99 Fun Facts about Dogs Vol1 - Julibee's - Julibee's

99 Fun Facts about Dogs Vol1 - Julibee's


99 Fun Fact of Dogs

  1. Dogs are descendants of wolves and were domesticated over 15,000 years ago.
  2. The most popular breed of dog in the world is the Labrador Retriever.
  3. Dogs have a sense of time and can tell when their owners will be home.
  4. A dog's sense of smell is 1,000 times stronger than a human's.
  5. The tallest dog on record was a Great Dane named Zeus, who was 44 inches tall.
  6. Dogs can understand up to 250 words and gestures.
  7. The smallest breed of dog in the world is the Chihuahua.
  8. Dogs have three eyelids – an upper lid, a lower lid, and a third lid that helps keep the eye moist.
  9. The Basenji is the only breed of dog that doesn't bark.
  10. A dog's nose print is unique, much like a human's fingerprint.
  11. Dalmatians are born without spots – they develop them as they age.
  12. Dogs can see in color, but their color vision is not as strong as a human's.
  13. A dog's ears can hear sounds at a much higher frequency than a human's.
  14. The world's oldest dog was a 29-year-old Australian Cattle Dog named Bluey.
  15. Dogs can get jealous, just like humans.
  16. The only sweat glands that dogs have are located on their paws.
  17. The Alaskan Malamute can withstand temperatures as low as -70 degrees Fahrenheit.
  18. Dogs have a wet nose to help enhance their sense of smell.
  19. Greyhounds are the fastest breed of dog and can run up to 45 miles per hour.
  20. The Basset Hound's long ears help to stir up scents on the ground so they can be picked up by their nose.
  21. Dogs are capable of feeling and expressing different emotions, such as happiness, sadness, and fear.
  22. The Saint Bernard is known for being a rescue dog in the Swiss Alps.
  23. Dogs have been trained to detect medical conditions, such as seizures and low blood sugar.
  24. A dog's tongue helps them cool down because they do not sweat like humans.
  25. The English Mastiff is the heaviest breed of dog and can weigh up to 230 pounds.
  26. Dogs have been used in war to help with communication and as sentries.
  27. The Bichon Frise has hair instead of fur, making it hypoallergenic.
  28. Some breeds of dogs have webbed feet, which helps them swim better.
  29. The Pomeranian is named after the region of Pomerania, which is now part of Germany and Poland.
  30. Dogs can dream and have been known to twitch or move their legs while asleep.

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