Dogs (251-300)

The dog that has left the house has no master.
— African (Wolof)

The dog that means to bite doesn’t bark.
— Italian

The dog that’s always on the go,
is better than the one that’s always curled up.
— Irish

The dog that barks much bites little.
— Portuguese

The dog that barks much is never good for hunting.
— Portuguese

The dog that bites does not bark in vain.
— Italian

The dog that fetches will carry.
— English

The hungry dog does not push on in the chase.
— Turkish

The dogs that wags its tail cannot be beaten.
— Japanese

The dog will not get free by biting his chain.
— Danish

The dog does not know how to swim
until the water reaches his ears.
— Russian

The dog does not get bread
every time he wags his tail.
— German

The wolf does not fear the sheepdog,
but his collar or nails.
— Russian

The dog bites not his master.
— Turkish

The dog barks at the moon in vain.
— Slovak

The dog that kills wolves is killed by wolves.
— Spanish

The dog says he will never commit adultery,
but when he does so,
he commits it with his own father’s wife.
— African (Ashanti)

The dog that has been beaten with a stick
is afraid of its shadow.
— Italian

The dog may bark but the anthill will not run away.
— Burmese

The dog knows you by his tail.
— Hawaiian

The dog knows the hand that gives him bread.
— Turkish

The dog knows how to eat bones.
— Haitian

The dog is boldest at home.
— Norwegian

The dog is a lion in his own home.
— Russian

The dog in his hunger swallows dung.
— Hebrew

The dog has four feet, but he does
not walk with them in four roads.
— Haitian

The dog gets into the mill under cover of the ass.
— French

The dog barks at the moon all night long,
but the moon never hears him.
— Rumanian

The dogs that means to bite doesn't bark.
— Italian

The dogs bite the last.
— German

The dog with many homes dies of hunger.
— Slovak

The dog that strays too much loses his share.
— Jamaican

The dog that wags its tail cannot be beaten.
— Japanese

The dog wags his tail, not for you but for your bread.
— Spanish

The dog which is known to be very
swift is set to catch the hare.
— African (Yoruba)

The dog survives the winter but only his skin knows how.
— Greek

The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.
— Danish

The dog's owner is the one who can
take the bone from its mouth.
— Africa (Jabo)

The dog barks and the caravan passes on.
— Turkish

The dog does not eat hay, but he doesn’t
let the donkey eat it either.
— Greek

The cat and dog may kiss, yet are none the better friends.
— English

The cat hates the dog that bites her.
— Welsh

The camel carries the burden,
the dog does the panting.
— Turkish

The rich feast, the poor fast; the dogs dine, the poor pine.
— English

The starving dog fears not the stick.
— Japanese

The teeth of the puppy are growing,
while the old dog is gnawing bones.
— Danish

The wolf is not afraid of the dog, but he hates his bark.
— Yiddish

There are three faithful friends, an old wife,
an old dog, and ready money.
— American

There is no dog, be he ever so wicked, but wags his tail.
— Italian

There are good dogs of all sizes.
— French

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