9 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Dogs

July 31, 2017

facts about dogs

There are as many cool things about dogs as there are known breeds. They are all cute, goofy, clumsy, lovable, cool, and we simply can’t stop writing about them. And why would we?

Today we take a glimpse at some of the coolest and most awesome facts about canines we could find.

1. Medicine Doggo

Did you know that you can lower your blood pressure by simply petting your furry friend?

According to NCBI: “Recent research on human-dog interactions showed that talking to and petting a dog are accompanied by lower blood pressure (BP) in the person than human conversation.”

2. Only Wet Nose Is Good Nose

Dogs tend to have wet noses because it helps them absorb scent chemicals better. The wetter the nose the better the smell!

3. Curl Me Up Before You Doggo

The reason dogs curl up while sleeping is due to their age-old instinct to keep themselves warm and to protect vital organs while they sleep.

4. The Basenji Yodel

Did you know that the basenji is the only dog breed that can’t bark? They do, however, yodel!

Also read: What Does It Mean If My Dog Doesn’t Bark?

5. Pick-Up Line Doggo

It has been proven that, if a guy has a dog with him, he’s three times more likely to get a date with a girl he just met.

6. Toes!

The Norwegian Lundehund is the only dog that has feet with six toes on each one.

7. Something To Remember Me By

Separation anxiety is pretty common in domestic canines, however, there is something you can do for your pooch every time you leave for work. Namely, if you leave your dog a piece of clothing that smells like you, the scent of you will comfort your pet and it can help big-time with separation anxiety.

8. Jealousy

In a study done by scholars at the University of California, it was found that dogs tend to feel and express jealousy when they see their owner displaying affection toward other pets or people.

9. Ear Muscles

In case you didn’t know, canines have at least 18 muscles in each ear. These muscles work to tilt, raise and rotate their furry appendages, helping them identify and capture sounds from different directions.

Also check out: 7 Weird U.S. Dog Laws You Never Knew Existed.

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