Dogs are capable of understanding up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five and can perform simple mathematical calculations. The average dog is as intelligent as two year old child.
Some stray Russian dogs know how to use the subway system in order to travel to more populated areas in search of foods.
Dogs don’t enjoy being hugged as much as humans and other primates. Canines interpret putting a limb over another animal as sign of dominance.
Two stray dogs in Afghanistan saved 50 Americans Soldiers. A faceboook group raised 21,000 to bring the dogs back to the us a reunite them with the soldiers.
Service dogs are trained to know when they are on duty. When their harness is on they know its business time. When you take it off, pup immediately become playful and energetic.
Tiger woods stuttered as a child and used to talk to his dog until he fell asleep in an effort to get rid of it.
Seeing eye dogs pee and pooh on command so that their owners can clean up after them. Male dogs are also trained to do their businesses without lifting their leg.
Dogs drink water by using the back of their tongue into a mini cup.
Frito Feet is the name of the phenomenon in which the bacteria on a dogs paws cause them to smell like corn chips. Because a pups fee are in a constant contact with the ground, they pick up tons of micro organisms in their paws. When dogs cool off by sweating through the pads of their feet , the combo of moisture and bacteria releases a nutty, popcorn- like aroma. Basically its dog B.O.
It is a myth that dogs are color blind. They can They can actually see in color , just not as vividly as humans. It is akin to our vision at dusk.
The US has the highest dog population and France has the highest.
The average city dog lives 3 years longer than a country dog.
Gidget is the name of the taco bell dog.
Obesity is the #1 health problems among dogs.
Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth , with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.