The first dogs were self-domesticated wolves which, at least 12,000 years ago, became attracted to the first sites of permanent human habitation.
- Dog Fact 1
The most dogs ever owned by one person were 5,000 Mastiffs owned by Kubla Khan.Dog Fact 2
The wetness of a dog’s nose is essential for determining what direction a smell is coming from.Dog Fact 3
Dalmatians are completely white at birth.Dog Fact 4
President Franklin Roosevelt created a minor international incident when he claimed he sent a destroyer to the Aleutian Islands just to pick up his Scottish Terrier, Fala, who had been left behind.Dog Fact 5
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