Celebrities love their dogs just like the rest of us. And, like us, they learn a lot from spending time with their canine companions. Here's some of the wisdom from the mouths of the famous, starting with Jon Hamm whose quote came the day after he lost his dog.
"I'm a big dog fan. They're the best. They make life better, although they're hard to deal with. But complications in life are actually what make it fun."
— Jon Hamm (actor)
"You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, 'Wow, you're right! I never would've thought of that!'"
— Dave Barry (writer)
"I've been in that angst of loneliness, where you're really alone in the universe, except for the dog."
— William Shatner (actor)
"I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive."
— Gilda Radner (comedian)
"To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs."
— Aldous Huxley (writer)
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole."
— Roger Caras (photographer and writer)
"Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more."
— Agatha Christie (writer)
"The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs."
— Charles de Gaulle (former president of the French Republic)
"Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."
— Ann Landers (advice columnist)
"Dogs never bite me. Just humans."
— Marilyn Monroe (actor)