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Welcome to the Dog page!  This page will be edited by Zack Nemeth and Adriana Ramsey.  Bennett Wenger, Kyle Mcabier, and Luke Smith started this page because of their love for dogs. If you love dogs too, send a picture of your dog to KHS@KenstonLocal.com to be featured on the website.

Dog facts

– There is a dog whistle in one of the Beatles songs

There is a rumor that at the end of the song, “A Day In The Life,” Paul McCartney recorded an ultrasonic whistle, audible only for dogs, just for his Shetland Sheepdog.

– Dogs don’t just see black and white

It is indeed a myth, it’s believed that dogs can see primarily in blue, greenish-yellow, yellow and various shades of grey.

– Dogs are as smart a 2-year-old

Dogs roughly understand 250 words and gestures.

– 30 percent of dalmatians are deaf in one ear

A genetic predisposition to deafness is a serous health problem for dalmatians.

– The first mammal to orbit Earth was a stray dog

A Russian stray dog named Laika was the first living mammal to orbit Earth in 1957.

– The poodles ‘haircut’ was originally to improve its swimming abilities

– The Doberman breed was created in the 1860’s by Louis Dobermann, a German tax collector who created the dog to protect him while he worked

How it all began

Have you ever took the time to wonder about the domestication of mans best friend? Dogs have been around for a while, for as long as we have. Humans and wolves both were carnivores, fighting for survival, for shelter, for food. During the years, they joined and became friend, wolves became tame, our companion. Here… Continue Reading

Feature Your Dog!

Share pictures of your dog(s) with the rest of Kenston!  Send in a picture of your pooch at “KHS@KenstonLocal.com” along with some information you’d like to include such as name, age, breed, or anything else you think of. Continue Reading

National Senior Pet Month

Age is but a number! November is National Senior Pet Month and ASPCA’s Adopt A Senior Pet Month. Everyone loves puppies, but old dogs need homes too! The Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is a well known shelter for old pups, so in honor of this month here is their twitter, facebook, and website where… Continue Reading

Pet Obesity Awareness Day

On one day during the year animal lovers get together to promote healthier diets for animals. That day is October 9, Pet Obesity Awareness Day. People today are too concerned with their own and other’s weight; but what they do not see is that animals also are suffering and trying to fight obesity. In case… Continue Reading