Dogs (001-050)

A stupid dog will not do for the chase.
— African (Yoruba)

A dog does not enter a home where they suffer from hunger.
— Ugandan

A mischievous dog must be tied short.
— Italian

A meatless bone belongs to the dog.
— African (Hausa)

A sleeping dog should not be roused for food.
— African (Shona)

A man may provoke his own dog to bite him.
— English

A man is not a dog.
— African (Ovambo)

A man in a foreign country is like a mad dog.
— Indian (Kashmiri)

A man, a horse, and a dog are never
weary of each other's company.
— English

] A male dog does not get food for his companion.
— African (Bemba)

A mad dog cannot live long.
— French

A barking dog bites little.
— English

A puppy does not hunt rabbits with a big dog.
— African (Ovambo)

A piece of meat isn't the dog's portion unless it falls on the ground.
— African (Hausa)

A biting dog does not bark.
— Finnish

A bone is more valuable to a dog than a pearl.
— Filipino

A bone in a mortar is no luck for the dog.
— African (Hausa)

A caravan does not turn back at the howling of a dog.
— Turkish

A mad dog bites anything but himself.
— African (Libya)

A false witness is worthy of being cast to the dogs.
— Hebrew

A garden without a fence is like a dog without a tail.
— African (Morocco)

A goat is not a dog; one's own child is not a slave.
— African (Ovambo)

A good dog deserves a good bone.
— English

A good dog hunts by instinct.
— French

A good man protects three villages;
a good dog, three houses.
— Chinese

A noisy dog is not fit for hunting.
— Indian (Tamil)

A toiling dog comes halting home.
— English

A woman's tears and a dog's limping are not real.
— Spanish

A talking man is no better than a barking dog.
— American

A still dog bites sore.
— English

A small dog is a puppy until old age.
— Russian

A burnt child fears the fire, and bitten child fears a dog.
— Danish

A dog is sometimes more faithful than a child.
— Yiddish

A bashful dog never fattens.
— German

A bachelor and a dog may do everything.
— Polish

A modest dog seldom grows fat.
— Danish

A dog is wiser than a woman,
he does not bark at his master.
— Russian

A dog lying down has surrendered.
— African (Shona)

A dog speaks for the master.
— African (Shona)

A dog may look at a bishop.
— French

A dog once burnt will leave ash covered embers alone.
— African (Fulani)

A dog that steals sells its body.
— Kenyan

A vicious dog must be tied short.
— French

A vicious dog bites its own master.
— German

A dog cannot bark and bite at the same time.
— Ugandan

A dog knows the places he is thrown food.
— Ugandan

A thieving dog knows itself.
— Kenyan

A dog knows the places he is thrown food.
— Ugandan

A dog once struck with a firebrand
dreads even the sight of lightning.
— Indian (Bihar)

A dog soiled with excrement laughs
at another soiled with bran.
— Korean

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