I love dogs, all dogs they are pretty great if you ask me. Dogs are such wonderful companions, loving us unconditionally. The more I learn new facts about all dogs the more I love about them.
Even after all the years humans have had dog by our side, we are still learning new things about them today.
I have gathered some true facts about all dogs, some of these facts I was aware of and some facts I have learned of recently. So take a couple minutes and find out some new facts about all dogs that you probably didn’t know about.
Below is a list of facts about all dogs, fun facts, serious facts, some smart facts and even some dumb facts about all dogs.
List of Facts About All Dogs
- A dog’s normal temperature is anywhere from 101-102.5 F compared to 97.6-99.6 for humans. If your dog’s temperature is above 104 F or below 99 F, you should definitely take your dog to the veterinarian.
- Dogs can be trained to sniff out cancer and diabetes.
- Puppies are deaf, blind, and toothless when born.
- A dogs sense of smell is ten times stronger than humans
- Labradors have been in the top 10 most popular breeds for 25 years, longer than any other breed
- A dogs nose print is as unique as a human fingerprint
- They say that the longer the face of your dog the longer they will live.
- Dogs aren’t colorblind they see two colors, they are blue and yellow.
- Dalmatians are born white, the spots develop as the puppy grows.
- All dogs dream but puppies and seniors dream more than adult dogs.
- Dogs that exercise more dream less.
- A Beagler is a person that hunts with a Beagle
- The famous Rin Tin Tin was nominated for an Acadamy Award.
- All dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
- Dogs curl up in a ball to stay warm and to protect vital organs.
- The USA has more than twice the dog population of any other country with 75.8 million dogs.
- Over 42.5 million families have one or more dogs in the USA.
- Canada’s pet dog population is estimated to be over 6 million.
- Globally there is an estimated 900 million dogs and 75-85% are free-range.
- Dogs can learn a vocabulary of over a thousand words
- A dog’s whiskers are used as sensors to guide them in the dark.
- There were 12 dogs on the Titanic and 3 of them survived.
- Chihuahuas are born with a soft spot just like human babies.
- Obesity is the number 1 health issue for dogs.
- Dogs can be taught to count and to solve simple math problems.
- The helicopter tail wag is a sign of a very happy dog.
- Puppies can sleep 18-20 hours a day during rapid growth periods.
- The Greyhound is the fastest dog breed able to run up to 44 mph.
- Perky eared dogs hear sounds better than floppy-eared dogs.
- In general smaller dogs live longer than larger dogs.
- More than half the United States Presidents have owned dogs.
- Dogs do have a sense of time so they really do miss you when you are gone.
- Spiked collars were used to protect the dog’s neck in ancient Greece from the wolves.
- Dogs’ noses are wet to help them smell better, the moisture absorbs the scent chemicals.
- A Bloodhounds nose is accurate enough to be used as evidence in court.
- 30% of Dalmatians can only hear from one ear and 5% are deaf. The larger the black patches the less likely they will be deaf.
- Dogs do sweat but only through their paw pads.
- Newfoundlands have webbed feet and waterproof coats making them great lifeguards.
- Your dog really does feel jealous when he has to share your attention.
- The average city dog lives 3 years longer than a country dog.
- 15 people die every year from dog bites.
- An estimated 1,000,000 dogs in the U.S.A. have been named as their owner’s beneficiaries in the will.
- 70% of dog owners sign their pets names in holiday cards.
- 58% of dog owners include their dogs in holiday portraits.
- Dogs and cats both slurp water the same way.
Well there you have it, 45 facts about all dogs you didn’t know.