Man”s best friend. Dogs. We all know them and a lot of us love them. Even though dogs live in homes across the globe, very few people know these strange doggie facts. So, get to know that little critter in your house a little better! These dog history and science facts will make you see Fido in a whole new light.
(Even his bathroom habits.)
1. Dogs poop in Alignment with Earth”s magnetic field.
2. A dog”s sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than humans.
3. Paul McCartney recorded an ultrasonic whistle audible only to dogs at the end of “A Day in the Life.
4. Humans and dogs are the only two species known to seek visual cues from another”s eyes. And dogs only do it with humans.
5. Fido, Abraham Lincoln”s dog, was also assassinated.
6. The first cloned dogs, six Canadian Labradors, started to work for South Korea”s customs service as sniffers in 2009.
7. The world”s oldest dog died at age 29.
8. Every Dog”s mitochondrial DNA is 99.9%the same as a gray wolf.
9. Dogs have 13 blood types while Humans only have 4.
10. In South Carolina, the maximum sentence for beating your dog is longer than the max sentence for beating your wife.
11. A guy is 3 times more likely to get a girl”s phone number if he has a dog with him.
12. Dogs and cats only sweat from their footpads and nose.
13. The Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk and read.
Now you are better acquainted with man”s best friend. You can now bond with your pup more than you could ever imagine. So, get out there and play fetch!