10 Things You Didn't Know About Dogs

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dogs

Sharing a post by the Animal Rescue Site

  1. Dogs do see in color. It's a myth that they only see in black and white. They primarily see in blue, green, yellow and various shades of gray.
  2. The average dog is as intelligent as a 2 year old child.
  3. Dogs and humans have been living side by side for about 15,000 years.
  4. Dogs drink by forming the back of their tongue into mini cups.
  5. Paul McCartney added a high-pitched whistle, audible to dogs only, within the Beatles song "A Day in the Life". It was recorded for his old English Sheepdog.
  6. Two stray dogs in Afghanistan saved 50 American soldiers. A Facebook group raised $21,000 to bring the dogs back to the US and reunite them with the soldiers they saved.
  7. If you let the hair of poodles grow, it will form dreadlocks.
  8. Max, Buddy and Bailey are the most popular dog names.
  9. A dogs sense of smell is 10,000-100,000 times more acute than humans.
  10. Feeling a bit anxious? Studies indicate by petting your dog will lower your blood pressure.

 


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