Facts About Dogs

Cute Facts About Dogs

Love cuddly furry dogs? You’ll love them even more after reading these cute facts about dogs.

The Norwegian Lundehund is the only dog that has six fingers on each leg.

Dogs not only see white and black, but they can also see blue and yellow.

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You can reduce your blood pressure by simply caressing your puppy!

The brightest dogs are the Border Collie, the Poodle, and the German Shepherd.

Dogs have wet noses because it helps them absorb the smell of chemical stimuli. The sense of smell of dogs is 10,000 times stronger than that of humans.

There are also dogs that alert diabetics and warn their owners when they distinguish a special aroma that is released when insulin levels drop in humans.

When your dog circles around the same spot before sitting down to snuggle, it is because it is making itself felt at home!

Bloodhounds are able to trace odors from more than 300 hours.

Dogs can recognize more than 150 words.

Numerous studies have confirmed that dogs can be trained to sniff and detect diseases in humans.

Dogs are the only animals that can read the emotions in human expressions.

Corgi means “dwarf dog” in Welsh.

There is a dog breed “chow chow” that is known to have a blue tongue.

Greyhounds are the fastest dogs and can reach up to 60 kilometers per hour. It is also considered a pure race, because over the centuries it has not crossed with others.

When dogs poop, they do so in alignment with Earth’s magnetic field.

Dogs have the intelligence of a toddler aged 2 years.

One year dog equals 15 years human years.

Puppies are born deaf, but their ability to hear is increased rapidly in a few months of being born. Dogs can detect frequencies of 67 to 45 thousand hertz, while humans only 64 to 23 thousand hertz.

Dogs have a heart rate that is faster than humans, which is between 70 to 120 beats per minute, while humans only 70 to 80 beats per minute.

Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible.

Dogs are among the first animals that are kept by humans.

The reason why dogs cuddle is due to an ancestral instinct to stay warm and protect vital organs while they sleep.

There are at least eighteen muscles in each ear of a dog.

If you leave your dog a piece of clothing that smells like you, the smell will comfort you and help reduce your separation anxiety.

The only breed of dogs that can not bark is Basenji.

The oldest dog ever recorded is an Australian dog named Bluey, aged 29 years 5 months.

Dogs have 13 blood groups, while humans only have 4.

Chocolate has a chemical content, namely Theobromine and is fatal to dogs.

Dogs have sweat glands underneath their feet.

The normal body temperature of a dog is 100.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Adult dogs have 42 teeth.

In 1957, Laika became the first dog to go to space.

More than 1 in 3 American families have dogs.

Dogs are the first animals to be tamed by humans.

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