Dog Rescue Quotes

Quotes tagged as "dog-rescue" Showing 1-18 of 18
Karen Davison
“Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.”
Karen Davison

Jennifer Skiff
“Dogs, for a reason that can only be described as divine, have the ability to forgive, let go of the past, and live each day joyously. It’s something the rest of us strive for.”
Jennifer Skiff, The Divinity of Dogs: True Stories of Miracles Inspired by Man's Best Friend

“A dog is not a thing. A thing is replaceable. A dog is not. A thing is disposable. A dog is not. A thing doesn’t have a heart. A dog’s heart is bigger than any “thing” you can ever own.”
Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand

“Whoever declared that love at first sight doesn’t exist has never witnessed the purity of a puppy or looked deep into a puppy’s eyes. If they did, their lives would change considerably.”
Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand

Meg Donohue
“I'm convinced that petting a puppy is good luck.”
Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy

Ann Taylor
“After we bring food home from the grocery store...Dogs must think we are the greatest hunters ever!”
Ann Taylor

Elizabeth  Parker
“There will always be detours in the fascinating game called life. Find the path to your heart’s desires, and stay on course.”
Elizabeth Parker, Paw Prints in the Sand

Kathi Daley
“The strange thing is, this truly horrifying experience planted a seed deep within my heart that germinated and grew into a desire that, I have to admit, I've never completely overcome.”
Kathi Daley, Halloween Hijinks

Elizabeth  Parker
“While observing some people with their dogs, it is often a question of who is training whom. It is not uncommon to see an owner with their arms extended, holding on for dear life, while their dog runs wild. Unfortunately, I was becoming one of those owners.”
Elizabeth Parker, Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog

“Some may call you crazy if you try to reason with a dog. It is with desperate attempts that you hope they understand you. When the realization sinks in that your futile pleading goes without understanding or care, you are left with no choice but to think of the next best thing. From Finally Home: Lessons on Life from a Free-Spirited Dog”
Elizabeth Parker

Katya Armock
“Chloe, wake up. I really, really, really need to pee.”

I moan and sink deeper into Jorge’s arms, pulling my hand back.

“Chloe, wake up. I’m dying here. I have to pee.”

Ugh, why won’t that voice go away? I crack my eyes open and see Ringo by the bed prancing around doing the doggy version of a potty dance.

Ringo starts prancing toward the bedroom door. “Thank goodness. I’ve got to go.”
Katya Armock, To Hiss or to Kiss

“He was a well-educated, successful, thirty-five-year-old business owner who was sardonic, easily stressed, and disillusioned with the human race. He didn’t like children and he made fun of old people. His laundry list of phobias included drinking tap water, walking through grocery stores, and driving on highways. He smoked too much and suffered incapacitating panic attacks. Yet as founder of Stray Rescue in St. Louis, he spent his days chasing wild, injured, diseased dogs that no one else would touch.”
Melinda Roth, The Man Who Talks to Dogs: The Story of Randy Grim and His Fight to Save America's Abandoned Dogs

“Every day, when you got that first animal, I didn't care what else happened. As long as you got that first one, it was a good day." - Jeff Popwich”
Best Friends Animal Society, Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans

“And this miniature poodle was trapped in the alley, struggling to hold his head out of the water by propping his front paws up on a piece of steel frame." They clambered in and got the dog out. Days later, after a good bath at Tylertown, the little grey poodle they had rescued turned out to be white as snow.”
Best Friends Animal Society, Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans

“Before the Best Friends team got out on the water on their own, they spent several days ferrying already-rescued pets from the Jefferson Parish shelter, an official city facility, to the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown. It was clear to Troy that most of these animals had never seen the inside of a shelter before: "Their eyes seemed to be saying to me, 'Where am I? And where are my people?”
Best Friends Animal Society, Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans

“As a national community, we made mistakes in responding to Katrina. But we also did things right. In our ignorance, we insisted that people leave without their pets. But in our compassion we went back, and we made sure that as many as possible were, in the end, not left behind.”
Best Friends Animal Society, Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans

“Some animals had been stranded for close to two weeks when we got to them. Some were on porches, some marooned on car hoods and roofs. Doing whatever they could to survive." - Troy Snow”
Best Friends Animal Society, Not Left Behind: Rescuing the Pets of New Orleans

“I want you to know that we are professional dog rescuers,” he says. “We would never mess up a dog rescue in such a careless and unprofessional way!”
E.K. Wooll, The Untouchable Puppies: A Tale of Adversity and Triumph