lacie Petitt

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“Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts.” – Unknown

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France

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