· There are estimated to be over 60 million dogs in the United States, alone.
· President Lyndon Johnson had 2 Beagles, while in the White House. Their names were Him and Her!
· Three dogs were survivors of the sinking Titanic – a Pomeranian, a Pekinese and a Newfoundland.
· It is estimated that around 1,000,000 dogs are the main beneficiary of human wills in America.
· The Bassett Hound dog cannot swim.
· It is said over 75% of pet owners in, America; sign their pet’s name on their Christmas Cards at the holidays.
· Dogs have no sense of “real time” [human hours, minutes and such] and only sense and live by seasonal changes.
· The African dog breed called the Basenji is very unusual, for it is the only known dog that cannot bark.
· President George Washington is documented as having owned 36 Fox Hounds he used regularly when hunting.
· Dalmatian puppies are born all white and grow “into” their spots!
· A dog’s heart beats 50% faster than a human heart, at 120 beats per minute.
· A dog’s nose print is unique and can be used like a human fingerprint to identify each dog.