As much as dogs are mans best friend, there are a lot of things that people don’t know about dogs. This article will feature on some facts about dogs that should be known to the human race.
Don’t be surprised, but dogs have the ability to count just like humans. In fact, they can count up to five. They even have the capability to understand words used by humans. To make it more interesting, dogs have been known to understand up to 250 words. Isn’t this hilarious?
Most are the times you would want to have your dog in your arms; too bad because unlike humans, dogs don’t like to be hugged.
Ever wondered how service dogs do their work? Well, they are usually trained. They know when its time for work and when its time to play. They have a harness that guides them. When it’s on, they get down to work and the opposite applies when the harness is off.
Dogs have a very unique way of identifying and distinguishing smell. The wetness of a dogs’ nose helps it know where a particular smell is coming from!
Have you ever wondered how dogs drink water? They form a tiny cup using their tongue in a backward manner!
Dogs tend to know time. That is, when to eat, play, sleep. They actually know about everything that revolves their owners. When they go to bed and when they wake up in the morning. This is just amazing.
It’s believed that some people are color blind. So are dogs. Well, they aren’t totally color blind. They actually see differently from we do. Blue and yellow are the only colors that a dog sees.
Compared to the sense of smell of humans, dogs’ is much stronger. Far much stronger by 100,000 times!
While a human’s heart beat rate is between 70-80 beats per minute, a dogs beats is 70-120 per minute.