Cool And Amazing Dog Facts That You Probably Didn't Know

Every dog is unique, even though there are hundreds of dog breeds all over the world. Each pup has its own personality and characteristics, but all dogs have one thing in common - they are all wonderful and loving animals. Besides that, all dogs share some amazing facts that will amaze you.

If you are a dog lover (you probably are), then you will be amazed at these interesting facts about dogs and pups. Check it out!

 

Vicious Teeth

 

Did you know that puppies have 28 teeth, and grown up dogs have 42?

 

Who Turned the Lights Out?

 

Dog have a special membrane on their eyes, called teptum lucidum, and that membrane allows them to see in the dark.

 

It's Going to Rain

 

About 72% of people believe that their dogs can detect stormy weather and rain. That can be very helpful, so check out whether your dog is acting funny.

 

Dog or a Duck?

 

The Newfoundland breed is a great dog and it has a water-resistant coat and wedded feet. It makes it a half duck! This breed was originally bred to help haul nets for fishermen.


 

Is There Something Wet on the Floor?

 

Dogs only sweat through the pads of their feet, unlike humans who sweat everywhere.

 

Give me That Blanket

 

Did you know that 45% of dogs sleep in their owner's bed? And that is not it, large numbers of them grab the blanket for themselves.

 

American Pups

 

About 62% of American households have a pet, and that is 72.9 million homes. That is a lot of pets, to be honest. We like it!

 

No Spots for You

 

The interesting fact is that Dalmatian puppies are pure white when they are born, and the spots come later when they grow older.

 

Dreaming Dog

 

Scientists have proven that humans and dogs have the same type of slow wave sleep, and also rapid eye movement. And during the REM stage, dogs also can dream. So the next time you see your pup twitching and moving while sleeping, you should know that he is dreaming a dream.

 

Tail Chasing Game

 

There are many reasons why a dog chases their tail, such as anxiety, fleas, curiosity or even predatory instinct. But, if your pup does this too often, give your vet a call.

 

Titanic Pups

 

Did you know that three dogs from First Class cabins survived the sinking of the Titanic? Those dogs were one Pekingese and two Pomeranians.

 

What Did You Say?

 

Dogs can understand up to 250 words and gestures, and that is not it, they can also count to five and perform simple mathematical calculations. A two-year-old child is as intelligent as an average dog.

 

Subway Dogs

 

There are some dogs in Russia that figured out how to use the subway system, and they travel to more populated areas when they search for food.

 

What's That in Your Sleeve?

 

Emperors in ancient China used Pekingese dog hidden up their sleeves as the last line of defense. Weird, right?

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