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Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of 11: $5,902

Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of 11: $5,902

Rank of Rover, Spot, and Max among most popular names for dogs: 1,2,3

Rank of Rover, Spot, and Max among most popular names for dogs: 1,2,3

Corporate sponsors of the recent dog-sled expedition to the North Pole: 65

Corporate sponsors of the recent dog-sled expedition to the North Pole: 65

Number of times mail carriers were bitten by dogs in 1985: 6,312

Number of times mail carriers were bitten by dogs in 1985: 6,312

Americans killed by sharks since 1983: 2

Americans killed by sharks since 1983: 2

By pit bulls: 20

By pit bulls: 20

Proposed fine for selling or eating dog meat in Manila: $100

Proposed fine for selling or eating dog meat in Manila: $100

Cost to have a trained dog and a handler conduct a drug search of an office (per hour): $45

Cost to have a trained dog and a handler conduct a drug search of an office (per hour): $45

Percentage of dogs that are overweight: 40

Percentage of dogs that are overweight: 40

Price of Video Dog, a tape offering the “experience of owning a pet without the mess and inconvenience”: $19.95

Price of Video Dog, a tape offering the “experience of owning a pet without the mess and inconvenience”: $19.95

Price of Video Baby: $19.95

Price of Video Baby: $19.95

Bounty that drug smugglers are rumored to have put on Barco, a U.S. Border Patrol drug-sniffing dog: $30,000

Bounty that drug smugglers are rumored to have put on Barco, a U.S. Border Patrol drug-sniffing dog: $30,000

Price of dyeing a dog pink at the Village Dawg Shoppe in Rockville Centre, New York (with shampoo and cut): $87

Price of dyeing a dog pink at the Village Dawg Shoppe in Rockville Centre, New York (with shampoo and cut): $87

Of a purple mohawk: $37

Of a purple mohawk: $37

Value of the narcotics that the U.S. Border Patrol’s 3,200 agents detected this year, per agent: $123,758

Value of the narcotics that the U.S. Border Patrol’s 3,200 agents detected this year, per agent: $123,758

Value of the narcotics that the Patrol’s 24 drug-sniffing dogs detected this year, per dog: $4,696,574

Value of the narcotics that the Patrol’s 24 drug-sniffing dogs detected this year, per dog: $4,696,574

Price of a 45-minute private yoga lesson for a dog at Japan Trimming School in Tokyo: $34

Price of a 45-minute private yoga lesson for a dog at Japan Trimming School in Tokyo: $34

Percentage of Americans who like dogs on TV commercials because they are “more exciting than people”: 23

Percentage of Americans who like dogs on TV commercials because they are “more exciting than people”: 23

Amount Americans bet on greyhounds last year: $3,262,000,000

Amount Americans bet on greyhounds last year: $3,262,000,000

Price of a gallon container of Canine Quencher, a bottled water for dogs: 99?

Price of a gallon container of Canine Quencher, a bottled water for dogs: 99?

Rank of dog, cat, snake, and U.S. president, among World Book Encyclopedia entries consulted most often: 1,2,3,4

Rank of dog, cat, snake, and U.S. president, among World Book Encyclopedia entries consulted most often: 1,2,3,4

Ratio of American children to American cats and dogs: 1:2

Ratio of American children to American cats and dogs: 1:2

Average number of mail carriers that are bitten by dogs each day: 9

Average number of mail carriers that are bitten by dogs each day: 9

Prairie dogs shot at the Top Dog World Championship Prairie Dog Shoot held in Nucla, Colorado, last July: 2,956

Prairie dogs shot at the Top Dog World Championship Prairie Dog Shoot held in Nucla, Colorado, last July: 2,956

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