Interesting dog facts
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