Fun dog facts


  • The Greyhound is considered the fastest dog on Earth. They can run 45 miles per hour.
  • The Irish Wolfhound is the largest dog breed.
  • The Great Dane is the tallest dog.
  • The Great Dane really originated in Germany, not in Denmark.
  • The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed.
  • The St. Bernard is the heaviest dog breed.
  • The oldest dog in the world was an Australian cattle-dog named Bluey. He lived to be over 29 years.
  • Dogs have twice as many muscles for moving their ears as people.

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