30 Weird Dogs Facts That Will Blow Your Mind !!!!!

30 Weird Dogs Facts  That Will Blow Your Mind !!!!!

  • Written by: Anastasia Spevakina
  • Dogs understand up to 250 words and gestures. They can count to five and solve simple math problems. Intellectually dogs are at the level of 2 years-old children.
  • In many countries dogs adapted to the underground.  They have learned to ride public transportation in search of food.
  • They can distinguish ultrasound whistle. Paul McCartney, knowing this, has recorded the song “Day in the Life” with ultrasound for his collie.
  • In ancient China emperors had small Pekingese dogs. The dog was hiding in emperor’s sleeve and in case of danger jumped out on the enemy.
  • Dogs need wet noses to determine the direction of the smell.
  • Dog collars with spikes were invented in ancient Greece to protect canine necks from wolves.
  • If your dog smells chips, it does not mean that he ate it. There is a phenomenon of «Frito Feet», when due to bacteria accumulated on paws, they can smell like corn chips. The reason of this smell is poor hygiene after a walk.
  • Puppies have 28 teeth, and adult dogs – 42.
  • The heart of a large dog (like a man, by the way)  beats from 60 to 100 beats per minute.
  • They have three pairs of eyelids: upper, lower and nictitating membrane that lubricates and protects the eyes.
  • They have 1700 gustatory receptors. For comparison, a human has only 9000.
  • They can feel smells 10 000 – 100 000 times better than a human.
  • Chocolate is dangerous for dogs. It contains theobromine, which negatively affects the central nervous system and the heart muscle.
  • Dogs, like people, can hiccup while eating or drinking too fast.
  • Like human babies, chihuahuas are born with a soft spot – fontanelle – on the top of the skull, which hardens with age.
  • Newfoundland dogs don’t get wet in water, and thanks to webbed paws they are excellent swimmers.
  • The fastest Dog in the world is a greyhound, named Star title. Top speed of this dog is 67,32 km / h. The record was not beaten since 1994.
  • Obesity is the top problem for dog’s health.
  • There are 703 breeds of purebred dogs.
  • Rin Tin Tin was the first “Hollywood star” dog (22 movies)
  • 45% of dogs sleep in the owner’s beds.
  • “Boxers” have their name because of the manner to play with front paws.
  • Chihuahua Dog Breed were named after the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, where they were discovered.
  • Puppies begin to see normally only after they become 1 month old.
  • Lundehunds have 6 toes on each paw.
  • The Bible mentions dogs 14 times.
  • The first dog was cloned by a South Korean scientist Hwang Usok in 2005. Today, this procedure costs $ 100 000.
  • The oldest dog, terrier named Max, was 30 years old n August 2013. If he was a human, he would be 210 years old!
  • Height of the highest dog, standing on his hind legs, is 2, 20 meters.
  • The smallest dog is a chihuahua, named Heaven Sent Brandy. His weight is 900 gr.
  • The first law about rights of animals has been approved  in Japan in the 17-18 centuries. According to this law,  killing of dogs was punishable by execution.
  • They are direct descendants of wolves.Read Also : The 10 Biggest Mistakes Dog Owners Make Daily