*It is a myth that dogs are colour blind. They can see colour, but not as well as we can.
*Dogs can see better in low light than we can because they have a special light reflecting layer behind their retinas.
*Dogs sweat through their feet.
*The United States has the highest dog population in the world.
*Dogs can be trained to detect epileptic seizures.
*Portuguese Water Dogs and Newfoundlands are great swimmers because they have webbed feet.
*The fastest dogs on earth are Greyhounds. They can run up to 45 miles per hour.
*A dog’s nose print is as unique as a human’s finger print.
*We have had dogs as pets for over 12,000 years.
*There are over 703 different breeds of dogs.
*Dogs have twice as many muscles in there ears than we do.
*Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
*A dog’s hearing is ten times better than ours.
*The earliest dog fossil dates back to nearly 10,000BC.
*Dalmatian puppies are born completely white.
*The heaviest dog on record weighed 319 lbs.
*The tallest dog stood 41 inches high.
*1 in 3 families have a dog.
*Puppies don’t open their eyes until they are about 12 days old.