An American Animal Hospital Association did a poll where 33% of all dog owners in the US admitted to talking to their dogs on the phone or leaving them messages on the answering machine.
A Beatles song that you probably have heard time and time again has a secret message to Paul McCartney’s Shetland Sheepdog at the end of the song. Paul used an ultrasonic whistle that only his dog could hear at the end of “A Day in the Life.”
Two dogs survived the sinking of Titanic, They escaped on early lifeboats carrying so few people that no one objected. Miss Margaret Hays of New York brought her Pomeranian with her in lifeboat No. 7, while Henry Sleeper Harper of the publishing family boarded boat No. 3 with his Pekinese, Sun Yat Sen.
Over one million dogs in the US are estimated to be listed on their owners will as the primary beneficiary.