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Description of Puppies - facts about one of our favorite pets!
Puppies are described as young dogs. A domesticated, carnivorous vertebrate mammal (Canis familiaris) of the family Canidae. Puppies are raised in a wide variety of breeds and although there are many working dogs puppies are most popular as pets

Understanding Scientific names of animals
The scientists who study animals (zoology) are called zoologists. Each animal that is studied is classified, that is, split into descriptive groups starting with main groups ( vertebrates and invertebrates ) the Families of animals are also included such as Ursidae ( the family of bears) and the families are then split into species such as Ursus americanus (American Black Bear)


Facts about different Species of Dogs and Puppies

There are a total of 157 types of dog & puppy breeds recognised by the AKC (American Kennel Club). The types of dog / puppy breeds are separated into different dog types which are referred to as Dog Groups. The Dog Groups and facts about the actual numbers of the types of dog and puppy breeds within each of the different dog types are as follows:

  • Sporting ( Gun Dogs) - 26

  • Non-Sporting - 17
  • Working Breeds - 22
  • Hound Breeds - 22
  • Terrier Breeds - 26
  • Herding Breeds - 18
  • Toy Breeds - 20
  • Miscellaneous Breeds - 6

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Basic Facts about Puppies

The name of a male dog is referred to as a sire or stud
The name of a female dog is referred to as a bitch
The names for the offspring of dogs are Puppies, Pups or whelps
The average size of a litter of Puppies is four to six
The collective name for a group of Puppies is a pack
The sounds made by Puppies are referred to as a yelp, howl, woof, bark, whimper or snarl

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Facts about the Size of Puppies
Puppies reach various heights and weights according to their specific breed. For full details and interesting facts about specific breeds and their comparative sizes with humans click the following link on the most Comprehensive and Informative Dog and puppies website including puppy training, behaviour and care:

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Cool and Fun Facts about the life, behavior and personality of Puppies

  • Puppies are born blind, deaf and toothless

  • During its first week 90% of a puppys time is spent sleeping and 10% eating
  • By the age of three weeks a puppy will develop their sense of smell, sight and hearing
  • Puppies sleep for about fourteen hours every day
  • Puppys grow while they sleep
  • Puppies are weaned between the ages of 3 and 7 weeks
  • Between 4 and 5 weeks interact with other puppies in the litter
  • Puppies are usually found new homes between the age of 7 and 12 weeks and will start house training
  • A puppy is considered and adult at the age of one year
  • More than 5 million puppys are born every year in America

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What does that word mean??
Some fascinating information & facts about the words that are often used to describe animals! Read the information and decide how Puppies should be described!
  • What is a Mammal?
    • A Mammal is a warm blooded, vertebrate mammal. Warm blooded means that their temperature remains the same although their surroundings might change. This explains why they have a covering of hair on their skin. A mammal has milk-producing mammary glands for nourishing their young

  • What is a Vertebrate?
    • A Vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone which consists of ring-like bones, called vertebrae, that protect the soft spinal cord
  • What is an Invertebrate?
    • An Invertebrate animal does not have a backbone. They are also cold-blooded which means their body temperature changes according to the environment environment
  • What is a Carnivore?
    • A Carnivore is an animal which eats mainly meat
  • What is a Herbivore?
    • A Herbivore is an animal which eats mainly plants and grass 
  • What is an Omnivore?
    • An Omnivore is an animal which eats both meat and plants
  • What is an Amphibian?
    • An Amphibian is an animal spend part of its life under water (breathing with gills) and the remainder on land (breathing with lungs)

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