Dogs (151-200)

Dogs do not bark at a dead wolf.
— Rumanian

Dogs don’t always bark before they bite.
— English

Dogs show their teeth when they dare not bite.
— American

Dogs show no aversion to poor families.
— Chinese

Dogs keep the house and roosters
announce daybreak with their crows.
— Vietnamese

Dogs that bark at a distance never bite.
— English

Dogs that bark much don't bite.
— German

Dogs fight over a bone and mourners over an inheritance.
— Yiddish

Dogs wag their tails not so much in love to you as to your bread.
— English

Don't be afraid of a dog that barks.
— Greek

Don't trust a strange dog.
— Slovak

Don’t snap your fingers at the dogs
before you are out of the village.
— French

Don't pour water on a drowning dog.
— Filipino

Dust does not rise because a dog-flea hops.
— Burmese

Even a dog will not eat a quarrel between husband and wife.
— Japanese

Even the meanest dog wags its tail.
— German

Even a dog is king in his own place.
— Indian (Tamil)

Even a weak lion is not bitten by a dog.
— African (Ovambo)

Even your dog knows the homes of your friends.
— Cameroonian

Every dog rests at his own door.
— African (Hausa)

Every dog considers himself a lion at home.
— English

Every dog will be lord on his own dunghill.
— Welsh

Every dog is valiant in his own kennel.
— French

Every dog has his day.
— English

Every dog barks differently.
— Slovak

Every dog thinks himself a lion in
his master's yard.
— Jamaican

Every dog has his day, and a bitch two afternoons.
— Scottish

Fiddlers, dogs, and flies come to feasts uncalled.
— English

Fools and little dogs are ladies' playfellows.
— English

Great lords and dogs do not close the door behind them.
— Serbo-Croatian

He that wants to hang a dog says that it bites the sheep.
— Danish

He who associates with dogs learns to pant.
— Russian

He who travels with a dog may lie,
but not one who travels with people.
— African (Bemba)

He who swaddles the wolf will be barked at by the dog.
— African (Wolof)

He who has a dog need not bark himself.
— Norwegian

He who would have a bone from a dog
must give them meat instead.
— Norwegian

Hunger and ease is a dog's life.
— English

Hungry dogs will eat dirty puddings.
— English

Hyena and dog can't share an abode.
— African (Hausa)

If the dog goes when the cat comes,
there will be no fight.
— Chinese

If the dog is not at home, he barks not.
— African (Wolof)

If the hyena were peaceful, the dog
would not acknowledge it.
— African (Hausa)

If you shake a dog, you shake his owner.
— Ugandan

If you lie down with the dogs, you get up with the fleas.
— Yiddish

If a dog barks at you, stop his muzzle with bread.
— Rumanian

If you wish the dog to follow you, feed him.
— English

If the dog's prayer were accepted,
there would be a shower of bones from heaven.
— Turkish

If you would wish the dog
to follow you, feed him.
— English

If the old dog bark, he gives counsel.
— English

If dogs had their way there would be no horses.
— Serbo-Croatian

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