33 Interesting Facts About Dogs You Should Know


1. Adult dogs have 42 teeth.

2. The dog's smell is 1 million times stronger than humans.

3. More than 1 in 3 families in the United States have a dog.

4. Licking your dog can help prevent certain types of cancer.

5. A pair of dogs can produce 66,000 puppies in 6 years.

6. Dog's sense of hearing is more than 10 times more accurate than human ability.

7. The average dog can run around 19 miles per hour at high speed.

8. Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible.

9. A dog's nose stack is a type, very similar to a person's fingerprints.

10. The average body temperature for a dog is 101.2.

11. With an average age of more than 11 years, a typical dog price is $13,500.

12. The only sweat gland a dog has is between his toes.

13. Dogs are omnivores, they need to eat more than meat.

14. Dogs have twice as many ear muscles as humans.

15. Dogs will bow to whoever they feel is higher.

16. People have been raising dogs for pets for 12,000 years.

17. A female dog brings her puppy about 60 days before they are born.

18. This is the myth of a dog that is color blind; they really see color, not as clear as a person.

19. Obesity is the number one health problem in dogs.

20. Seventy percent of people sign their pet's name on the greeting card.

21. Dogs are animals that are largely avoided by the majority of Indonesian Muslims.

22. 90% Dogs loyal to their employer.

23. The ancestors of dogs are wolves that lived 100,000 years ago.

24. Dogs and humans have a common ancestor in the form of creatures like rats.

25. English Mastiff is the largest dog in the world which weighs 68-110 kg and height 76 cm.

26. Chihuahua dog named Milly is the smallest dog in the world today whose height is only 9.65 cm.

27. The Tibetan mastiff is the most expensive dog in the world in China. The price reaches 20 billion rupiahs.

28. The study of all things about dogs is called kinology.

29. Dogs are animals that have high intelligence so it is very easy to train.

30. Dogs are not color blind, can see several colors but are not like humans.

31. Dogs have more than 220 million olfactory cells that are very sensitive to odors.

32. In total there are 403 dog breeds on planet Earth based on Wikipedia.

33. Pitbulls are the most dangerous dog breeds because of their aggressive nature and strong bite.

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