Facts about the Dogs – Do You Know?
- World fastest dog is Grey Hound which runs 43 kmph. It was developed 5000 years ago in Egypt.
- Dogs can understand 250 words and actions. The average dog is bright to understand the language like a two-year-old child. This was said by Professor Stanley Coren, one the leading expert on canine intelligence at the University of British Columbia.
- Dog can see the colors but not like humans. They have limited color range. They can see the blue and yellow but can not detect difference between red and green. Their night vision is clearer than human.
- Dog can diagnose the disease like cancer and diabetes through smell.
- Dog brain is only one tenth of that human. But its smell controlling part is 40 times larger than in humans
- Dog nose always be wet to have keen sense to smell.
- The Alaskan Malamute can withstand in -70 degrees temperature.
- Basset Hounds have the longest ears between 7 and 10 inches long.
- The oldest fossil of a pet canine dates back 33,000 years which was discovered in Siberia in the 1970s.
- Dogs’ sense of hearing is four times more than of humans.
- In Iceland it is illegal to keep a dog as a pet.
- A typical dog has 42 permanent teeth, while the average human has 32.
- Dogs their tongues back like a cup to transfer water from the bowl into their mouths while drinking.
- Puppies are born without teeth and eyesight. Some may also born deaf.
- The world’s smallest dog, a Yorkshire terrier from Great Britain, weighed 113 grams at age two, 2.5 inch high and 3.7 inch long – World Record in the Guinness Book.
- Thirty percent of Dalmatians cannot hear in either one or two ears. They are often said to be deaf doggies.
- The costliest dog in the world is Tibetan Mastiff, was recently bought in China for $1.6 million.
Note: Above informations are collected based on our freelancer report.