25 Fun Facts About Puppies To Brighten Your Day

by Dani
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If you are having a bad day, I bet I will turn around if you either see a puppy on the street or have one at home. Seeing new puppies is definitely a huge perk of my job. And there is no such thing as a puppy that isn’t adorable. Some big, some small, all cute, I want them all! Here are some fun facts about puppies to brighten your day and bring a smile to your face!

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  1. Big Paws = Big Dog. We judge a lot on the size of what a puppy will be by the size of the paws! Ever seen a Saint Bernard puppy? Those paws are huge, even at 8 weeks old.
  2. Thinking of having a baby? Getting a puppy is a great way to get a feel for what it would be like caring for an infant. Being woken up in the middle of the night, the crate training, and the house training…
  3. Puppies are born deaf and blind but live functionally. Their eyes and ears don’t open until they are about one to two weeks old.
  4. Just like an infant, puppies spend most of their day sleeping! Over 12 hours is spent snoozing.
  5. Puppies love when you talk to them. Which is great because you want them to recognize your voice.
  6. Puppies don’t lose all of their teeth until they are about 6 months of age. In smaller breeds, baby teeth can even stay in the mouth for years, eventually needing extracting.facts about puppies
  7. Puppies are born without teeth. And the teething process is much like that of a human, baby teeth start coming in at 2-4 weeks.
  8. By the time a puppy is 6 months old, baby teeth should be gone and the adult teeth are present, all 42 of them.
  9. A puppy is a puppy until they reach the age of 12 months. And they need to be fed puppy food until then.
  10. It is common for puppies to have parasites like roundworms. They get it from their mother.
  11. The most important time of a puppy’s life is 8-10 weeks of age. They need all the socialization they can get!
  12. Based on how old a puppy is in months is a rough estimate on how long they can hold their bladder.
  13. The majority of puppies love shoes, especially around teething time.dalmation puppy
  14. It’s common for puppies to eat grass. Not so much because they love it, but they are exploring their environment.
  15. Puppies get the hiccups, a lot. It’s normal!
  16. Certain breeds of dogs, like an English Bulldog, cannot give birth. Their puppies must be delivered by C-section.
  17. The term “Puppy Dog Eyes” is a real thing. And puppies know exactly what there are doing with that look.
  18. Puppies can be born as identical twins. Rare, but it happens.
  19. Puppies visit their vet 4-6 times in their first year. And they actually love it.
  20. Lab puppies are notorious for eating things they shouldn’t. So they require extra supervision.
  21. Puppies dream when they sleep. And it is adorable.facts about puppies
  22. Husky puppies and German Shepherd puppies love to talk. And it becomes a part of their adult personality.
  23. Adult dogs aren’t too amused by “baby talk” but, puppies love it.
  24. It is common for puppies to piddle, or urinate a small amount when they are excited.
  25. Puppies love you just as much as you love them.

Seeing a puppy instantly makes you smile and feel good. It is scientifically proven! What does your puppy do to make you smile? If you ask me, you can never know too many facts about puppies!

 Know someone who loves puppies just as much as you? Share this collection of fun facts about puppies with the puppy lover in your life!

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