- Puppies are born blind, deaf, and toothless.
- A puppy spends about fourteen hours of every day sleeping.
- Puppies develop their sense of smell at the age of three weeks.
- Every year in the United States, more than 5 million puppies are born.
- During the first week of a puppies life, it spends 90% of its days sleeping and 10% eating. A lot of growth happens during these first few weeks!
- By the age of one, a puppy is considered to be an adult. Comparing a puppy of this age to a human, a puppy is physically as mature as a fifteen year old human.
*Courtesy of Facts About Dogs and Puppies