Seven Fun Facts About Dogs

By Aparna Desikan

September 23, 2022

We know that dogs are loyal animals. Here are some other facts on dogs that will make you love the descendants of the wolf!

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Most popular pet

One-third of all houses in the world have a dog as a pet! Loved for their devotion, they are the most popular pets among humans.

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Understanding on point

Studies have shown that dogs can learn over 100 words and human gestures! This makes their intelligence similar to a two-year-old human.

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Ultra sensitive noses

Studies show that the nose of dogs and their sense of smell is 40 times as sensitive as humans. This makes them a valuable resource for the police force!

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Sweating paws

Have you ever sweated from the palm of your hands? Your doggo might empathise! They stress sweat through their paws too.

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Preference of paws

Hold a treat in your hand and check which paw your pet uses to grab it. Just like humans, the dog’s brain also decides if they are left or right-pawed.

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Chocolate is a no-no!

As tempting as it is to treat your doggo to a chocolate treat, it is not a good idea! Chocolates are harmful to dogs and can cause diarrhoea, seizures or even death.

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Blue and yellow

Dogs are not receptive to all colours. The cones of their eyes are wired to see shades of only two colours - blue and yellow.

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