Monday, February 9, 2009

Interesting Dog Facts: Some Facts About Dogs Are Amazing

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Did you know these dog facts?

  • Dogs are not color blind, as many of you have been thinking that they are! They can see color, but not as clearly as us. Their color vision may be compared to what we can see during dusk.
  • France ranks the world's 2nd country according to dog population, USA being the first.
  • Only dog breed - Newfoundlands have webbed feet, which is why they are awesome swimmers.
  • The holy Bible mentions about dogs 14 times.
  • Three dogs were lucky to survive the sinking Titanic - a Pomeranian, a Pekingese and a Newfoundland. If you are one of the avid dog lovers like me, I am sure you have been looking for some information about dogs like this.
  • Jesmine – the greyhound played surrogate to 50 new born animals. Click here to read Jesmine's life story. If you read it, I am sure you will fall in love with Jesmine.
  • A dog's jaw can exert a pressure of around 150-200 pounds per square inch, although some breeds have the potential to exert an incredible pressure up to about 450 pounds per squre inch.German Shepherd Dog fact dog facts about dogs facts top dog facts about dog fact about dog real facts about dog dog lovers dog information about dogs information about dog information
  • One amazing German Shepherd Dog fact is that, a GSD called "Max of Pangoula" could jump as high as 11 feet 5 inches. Max's record was broken by another dog called "Young Sabre", who crossed him by 3 more inches and reached a height of 11 feet 8 inches. Click here to get more amazing facts about German Shepherd Dogs.
  • German Shepherd Dog was the first canine breed that was trained as the “Seeing Eye Dog”, in the year 1920. Check out the German Shepherd Dog FAQs...
  • A guide dog - German Shepherd led her blind companion an incredibly long distance of 2100 miles Applachian Trail.
  • Chow Chow – the Chinese dog breed is the only dog breed in the world that has blue tongue.
  • A female dog (mongrel), named Huani became the surrogate mother of three tiger cubs, born at a zoo in China's eastern Shandong province. Click here to know more about Huani.
  • The year 2002 is a remarkable year, because in 2002 alone, more people were killed in the U.S. by dogs than by sharks in the past 100 years.
  • The world's smallest dog breed - the Chihuahua, borns with a soft spot in their skull, which closes gradually as they mature.
  • Border Collie is the world's most intelligent canine breed. Check out my posts on Canine IQ and Dog Intelligence... Click here.
  • World's oldest known dog breed is Saluki. Recent DNA analysis confirmed that Chow Chow is also one of the oldest dog breeds.
  • Dogs have no appendix, but have prostates like humans.
  • African wolf dog - the Basenji is the only dog breed in the world that cannot bark.
  • Bloodhounds have the ability to identify more than one scents simultaneously and have the superlative ability to track one particular scent for a long span of hours and even days old, over long distances.
  • A dog's heart beats up to 120 times per minute, which almost 50% faster than the heartbeats of average human beings (80 times per minute).
  • McNab, a very uncommon breed was developde by crossing his Scottish-born Border Collie with various shepherd dog. Click here to know more about McNabs.
  • A group of scientists at the "Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona" have unearthed the secret about the heavy wrinkles in SharPei dogs. They said the wrinkles in Shar Pei is a health disorder. Want to know more about it? Click Here!

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