Dogs have always been the most loyal companions of humans. So it is natural that the more we know about them, the more we want to know. Our pet dogs have always been our best friends, our loyal companions and most importantly, a part of our family.

Humans started keeping dogs as pets 30 thousand years ago. At one time the ancestors of dogs and wolves were the same. This is the reason that even today 99.9% of the DNA of both species is found.

Dogs are simple creatures that have the ability to have a positive effect on your physical health as well as your mood. So, in honor of man's best friend, we are providing you with a series of interesting facts.


1. Dogs have wet noses as it helps them absorb odorous chemicals. Their nose secretes a special mucus that helps in absorbing these chemicals and then they lick their nose to guess, which helps them to understand what the smell is of.

2. Dogs have a sense of time. It has been proven that they know the difference between times. If dogs are conditioned, they may repeat the events of the schedule, such as regular walks, feedings, etc.

3. The dog can smell human emotions. In fact, a dog's sense of smell is about 100,000 times better than that of a human. Dogs can perceive a fears like emotion in the form of smell. When humans are frightened, they sweat, and a dog easily understands this change.

4. Dogs can be trained to detect cancer and other diseases in humans. Cells in the human body give off different wasteful metabolic products as compared to healthy cells. Dogs may even be able to smell cancer cells by smelling someone's breath.

5. When your dog is carefully choosing the right place to defecate, it is because they prefer to defecate in the direction of the Earth's magnetic field.

6. Dog puppies are born deaf from birth. As they get older, they can hear 4 times better than humans.

7. Dogs do not sweat, instead, they cool themselves by doing half.

8. Humans and Dogs first became best friends about 30,000 years ago.

9. Dogs and Elephants are the only two animals that understand gestures intuitively.

10. Dogs move their tails on the right side when they are happy and towards the left side when they are frightened.

11. Laika, the first dog in space, did not die peacefully as initially reported by the Union of Soviets. He died due to the cabin being too hot.

12. Dogs in Wwi were used as Messengers, commanding the front lines in capsules attached to their bodies.

13. In English speaking countries, the most popular names for dogs are Molly and Max.

14. Every year in America, more than 86 thousand people are injured by the bites of their dogs and cats.

15. Dogs Hunt In Alignment With Earth's Magnetic Field.

16. About one million dogs in America are the primary beneficiary of their owners' wills.

17. Humans and Dogs are the only two species known to seek visual clues from the eyes of the other. And dogs only do this with Humans.

18. The average dog is as intelligent as a twos years old child.

19. In Switzerland, some people still regularly eat dog and cat meats. it is legal in the country

20. If a boy has a dog then he is 3 times more likely to get the girl's phone number.

21. Cats have +100 Sounds in their vocal repertoire, while Dogs only have 10.

22. Dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times faster than humans.

23. Chocolate can make dogs sick and even kill them.

24. A dog's nose is equal to a human fingerprint: each has a unique pattern.

25. World's oldest dog died at the age of 29.

26. The average body temperature of a dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees.

27. Dogs can be trained to detect cancer and other diseases in humans.

28. Chocolate contains an ingredient called theobromine which can be very fatal for dogs. Dogs cannot metabolize theobromine and eating chocolate can cause severe stomach poisoning, which can be fatal.

29. Like human fingerprints, no two dogs have alike nose prints.

30. Children who grow up with a dog in the home tend to be more well-adjusted adults later in life.

31. Dogs do not have a sixth sense, but they can see in the dark.

32. Studies have shown that a person who keeps a dog is not only physically healthy, but also psychologically healthy.

33. Dogs may pretend to be sick to get more attention from their owners.

34. The life of a dog is very short as compared to the life span of a human. While humans can live for more than 100 years, the same dogs can only live for 10-20 years.

35. Dogs do not understand human language. While dogs respond to cues, verbal tone and body language, research has proven that dogs can see human interactions and understand subtle cues.

36. Dogs are very emotional. Dogs may not be able to speak our language, but they can express a lot to us if we just pay attention.

37. Dogs can understand more than 1000 words.

38: The population of dogs in the world is about 400 million and there are hundreds of breeds.

39. In general, small breed dogs live longer than large breeds.

40. The world's oldest dog breed is the Saluki, which originated in Egypt around 329 BC.

41. Dogs are omnivores, they eat meat, grains and vegetables.

42. Dogs are animals that do not enjoy being alone.

43. Dogs can be taught to count and solve simple math problems.

44. With love and a little patience, dogs can learn to walk backwards, salute and bow down.

45. In 1912, three dogs survived the historic sinking of the Titanic, two of them Pomeranian and one of Pekingese. All dogs were from first class cabins.

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