Why firemen have dogs

A nursery school teacher was delivering a station wagon full of kids home one day when a fire truck zoomed past.  Sitting in the front seat of the fire truck was a Dalmatian dog.  The children fell to discussing the dog’s duties. 

“They use him to keep crowds back,” said one youngster. 

“No,” said another, “he’s just for good luck.” 

A third child brought the argument to a close. “They use the dogs,” she said firmly, “to find the fire hydrant.”