Printable Fun Dog Facts for Kids

We have the cutest set of printable fun facts about dogs for kids today! If your little one is obsessed with dogs, then they love these fun dog facts printables which double as dog coloring pages. Kids will learn awesome and interesting facts about the man’s best friend! Use these dog fun fact sheets at home or in the classroom.

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Let’s learn some fun facts about dogs!

FUn Dog Facts for Kids

Let’s learn some interesting facts about dogs! Click the green button to download and print the coolest dog facts for kids of all ages:

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Interesting Facts About Dogs

Here are some of our favorite dog facts. Our printable dog facts have even more fun facts, by the way…

  1. There are around 400 million dogs in the world.
  2. The domestic dog is one of the most popular companion animals throughout human history.
  3. Some dogs are great at hunting, farm work, security, and even assisting people with their health.
  4. Domestication of dogs probably occurred more than 15,000 years ago.
  5. The most popular dog breed is the labrador as they are excellent family pets.
  6. Dogs have wet noses to absorb scent chemicals – that’s why they have an amazing sense of smell.
  7. Chihuahuas are the smallest dog breed in the world.
  8. The tallest dogs are Greate Dane.
  9. The heaviest dogs are the English mastiff.
  10. Dogs are descended from wolves, by domestication and artificial selection.
  11. Dog breeds have different lifespans – for example, the Dachshund can live for up to 15 years, while the Great Dane usually has a lifespan of six to eight years.
  12. Most people describe their dogs as part of the family. There are about 77 million people with dogs in the United States.
  13. Having family dogs help children learn about cooperation, responsibility, and love.
  14. The oldest dog who ever lived was called Bluey and lived to be 29 years and 5 months old.
  15. Dogs can dream just like humans do.
  16. Dogs can recognize around 150 words and gestures.
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Our pdf file includes two coloring pages filled with lots and lots of dog facts that you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!

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These fun facts sheets are sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

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