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Interesting dog facts

Updated on February 27, 2013
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Did you know?

  • Dogs only sweat glands are between their paw pads
  • Lundehunes have 6 toes and can close their ears
  • In Roman times mastiffs wore light armor and were sent after mounted knights
  • A one year old dog is as mature as a 15 year old human
  • Dogs can be trained to detect epileptic seizures
  • Newfoundlands are great swimmers due to their webbed feet
  • Basset Hounds, however, cannot swim at all
  • Three dogs survived the sinking of the titanic
  • An estimate 1,000,000 dogs in the U.S. have been named the primary beneficiaries in their owner's wills
  • Dog's noes prints are unique and can be used to identify them similarly to human fingerprints
  • Their are only 350 cisky terriors in the world.
  • George Washington had 36 fox hounds
  • U.S. customs dogs Rocky and Barco had a $300,000 bounty placed on their heads by Mexican drug lords because of how efficiently they patrolled the border
  • Dogs are awesome pets and any animal lover should consider getting one. Okay, you probably knew that one

One more fact, this dog as known as the cutest dog in the world around the internet. And I wanted an excuse to add a picture of an adorable dog.
One more fact, this dog as known as the cutest dog in the world around the internet. And I wanted an excuse to add a picture of an adorable dog. | Source

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