Getting a puppy instead of an older dog lets you build a very special relationship with your dog. The dogs have a lifespan of about 12 years. Dogs are also known as one of human’s best friends. Puppies can be very fun to be around as they have the ability to bring a smile to your face. If you live on a farm then you will find a dog to be very helpful with the livestock. People who know about their dog breeding refer to males as dogs, females are known as bitches, and the dogs that are younger than a year are known as Puppies. Here are some puppy coloring pages.