Did You Know?

Facts and Interesting Information

  • Keep chocolate candies out of your dog’s reach. Chocolate can be fatal to dogs.
  • Most dogs are color blind. They see everything as black, white, or gray.
  • Puppies don’t wag their tails until about 30 days after birth. The earliest recorded wag was observed in a 17-day-old puppy.
  • Dogs cool themselves by panting. they only have sweat glands in the pads of their feet.
  • Dogs cannot digest the whites of raw eggs. It’s OK to feed your puppy cooked eggs occasionally.
  • More than 53 million dogs now live the United States.  About 1/3 of all U.S. households have one or more dogs.
  • Of the 131 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, only 8 originated in the United States.
  • Never feed cat food to a dog.  Dogs need half the protein cats do.  Dogs and cats must have food developed to their specific nutritional needs.
  • Clean up your antifreeze puddles–it’s poisonous.