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11 Weird Facts about Dogs

04 Jul 2016 | by Muskan Aggarwal | Posted in: Wag News

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Think you know all about dogs? Do you consider yourself an expert when it comes to dogs? Did you know that dogs are not colour blind!? And that they can dream just like a human! Did you had the misconception that Dalmatians are born black and white!?

Scroll down to know more fun facts about man's best friend!!

1. An estimated 1,000,000 dogs in  the U.S have been named as the primary beneficiaries in their owner's will.

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While we love all the pooches equally but I don't know how come these doggies are millionaires and we are still crying over our bank balances! Hunh! 

 

2. The acids in a dog's urine can corrode metals.

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Beware dog owners!! Hide or cover up your metal thingies. We finally know why the decors in your house are rusting away. Uh-oh.

 

3. A one-year-old dog is as mature, physically, as a 15-year-old human.

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Well, they might not seem their age but a ten-year-old dog might be a grandpa/grandma. They deserve all the elderly respect, mind it you kiddos.

 

4. More people in the U.S. were killed by dogs than by sharks in the past 100 years.

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Frankly, I never thought dogs could be so violent but maybe behind those puppy eyes is a hidden devil which could come out anytime. (Just a thought, don't take it to your heart!)

 

5. Dalmatian puppies are born completely white.

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Then from where do those big black spots emerge!? I'm also wondering but guess it'll remain a mystery for now.

 

6. Obesity is #1 health problem among dogs.

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Oh! I always thought there are only fat humans but well, guess no one can escape this trouble. Now let us not start judging our lovely pooches by their weights! Okay?

 

7. Dogs only sweat through the pads of their feet.

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This is one of the times when I wish I was a dog! At least I wouldn't sweat like a pig all over, especially when the temperature is touching 40 degrees. Phew!

 

8. An African wolf dog known as the Basenji is the only dog in the world who cannot bark.

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Ah! At last, we have found the perfect neighbour dog! A dog who will not bark constantly and give us headaches...wah it's just like a dream come true!

 

9. Dog's nose prints are as unique as a human's fingerprints. 

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It's truly said that every creature on this planet is unique! Next time you want your dog to follow a rule, take his nose print on a written document. Haha!

 

10. Dogs can dream just like humans.

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Isn't it awesome? So dogs aren't much different from humans (well in some ways for sure).

 

11. Three dogs (from First Class cabins) survived the sinking of the Titanic.

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This is yet another proof to the fact that some pooches really live the life of luxury and some of them are even more royal than the humans themselves.

 

These mind-boggling facts about dogs sure must've come as a surprise to you. Dogs are wonderful creatures who have a lot more to them than what the humans see and believe. There's a hell lot of a research that needs to be done to know pooches well.

Keep Reading, Keep Enjoying!

 

 

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