Dogs are called man’s best friend! But there is a lot that people don’t know about dogs? Here are 23 dog amazing facts about which you have never heard before: 10 Amazing Dog Facts
- Dogs have an extraordinary sense of time; that is, they know the difference between an hour and ten minutes. This is why they get ready for regular walk time.
- The intelligence level of dogs is the same as a two-year-old baby. That is why a dog and a small baby share a special bond.
- Dogs become jealous when you show affection for anyone else like your baby, spouse, or any other animal.
- The USA leads the world in the pet dog population, with around 76 million pet dogs.
- The fantastic eye dogs are trained to follow their owner on command. Some common commands are “Go time” and “Get Busy.”
- When you are petting a dog and gazing in their eyes, oxytocin (the love hormone) is released in your and the dog’s body.
- The world’s oldest dog breed is Saluki, which dates back to 2100 B.C. in ancient Egyptian tombs.
- Dachshunds were bred with the goal of fighting badges.
- Dogs who are neutered or spayed live longer than dogs who are not.
- More than 50% of all U.S. presidents were dogs.
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- Russian stray dogs have learned to ride Russia’s subway system. Many dogs can also get off at a particular station in search of food.
- Dogs sense of smell is almost 100,000x better than a human being. That is why they can smell feelings like fear and happiness.
- Dogs have a powerful wet nose, and this helps them absorb chemicals scent.
- Dogs’ nose has the ability to detect cancer and other diseases in the human body. Cancer cells release metabolic waste that our different than healthy cells. This helps dogs even sniff out cancer cells through someone’s breath.
- Dogs are known to experience separation anxiety; that is why it is advised to leave your clothes behind with your dog or you can leave food in pet scoop with your scent.
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- Dogs are notorious for pooping where they want as they prefer to align their poop with the Earth’s magnetic field.
- Dogs curling up in a ball when they sleep is an evolutionary trait. It is a natural instinct to keep their body warm and protect their vital organs.
- Several studies show that women prefer dating men who like pets so learn as many facts about dogs as you an to impress ladies.
- The most popular breed in the USA since the 1990s is Labradors.
- There are almost 600 million dogs on this earth, out of which 400 million are stray dogs.
- The world’s first primitive dog resembles a large Siberian Husky, and it lived around 31,700 years ago.
- American football Quarterback, Michael Vick amazing dogs – Hector and Sox are certified therapy dogs. These dogs spend their time at schools, hospitals, nursing homes cheering up people.
- Spiked collars were initially created in ancient Greece to protect pet dogs’ throat from wolves.