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Fun Facts About Puppies

A new year is upon us and many of us may have newborn babies, kitten, or puppies, so why not enjoy some fun facts about puppies! Stay tuned for fun facts about kittens next weekend!

  • 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

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47 Responses to Fun Facts About Puppies

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  2. R'ryannah Gaines says:

    I love puppies so much thank u guys for puting this website on here

  3. Akane says:

    Its cute and intersting facts too

  4. Bartholomute says:

    All yall is wasting your time :)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. keoni rakatau says:

    i love puppies because there are cuite and soft

  6. ashleigh says:

    love this website i really do

  7. Grace says:

    I just love puppies! I didn’t know these facts

  8. Mckenzie says:

    This is a really great site!

  9. A says:

    I love this site!

  10. sarah says:

    me 2 this website helped me with my project!!!!!!

  11. chloe says:

    i love this website thanks for putting it on there…..

  12. clara says:

    I love puppies i have one i used to have 2 but one died

  13. mary cruz says:

    i like the white pupys i like to have a biutiful puppys

  14. colleen says:

    i love pupies they are sooo cute and soft i have a golden retrever hes soo cute i love this site

  15. skylar says:

    i have 2 shebihinos and a lab/colley

  16. Freesia28 says:

    Most of the things on here i already know but some i didn’t I have a Rotweiler/German Shepard at home and his name is Shep I’m 10 years old

  17. alisa says:

    thanks for giving as facts about puppy

  18. alicia says:

    puppies are amazing the are fun to play with and they do bite thing but thats wa puppies do

  19. ashante says:

    these website dont really tell me nothing

  20. dis helped me with my hommework

  21. Dakota says:

    thanks for posting this website and I love puppies I hope you do to. I am 8 years old

  22. Jasminemui says:

    i love puppys !

  23. nerdy girl 567 says:

    this site helped me with my essay

  24. slamantha says:

    i luv this website it helped me with my daughters animal report.this website is amazingly awesome!!!

    FYI…of course my daughter had to do hr animal report on them cute lil stinky puppies

  25. Olivia says:

    Thank you so much for posting this website because I had report on puppies and I got an a+ !!!!!!

  26. olivia says:

    i wish i had a dog but i have a cat it is a her

  27. Megan says:

    I love puppy’s so much that I have 5 puppys

  28. Beacky says:

    I love puppies because i have 1 and i had 5 but they died so i have kittens and a cat !

  29. me me says:

    you people mush not have lives :3

  30. malayna says:

    i love puppys so much arnet they just darling

  31. Tarryn says:

    This help me on a project to. Thanks so much and I loved it.

  32. Dhruv Bhagat says:

    First living organism to step on moon was a female dog.. Its a fact and every one should know about it..

  33. nyla jones says:

    thank you my class is working on a door decorating contest and we needed new life facts and this work im only in the 5th grade but thank you.!!!!!

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  35. Savannah says:

    These Facts are great!! I love Puppies so much, on our whole street [witch is a very tiny street] we have 20 puppies and 15 dogs!!

  36. Pinkbabeshy says:

    I love this website because it is good as I thought it will be.

  37. dana says:

    great info for me on my search about pups. i did not know this stuff about pups!!

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