Blog Fun Facts About Dogs
Face it. Dogs are fun. There’s no question why they are man’s best friend. Here are some fun facts to enjoy.
Fact #1: Dogs drink water using the back of their tongue. They form it into a small cup and scoop the water into their mouth.
Fact #2: A one-year old dog is as physically mature as a 15-year old teenager.
Fact #3: Dogs do not enjoy being hugged as much as we may think they do. They view this as dominance. What a great way to show dominance to your dog. Dominance with love.
Fact #4: Dogs can understand up to 250 words and gestures. They can also count up to 5 and can perform simple mathematical calculations. This makes the average dog as intelligent as a 2-year old.
Fact #5: Tiger Woods, yes the pro golfer, had a stuttering problem as a child. He got rid of his stuttering problem by talking to his dog until he fell asleep. It worked.
Fact #6: The United States has the most dogs as a place of residence than any other single country. France is second.
Fact #7: The fastest canine on the planet is the greyhound clocking in at 45 mph.
Fact #8: Bingo is the name of the dog on the box of Cracker Jacks
Fact #9: Smiling at your dog may make him feisty. Dogs detect your teeth as a sign of aggression instead of a sign of friendliness.
Fact #10: Anxiety? Stress? A study shows that petting your dog can lower your blood pressure.
Fact #11: Most dogs have 42 teeth while the average human only has 32.
Fact #12: A dog’s normal body temperature is higher than ours ranging from 100.5 to 102.5 Fahrenheit.
Fact #13: Dog’s don’t like rain because the sound is amplified and hurts their ears. This may be why your dog doesn’t like rain. After all this time you thought it was the thunder. Could in fact just be the rain.