You can lower your blood pressures, just by petting your dog
Dogs are heroes and they don’t wear capes. Did you know? It is scientifically proven that dogs can help you to lower your blood pressure. In some countries, doctors will recommend you this as a normal thing to do and it is also the best way to keep you out of depression. In this article, you can find interesting facts about dogs who are very enjoyable, especially if you are a dog person.
Dogs can hear 4 times as far as humans
We all know that dogs have superpowers when it comes to their scents. It is true dogs can hear 4 times better than humans. In fact, dogs can catch a frequency range of 40 to 60.000 Hz and humans can hear from 20 to 20.000 Hz. Because of this dogs’ have a lot of problems with loud noises. Most of that sounds are acceptable for the human ear, but dogs, on the other hand, can’t stand it.
Dogs sense of smell is 10.000 times stronger than humans
When it comes up to interesting facts about dogs here is one. Dogs sense of smell is 10.000 times stronger than humans and the reason behind that is because dogs have 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses and us humans have only 6 million receptors. So don’t be surprised when your dog will find out about that Chinese dinner you are hiding in your bag
Labradors are the most popular breed in the United States of America
Year after year Labradors are the most popular breed in the USA and there’s a reason for that. On the internet, you can find stories from hunters who have nothing but compliments for Labradors because of their abilities in water and on land. Family people also are in love with this breed, mostly because it’s great with kids, they are very loyal and great housekeepers.
Dogs have at least 18 muscles in each ear
We can find many funny videos on the internet of people who wiggle their ears, but not all of us can do it. On the other hand, dogs have unique ears with lots of muscles that gives the ability to raise, tilt and lower their ears.
The USA is the country with the highest dog population, at around 75 million
The USA is definitely dog-friendly. Interesting fact about this is that in the USA every second family owns a dog. Arkansas is the state with the highest percentage of households that own a dog (47.9%).The state with the lowest percentage of households that own a dog is Massachusetts (23.6%).
Dogs can recognize more than 150 words
A dog named Rico in 2001 appeared on a German TV Show and proved that he can recognize more than 150 different words. Later Rico was taken for studies at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology where is proven that Rico can figure out words who are unfamiliar.
A dogs nose print is one of a kind, very similar to a person’s fingerprint
It may sound strange but it is true. Person’s fingerprints and dogs’ nose print is the same thing. Each of them has a unique pattern of craves.
It is a myth dog are color blind; they actually see color, just not as vividly as a person
Dogs can recognize color. This is the most interesting fact about dogs and not all people know this. In our retina, we humans have three different sensitive cone cells (green, blue, red) but dogs have only two (blue and yellow). They still can see green, blue and red but they can’t distinguish objects based on their color.
Obesity is the number one health problem with dogs
This can be described as a disease which can be caused by an excess of body fat. Dogs who don’t exercise regularly have the highest percentage of risk for becoming obese. It’s the same case with indoor and neutered dogs.
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