Fun and Fascinating Dog Facts

The Australian Shepherd is not actually from Australia—they are an American breed.

The Basenji is not technically “barkless,” as many people think. They can yodel.

The name Collie means “black.” (Collies once tended black-faced sheep.)

Seventy percent of people sign their dog’s name on their holiday cards.

Speaking of sleeping … all dogs dream, but puppies and senior dogs dream more frequently than adult dogs.

Forty-five percent of U.S. dogs sleep in their owner’s bed.

A dog’s nose print is unique, much like a person’s fingerprint.