Inspirational Quotes on Pets

Globally, 57% of people are pet owners. Though the GFK survey was done in 22 countries, the United States is the world leader in pet ownership. All pet owners love to read inspirational quotes on pets to motivate them further in spreading their love toward the voiceless.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, pets, especially dogs are present in more than 43 million American households. Nearly 70 million dogs are owned by Americans.

The affection for dogs in the United States is unfathomable, and puppy love is something that everyone understands and appreciates.

Next to dogs are the cats followed by all other types of animals.

Inspirational quotes on pets

Here’s list of motivational pet quotations by authors, performers, politicians, and others. 
At least one of these pet quotes is certain to resonate with you, especially if you are pet lover.
We’ve got you covered with cute and amusing pet quotes to help you celebrate your pets every day, since man’s best friend always has your back!




Josh Billings

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

Henry Wheeler Shaw, a 19th-century American humorist, used the pen name Josh Billings. During the second half of the nineteenth century, he was a well-known humor writer and lecturer in the United States. Mark Twain is frequently compared to him.



Martin Buber


An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.– Martin Buber


Martin Buber (1878–1965) was a prolific author, scholar, literary translator, and political activist whose writings spanned Jewish mysticism to social philosophy, biblical studies, religious phenomenology, philosophical anthropology, education, politics, and art, and were mostly written in German and Hebrew.






Dick Dale 


“If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.”- Dick Dale


Dick Dale was an American rock guitarist who was born Richard Anthony Monsour. He was a pioneer of surf music, experimenting with reverb and drawing on Middle Eastern music scales. Dale was dubbed “The King of the Surf Guitar,” and his second studio album was titled “The King of the Surf Guitar.”




Brendon Urie


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


Brendon Boyd Urie is an American singer, songwriter, and musician best known for being the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist for Panic! at the Disco, of which he is the only surviving original member.




James Cromwell


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


James Oliver Cromwell is an actor from the United States. Babe, Star Trek: First Contact, L.A. Confidential, The Green Mile, Secretariat, The Artist, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom are some of his best-known films.




George Eliot


“Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot


Mary Ann Evans, better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, and translator who lived during the Victorian era. Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Romola, Felix Holt, the Radical, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda are among her seven novels.




James Herriot


“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


James Alfred Wight OBE FRCVS was a British veterinary surgeon and author who went under the pen name James Herriot. Wight, who was born in Sunderland and graduated from Glasgow Veterinary College in 1939, returned to England to work as a veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire for nearly 50 years.




Milan Kundera


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




Rachael Ray


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


Rachael Domenica Ray is a celebrity chef, media personality, businesswoman, and author from the United States. She is the host of Rachael Ray, a syndicated daily discussion and lifestyle show, as well as the Food Network series 30 Minute Meals.




John Muir


“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 


John Muir was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, novelist, environmental philosophy, botanist, zoologist, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America. He was also known as “John of the Mountains” and “Father of the National Parks.”

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