Interesting facts about dogs
Dogs are our best friends. They are loyal and they are always there for us. Maybe because we spend a lot of time with them, we believe that we know everything about them. But, there are many unknown facts. On the other side, there are many interesting facts.
• Dogs use the top part of their tongue to drink water. But, they do this very fast, so you cannot see the whole ‘’procedure’’.
• Dog’s paws are in constant contact with the ground. They are exposed to million different types of bacteria. In some cases, they can smell like corn chips. This phenomenon is known as Frito Feet.
• Dog collars with spikes, were designed in ancient Greece. They should protect a dog from wolf attacks.
• People believe that Hyenas are dogs. In fact, they are closer to cats.
• All dogs have wet noses. This is essential, so they can determine the direction of a smell.
• In New Zealand, you can see a building that looks like a dog. A very big dog.
• In ancient China, an emperor used Pekingese dog as the last line of defense. This dog was hidden in the emperor’s sleeve.
• Service dogs know when they are on a duty. When the harness is on, they know that they are ‘’working’’. When you take it off, they are ordinary dogs.
• Two dogs, saved lives of 50 soldiers in Afghanistan. People collected $21.000 in order to bring them into the United States.
• Dogs like to be hugged.
• Some stray dogs in Russian cities, use the subway system for traveling, so they can find food.
• Dogs can understand up to 250 different words and gestures.