Facts About Dogs

Interesting Dog Facts

  *The Greyhound is the Fastest Dog on Earth and can run 45 miles per hour for short periods of time.
*The Irish Wolfhound is the largest dog breed.
*The Great Dane is the tallest dog.
*The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed.
*The St. Bernard is the heaviest dog breed.
The Worlds oldest known dog was an Australian cattle-dog named Bluey who lived to the age of 29 years and 5 months!
Did You Know   -
*Barking Sands Beach, on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, is known for its unusual dry sand that squeaks or "barks like a dog".
*Two dogs survived the sinking of Titanic.
*The Great Dane breed of dog originates from Germany.
*At the end of the Beatles' song "A Day In The Life", an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for the enjoyment of his Shetland sheepdog.
*When a dog bays at the moon, it is following its basic instinct to call the pack together.
*Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible.
*Prairie dogs are not dogs - they're a kind of rodent.
*Dalmatians are pure white when they are born and develop their spots as they grow older.
*The Poodle's "haircut" was to improve their swimming abilities.  The pom-poms were left to keep their joints warm.
               
       

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