Dalmatians are born without any of their distinctive spots! When they are born, their coats are pure white, and the first spots don't show until after they have been alive for a week.
Dogs are able to regulate their body temperature by perspiration from their foot pads. They also use panting to keep themselves cool.
With top speeds of up to 45 miles per hour, greyhounds have the title of being the world's fastest canine breed.
Every dog has a one-of-a-kind nose print, and no two are ever the same.
The Basenji, which is a breed of African wolf dog, does not bark in the typical manner, but instead may yodel or scream when it is excited.
The sense of smell possessed by a dog is one thousand times more acute than that of a human.
Ten percent of dog owners will celebrate their pet's birthday by throwing a party for them.
Dogs are born with 28 milk teeth and grow into adulthood with 42 permanent molars.