1. An African wolf dog known as the basenji is the only dog in the world that can’t bark.
2. Basset Hounds can’t swim!
3. A dog’s smell is more than 100,000 times stronger than that of a human’s.
4. Puppies sleep ninety percent of the day for their first few weeks.
5. Dogs are all direct descendants of wolves.
6. Dalmatian puppies are born completely white.
7. The Chihuahua was named after the state in Mexico where they were discovered.
8. A German Shepherd guide dog led her blind companion, Bill Irwin, the entire 2100 mile Appalachian Trail.
9. The breed Lundehune has 6 toes and can close its ears
10. Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic – a Newfoundland, a Pomeranian, and a Pekingese