Dogs are mammals that are often made humans as pets, house keepers, hunting, and others. Here are some interesting facts about dogs that you should know right now !!
1). Apple seeds and pears contain arsenic, which might be deadly for dogs.
2). Small amounts of wine and raisins can cause kidney failure for dogs.
3). Dogs have sweat glands between their legs.
4). Ancient Egyptians were very respectful of their pet dogs. When his pet dog dies, the owner will shave their eyebrows, apply mud to their hair, and mourn for days.
5). Dogs have 3 eyelids.
6). Puppies are born blind, deaf and toothless.
7). The largest dog owner is Kublai Khan who has around 5,000 dogs.
8). In Ventura County, California, dogs or cats are not allowed to have sex without permission.
9). A wet dog's nose can help it to smell.
10). In Iran, it is against the law to have a dog as a pet. However, if the owner can prove that the dog is a guard dog or hunting dog, then this restriction does not apply.
11). Dalmatian does not have a black spot at birth, or is said to be completely plain white.
12). Alexander the Great founded a city called Peritas, to commemorate his dog.
13). Male dogs lift their legs when peeing as a sign of the area of power.
14). Dog urine is able to make iron rust.
15). At the end of World War I, the German government trained the first guide dogs for war-blind soldiers.
16). Dogs can hear sounds four times farther than humans.
17). One dog's ear consists of 18 or more muscles.
18). Basenji is a race of dogs that cannot bark.
19). The US has the highest dog population in the world.
20). Prints on the dog's nose are as unique as human fingerprints (have unique and different patterns) and can be used to identify them.
21). Zorba, a Mastiff from England, is the largest dog ever recorded. It weighs around 155 kg and is 3.1 meters long (measured from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail).
22). The smell of dogs is 10,000 times sharper than humans.
23). The average dog can run around 30.5 km / hour. Greyhound is the fastest dog in the world and can run at a speed of 72.4 km / hr.
24). Dogs can recognize more than 150 words.
25). The oldest dog ever recorded is an Australian dog named Bluey, aged 29 years 5 months.
26). The dog can easily identify the owner standing a mile away if the owner waved his hand.
27). A lost Dachschund dog was found ingested in the stomach of a giant catfish in Berlin in July 2003.
28). Dogs are as smart as children 2 or 3 years old.
29). Dog bites cause a loss of more than 1 billion dollars per year.
30). Dogs have 13 blood groups, while humans only have 4.
31). In South Carolina, Columbia, the punishment of hitting dogs is longer than the punishment of hitting one's own wife.
32). In ancient times, the Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk and read.
33). In Switzerland, eating dog and cat meat is legal.
34). Husky dogs have been banned from Antarctica since 1994.
35). 30,000 dogs were slaughtered in China a day to get meat and feathers.
36). More than 86,000 people are injured by tripping over their cats and dogs every year in the United States.
37). Dogs wag their tails right when they are happy and left when they are scared.
38). Once a dog is 10 years old, the probability of death from cancer is 50%.
39). Dogs can distinguish happy and angry human faces.
40). Hitler killed his dog with cyanide capsules. He also shot five puppies and buried them with their mother.
41). An estimated 1.2 million dogs are smuggled in shelters every year.
42). President Franklin D. Roosevelt kept 11 dogs in the white house for 12 years.
43). Dogs can kiss their owners from a height of 11 miles.