Facts for everyone who loves dogs.
They live with us side by side for more than 30 thousand years. We care about them, and they love to make us happy. It would seem, what else do we not know about them? If you think you know about their four-legged Pets everything, then most likely you are wrong.
The ancient Egyptians worshiped their dogs. When a favorite pet died, the master was coated with mud, the hair shaved off his eyebrows and cried all day.
Dogs can understand up to 250 words and gestures, count to five and you can solve simple math problems. Intellectually they are at the level of two year old children.
In Russia dogs were able to adapt to their needs: they learned to travel by public transport in search of food, traveling to the most populated areas.
Dogs don’t like hugs! For them it is a sign of dominance. So stop finally to do it!
Distinguish ultrasonic dog whistle. Paul McCartney, knowing this, recorded this sound at the end of the song “a day in the life” especially for his Scottish shepherd.
In ancient China, the last line of defense of the Emperor had a small dog breeds Pekingese: she was hiding in the sleeve and in case of danger, jumped out and rushed at the enemy.
When Lord Byron found out that his dog was not allowed at Trinity College (Cambridge) where he studied, he led instead of a bear.
Wet nose dog need to determine the direction of the smell.
The spiked collars were invented in ancient Greece to protect dogs neck from wolves attack.
If Your dog smells like chips, it does not mean that it ate your stash, do not rush to scold her. There is a phenomenon of “Frito Feet” when from-for accumulated on the feet of bacteria they can smell corn chips. The reason — poor hygiene after a walk.
A boxer dog named Banks and goose Buttons became friends after the dog had an accident and went blind. Gus helped him to his feet, becoming his guide. Buttons sends his friends to his neck and cries and never leaves him alone.
In fact, dogs drink, collapsing language in the form of a spoon, but not up and down from the sky.
Puppies have 28 teeth and adult dogs — 42.
The heart of a large dog, like a person at rest beats 60 to 100 beats per minute, small — 100-140.
72% of dog owners believe their wards can predict the storm. To predict the weather helps them excellent hearing 10 times more acute than humans.
Dogs have three pairs of eyelids: upper, lower and a nictitating membrane which lubricates and protects the eye.
In dogs and 1,700 taste buds. For comparison, a person — 9 000.
Dog Boxers are so named because of the way they play with their front paws.
Speaking of Goodies, chocolate is dangerous for dogs. It contains theobromine which affects the Central nervous system and heart muscle of the dog. In the human body this substance break down the enzymes.
Remember, according to the dog You are the pack leader. At least it should be.
Dogs instinctively require the approval of the leader before any action.
Dogs, like people, can hiccup when I eat or drink too quickly.
Just like human babies, Chihuahuas are born with a soft spot — fontanel in the top of the skull that hardens with age.
“Always get away” — these words can be fully attributed to newfoundlander dogs that do not get wet in the water, with webbed feet are excellent swimmers.
The fastest dog — Greyhound named star Title. It has a top speed 67,32 km/h Record has not been beaten since 1994.
Obesity, alas, is the # 1 problem with health in dogs.
There are 703 breeds of purebred dogs.
Dogs judge objects first by their movement, then by their brightness, and finally by their shape.
Dog smells in 10 000 — 100 000 times better than people. Keep your Goodies in a safe place.
The longer the dog’s nose, the more effective it’s internal cooling system.
Rin tin tin was the first dog, “a Hollywood star”, and, like all celebrities, he signed all 22 of the contract for the movies — signet paws.
At customs in the USA in 1988, served dogs named rocky and Barco, who was so good at patrolling the border between Texas and Mexico, also known as “Cocaine alley” that Mexican drug lords put a price on their heads of $ 30 000.
The first law on animal rights was adopted in Japan in the 17th and 18th centuries. According to him, the killing of the dogs was punished by death, and citizens had to apply to stray dogs as “honor Dog”.
Dog Chihuahua named after the state Chihuahua in Mexico where they were discovered.
Puppies normally begin to see only after the 1st of the month.
Dog breed lundehund have 6 toes on each paw.
In the Bible dogs are mentioned 14 times.
Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic — a Newfoundland, Pomeranian and Pekingese. Of course, they were in the first grade.
First dog cloned by South Korean scientist Hwang Usok in 2005. Today it costs 100 000$.
Most respectable dog, a Terrier named Max, was 30 years old. By human standards, is 210 years!
“The alarm” — analog of this signal in dogs is the tail wagging to the left (relative to tetrapods).
Dogs have learnt to drive a car. The new Zealand society for the protection of animals set up an experiment in which three dogs have learned to drive in a straight line on the car and even turn.
The growth of the tallest dog breed great Dane standing on its hind legs, — 2, 20 meters.
But the smallest dog is a Chihuahua named Heaven Sent Brandy. Its weight is 900 gr. and increasing it with cans of Coca-Cola.
The Canary Islands are named after dogs (from the Latin “canis”), which is deified by the locals. And birds are “Canaries” — in honor of these Islands.
45% of dogs sleep in owners ‘ beds.
According to the laws of the 14th century “the Metropolitan Justice”, in Ancient Russia was treasured as one of the oxen, 3 horses or a flock of sheep.
Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The predatory nature of the dog determines its power — it should be as biologically relevant, that is, as wolves: more animal protein, less carbs.
We all know the “@” sign like a dog, but in other countries it is the snail, the monkey, the strudel (in Hebrew), herring marinated (in Czech and Slovak) and the moon’s ear (in Kazakh).
When the Soviet Union dog Laika sent into space, it was clearly known that she will die. This attitude to animals has angered Housewives of Mississippi, and they wrote a proposal to the UN: if the development of science, need to be sent into space living beings, in our city, for it has as many little Indians.
66% — so dog owners are moving more than other people.
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