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Tips, Trivia and Links

  • Did you know that your dog has 220 million scent receptors while you have about 5 million. Think about that the next time you take your dog out on garbage night!!!
  • Dog’s nose prints are as unique as human finger prints!
  • Dogs can hear 250 yards away…most people do not hear beyond 25 yards!
  • Did you know that your dog’s sweat glands are between their paws?
  • Dogs are not color blind. They can see color just not as vivid as humans. It’s akin to our vision at dusk.
  • The phrase “raining cats & dogs” originated from 17th century England where it was believed that many cats and dogs drowned during heavy periods of rain.
  • Mark Twain once said, “If you pick up a stray dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.”

Sad fact: Over 8 million animals are euthanized every year in the US.
Please consider adopting or volunteering at your local animal rescues. It’s hard to go to these shelters to adopt an animal, but you really are saving a life! There are many things that one person can do to make a difference in an animal’s life.

Shelters and Rescue


  • FIDO Brooklyn, Great resource for the Brooklyn dog owner.
  • Free Kibble, Play Bow Wow Trivia and donate kibble to shelters.
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund, For more than a quarter-century, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

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