Fun Facts About Dogs!
The dog was one of the first animals domesticated by humans.
The world’s first dog show was held in Britain in 1859.
The smallest mature dog was a Yorkshire Terrier that was 2 1/2 inches high at its shoulder.
The tallest dog ever was a Great Dane who stood 41 inches high.
As of 1977 the American Kennel Club recognized 121 breeds of dog.
Siberian Huskies have been used to herd reindeer in Siberia for 3000 years.
The Chihuahua is the smallest breed in the world.
Rin Tin Tin was the first American dog movie star and signed his own contracts for 22 movies with a pawprint.
Dogs do not have an appendix.
An adult dog has 42 teeth.
George Washington had 36 foxhounds, and one was named Sweetlips.
Dalmation puppies are pure white at birth.
The only sweat glands a dog has are between the paw pads.