Dogs can only see in black and white
Rubbing your dog’s nose in his pee will house train him
Dogs align themselves with the earth’s magnetic fields when they poop
You cant teach an old dog new tricks
A dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human
Canine sense of smell
Dogs can smell a thousand times better than us. While humans have 5 million smell-detecting cells, dogs have more than 220 million. That's the equivalent of detecting a grain of sugar in an Olympic swimming pool
Every dog's nose is unique just like a human fingerprint, each having an individual pattern of ridges and creases.
According to Stanley Coren, a dogs intelligence is at the same level as a 2-year-old child.
Some dogs understand over 150 words, (not mine)!!
A wagging tail does not necessarily mean a dog is happy. Dogs wag their tails when they're frightened, insecure and even when they are agitated
Dogs only sweat through the pads of their paws
Dogs turn in circles before lying because In the wild this action would turn long grass into a bed!
Dogs have three eyelids - an upper and lower eyelid and a third one hidden between them
At four to eight weeks of age, a puppies mouth will get 28 baby teeth
Apple and Pear Seeds
Apple and pear seeds contain arsenic, which may be deadly to dogs
Grapes and Raisins
Even small quantities of grapes and raisins can cause renal failure in dogs
Chocolate, macadamia nuts, onions, can make your dog very poorly and if enough is consumed can be fatal
Living with Pets
Dogs have lived with humans for over 14,000 years but Cats for only 7,000 years
The average dog can run about 19 mph but Greyhounds can reach up to 45mph and are the fastest
Petting dogs is proven to lower blood pressure. Just another reason to own a dog!