A new year is upon us and many of us may have newborn babies, kittens, or puppies, so why not enjoy some fun facts about your little canines.
6 Facts About Puppies We Bet You Didn’t Know
- They are born blind, deaf, and toothless.
- A puppy spends about fourteen hours of every day sleeping.
- They 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 puppy’s 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. In human years, this is the physical equivalent of being 15 years old.
Stay tuned for fun facts about kittens next weekend!
*Courtesy of Facts About Dogs and Puppies