Dogs are wonderful friends and companions for both adults and children. Here are some dog facts with some wonderful quotes about dogs and a few jokes thrown in.

"Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful"-Ann Landers

"If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one." -Andrew A. Rooney


The Komondor is one of the most unique looking breeds. He is covered with masses of ringlets that hand down to the ground.

A puppy begins to see when it is between 2 to 3 weeks old.

It is estimated that one million dogs in the United States have been named the primary beneficiary in their owner's will.

A dog can hear sounds 250 yards away that most people cannot hear beyond 25 yards.

Dogs can see color but it is not as vivid a color scheme as we see. It is much like our vision at twilight.

There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.

What countries have the least amount of pet dogs? Germany and Switzerland only have one dog for every ten families. They need more dogs.

The ancient Chinese royalty loved the Pekingese, carrying them tucked into the sleeves of their royal robes.

"A dog is not almost human, and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such." -John Holmes

"Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window," -Steve Bluestone

"To err is human, to forgive canine." -Anonymous

"The more I see of man, the better I like dogs." -Madame Roland

"If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them." -Phil Pastoret

"Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.¨ -Franklin P. Jones

"Whoever said you can't buy happiness forgot little puppies.¨ -Gene Hill

"There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.¨ -Ben Williams


"If you can't decide between a Shepherd, a Setter, or a Poodle, get them all....adopt a mutt!¨ -ASPCA

"When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!¨ -David Starr Jordan

All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." -George Orwell

"If you don't have a dog--at least one--there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life." --Vincent Van Gogh


The ancient Chinese royalty loved the Pekingese, carrying them tucked into the sleeves of their royal robes.

Have you ever seen a dog curled up with his tail covering his nose? They do that to keep the nose warm in cold.

Many dogs eyes reflect the color green in the dark, but some also reflect orange or red.

Every minute, dogs take ten to thirty breaths.

The Blonde & The K-9 Patrol Dispatch

The police department, famous for its superior K-9 unit, was somewhat taken aback by a recent incident. Returning home from work, a blonde was shocked to find her house ransacked and burglarized. She telephoned the police at once and reported the crime. The police dispatcher broadcast the call on the channels, and a K-9 unit patrolling nearby was the first on the scene.

As the K-9 officer approached the house with his dog on a leash, the blonde ran out on the porch, clapped a hand to her head and moaned, "I come home from work to find all my possessions stolen, I call the police for help, and what do they do? They send a BLIND policeman!"

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