• A one year-old pup is as physically mature as a 15-year-old human.
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  • Your dog can smell your feelings.
  • Obesity is the #1 health problem among dogs.
  • 70% of people sign their pet’s name on greeting and holiday cards.
  • Dogs have no sense of “time”.
  • The largest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound.
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  • In Switzerland, some people still regularly eat dog and cat meat. It’s legal in the country.
  • Husky dogs have been banned from Antarctica since 1994.
  • The earliest European images of dogs are found in cave paintings dating back 12,000 years ago in Spain.
  • The world’s smallest dog breed is the Chihuahua.
  • Dogs do not have an appendix.
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  • An African wolf dog known as the Basenji is the only dog in the world that cannot bark.
  • Labradors are the most popular breed in the United States.
  • Dogs don’t ONLY see in black and white, they can also see blue and yellow.
  • The Afghan Hound is believed to be the dumbest dog.
  • Dogs were used as messengers in WW1, carrying orders to the front lines in capsules attached to their bodies.
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  • Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs.
  • A puppy is born blind, deaf, and toothless.
  • About one million dogs are the primary beneficiary in their owners’ wills in the U.S.
  • George Washington had thirty-six dogs – all foxhounds – with one named Sweetlips.
  • Smaller breeds of Dogs mature faster than larger breeds.
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  • Puppies sleep ninety percent of the day for their first few weeks.
  • It costs approximately $10,000 to train a federally certified search and rescue dog.
  • 30,000 dogs a day are slaughtered in China for meat and fur.
  • A coyote crossed with a dog is called a “coydog”.
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