top of page

Interesting Facts About Dogs

1. A female dog, could produce over 66,000 dogs in 6 years!

2. A dog’s mouth exerts 150-200 pounds of pressure per square inch.

3. 72% of dog owners believe their dog can predict when it is going to rain.

4. Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth, they can run up to 45 miles per hour.

5. Three dogs survived the Titanic – a Newfoundland, a Pomeranian, and a Pekingese.

6. Dog’s nose prints are as unique as a human’s finger prints and can be used to identify them.

7. Dogs can be as smart as a two-year old.

<- 8. The largest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound.

9. There are 703 breeds of purebred dogs.

10. Dogs only have sweat glands in their paw.

11. Dogs can tell how you are feeling by the way you smell.

12. The oldest known breed is believed to be the Saluki and was originally trained by Egyptians to help

them track game. ->

13. Every dog on earth likely descended from a species knows as the Tomarctus – a creature that roamed the earth over 15 million years ago.

14. A dog’s smell is more than 100,000 times stronger than that of a human’s.

15 . Dogs judge objects first by their movement, then by their brightness, and lastly by their shape.

16. The oldest dog on record – a Queensland “Heeler” named Bluey – was 29 years, 5 months old.

17. Dogs can understand up tp 250 words and gestures.

bottom of page