Fun Facts About Dogs
Dogs are more exciting than they may seem. They not only provide much needed comfort and companionship to their human friends, but have endured hardships, won competitions, and some say they even have special powers. Here are some fun facts about dogs that you may not have known:
Dogs can scent out feelings. Dogs ascertain how a human feels by picking up on small changes in their scent. When someone sweats, he may notice the person is nervous or afraid. They can even sense when you are happy or sad.
Over 150 dog breeds exist. They are divided into eight classes: toy, terrier, working, sporting, non-sporting, hound, herding, and miscellaneous.
A Saint Bernard was the most successful rescue mountain dog in existence. Barry saved 40 lives and during the 1800’s.
Two year olds and dogs have the same intelligence. They both are able to discern 250 similar gestures and words.
A dog’s whiskers are highly sensitive. By using their whiskers, they are able to sense prey and danger as a sense change in the air current. Speed, shape, and size are analyzed in this manner.
Some of the most famous dogs were female. A chihuahua named Gidget was featured in the Taco Bell ads and the Wizard of Oz featured Toto the female cairn terrier whose original name was Terry.
Max may be the top name for dogs. This is true according to a survey. Maggie, Sam, Molly and Zach, are also often used names, but none top Max.
Dalmatians are born without spots. That’s right, 101 Dalmatians got it all wrong. They’re born completely solid-colored and their spots don’t appear until they get older.
Some of the most popular dog breeds are Beagles, Bulldogs, Poodles, German Shepherds, and Golden Retrievers. 2015 AKC registration data says that Labrador Retrievers are number one and have been in the AKC top ten most popular breed’s list for 25 years. No other breed can claim this!
Senior dogs and puppies dream more than an average adult dog.
The percentage of U.S. dogs which sleep in their owner’s bed is 45%.
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