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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Trivia The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is the only breed named for a fictional person—a character in the novel Guy Mannering, by Sir Walter Scott.
Yawning Dog Trivia Yawning is contagious—even for dogs. Research shows that the sound of a human yawn can trigger one from your dog. And it’s four times as likely to happen when it’s the yawn of a person he…
Collie Trivia The name Collie means “black.” (Collies once tended black-faced sheep.)
Beagle Trivia Only one breed that was among the five most popular breeds in 1934— the Beagle — still remains in the top five today.
Another Dog’s Nose Trivia Trivia Dogs’ noses can sense heat/thermal radiation, which explains why blind or deaf dogs can still hunt.
Famous German Shepherd Trivia Rin Tin Tin, the famous German Shepherd, was nominated for an Academy Award.
Dog’s Sense of Smell Trivia A dog’s sense of smell is legendary, but did you know that his nose has as many as 300 million receptors? In comparison, a human nose has about 5 million.
Dog’s Name Trivia Seventy percent of people sign their dog’s name on their holiday cards.
Dog’s Dream Trivia Speaking of sleeping … all dogs dream, but puppies and senior dogs dream more frequently than adult dogs.
Dog’s Nose Trivia A dog’s nose print is unique, much like a person’s fingerprint.