We all know that dogs are man’s best friend but what do you really know about dogs? Here are some fun and interesting facts about dogs.
1. Dogs only sweat from the bottoms of their feet, the only way they can discharge heat is by panting.
2. Dogs have about 100 different facial expressions, most of them made with the ears.
3. Dogs have about 10 vocal sounds.
4. There are more than 200 different breeds of dogs.
5. Dalmatians are born spotless: at first pure white, their spots develop as they age.
6. Contrary to popular belief, dogs aren’t color blind; they can see shades of blue, yellow, green and gray. The colour red registers on a grayscale in a dog’s vision.
7. Most domestic dogs are capable of reaching speeds up to about 30 kilometres per hour when running at full speed.
8. Using their swiveling ears like radar dishes, experiments have shown that dogs can locate the source of a sound in 6/100ths of a second.
9. Dogs were domesticated more than 10,000 years ago, the dog was one of the first animals domesticated by humans. Dogs really are man’s best friend!
10. Dogs favourite treat is of course a big juicy bone! Dog Mail sends personalised dog bones in the mail
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