Wierd facts about dog

1) You can lower your blood pressure just by petting your pup!

2)The bible mentions dogs 14 times

3)The reason dogs curl up is because of an age-old instinct to keep themselves warm and to protect vital organs while they sleep.

4). Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic – a Newfoundland, a Pomeranian, and a Pekingese

5). The Labrador Retriever is the #1 favorite breed in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.

6)Dogs have wet noses because it helps to absorb scent chemicals.

7). Obesity is the #1 health problem among dogs

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

9). An American Animal Hospital Assoc. poll found that 33% of dog owners admit to talking to their dogs on the phone and leaving answering machine messages for them while away

10) Dog’s nose prints are as unique as a human’s finger prints and can be used to accurately identify them

11) At the end of the Beatles’ song “A Day in the Life”, a high-pitched dog whistle was recorded by Paul McCartney for his sheepdog

12 If you leave your dog a piece of clothing that smells like you, the scent will comfort them and it can help curb their separation anxiety

13) 70% of people sign their pet’s name on greeting and holiday cards

14). 58% put pets in family and holiday portraits

15). There are only 350 Cisky Terriers in the world – perhaps the rarest breed

16). The phrase “raining cats and dogs” originated in 17th century England when it is believed that many cats and dogs drowned during heavy periods of rain.

17) Dogs have no sense of “time”

18)Humans have kept dogs as pets for over 12,000 years

19) The largest breed of dog is the Irish Wolfhound


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