8 Amazing Facts About Dogs

1. Puppies grow to half their body weight in the first five months! They are so fast 🙂

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2. Speaking of fast, Greyhounds are the fastest dogs. They can run up to 44 miles per hour!

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3. Originating in the Middle East sometime around 329 BC, the Saluki holds the title as the world’s oldest breed.

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4. Dogs can learn more than 1000 words. Well, that’s much more than some of us.

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5. Dogs can see best at dawn and dusk. Hmm, uncanny!

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6. Perky-eared dogs hear sounds better than floppy-eared ones. Shush! They will hear the chips!

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7. The Mastiff, weighs about 200 pounds and guess what, they are the heaviest breed.

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8. Dogs who wuf the most: Yorkshire Terriers, Cairn Terriers, Fox Terriers, West Highland White Terriers and Miniature Schnauzers. Noisy little ones!

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