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10 Fun Dog Facts (Slideshow)

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10 Fun Dog Facts (Slideshow)

By PetMD

You might know everything there is to know about your breed of dog — or simply just about your precious pooch(es) in general — but we have the top 10 fun facts for all dog kind!

10. Toilet Break?

Ever wonder why a little puppy always has accidents during the night, and why, though you try so hard, you can never fix it? Well, that’s because all puppies are unable to control or “hold it in” overnight until they’re about four months old. Which, you have to admit, takes a lot less time than toilet training a human baby!

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8:30AM PDT on Sep 3, 2014

amazing post, you can also check here : Funny Facts of Dog

6:11PM PDT on Aug 11, 2013


12:55AM PDT on Apr 15, 2013

Some interesting things here Thanks for sharing

6:46AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Fun, thanks.

1:12PM PDT on Jul 22, 2012

I can't say that I learned much, if anything, but it's always fun to read these things anyway.

2:18PM PDT on May 17, 2012

Well-known stuff, but nice nevertheless.
My peculiar dog indeed cleans her paws like a cat, and doesn't "fetch" anything.

1:36PM PDT on May 15, 2012

Cool and adorable!

5:41AM PDT on May 12, 2012


9:58AM PDT on May 5, 2012

interesting article, thanks for sharing :)

12:38PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Thanks. It was interesting even though I have a cat. :-)

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