Even when a dog sits down, he brushes the spot with his tail. ( Said in recommendation of neatness.)
If dogs could live on grass, every body could keep one.
Indulge the familiarity of a dog, and he will jump on to your head. (That is - Keep the mean in their own place.)
Go at the dog's pace and come back at the cat's. (That is, post haste: both animals travel rapidly.)
Put a dog's tail into a straight pipe for twelve years, and it will still be as crooked as ever. (Said of a man incorrigibly bad.)
My heart beats like a dog's. (The sensation of a throbbing over the ribs is supposed to indicate the approach of an absent lover or friend.)
He has eaten dogs' brains. (Said of a great talker.)-- from