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15 amazing facts about dogs
Written by Rashi Garg

Dogs are fascinating animals, and they are effortless to accept by any family. They have a significant factor in intelligence, which helps them to get adapt to any condition. They give love and receive love because they are very caring. They care for their family owners, and they also help their owners in every task.

It is essential to train them because it allows dogs to learn many things related to their adapting family. They consist of many interesting facts which help them in getting close to other people and dogs. Many humans do not know many facts about dogs because of less awareness. But now you can quickly get through a various factor that has given below, and it will help you to get to know more about your dog. 

Amazing and interesting facts about dogs

Dogs consist of different circumstances, and you need to know about them. You should know about all the crucial factors about dogs before purchasing them for your family. Otherwise, you can face problems after getting them, and Knowing facts can be beneficial for you. Some of the following fantastic facts about dogs have given below:

1 Dog’s sense of smell is 40 times greater than ours

15 amazing facts about dogs

One of the great facts about dogs that dogs have a strong sense of smell it is around 10,000 – 100,000 times greater than ours. Up to 300 million olfactory receptors can be found in dog’s noses while humans have around six million and the part of a dog’s brain that detects different smells is around 40 times larger than humans.

2 Dogs have a great sense of time

15 amazing facts about dogs

Dogs have a very amazing feature that they can make a difference between a minute and an hour. They know every task that gets performed according to time. Dogs even predict their future events at a perfect time, and they get ready on time for their run or walk. 

Read more: 5 Reasons to walk your dog every day 

3 Dogs are smart

15 amazing facts about dogs

 It is essential to know that dogs are brilliant, and they can trick any game of people. They can get comfortable with kids very quickly because kids and dogs speak very little and express a lot. Many kids like to play with dogs, and they also enjoy their company. They express their feelings in gesture, and they both have a good connection. 

4 Dogs can sniff out medical conditions

Yes, dogs have an incredible sense of smell to detect diseases, some dogs have been trained to sniff out medical conditions. Dogs have been used to diagnose a particular condition, even some dogs are trained dogs can sniff out Coronavirus.

5 They can smell how humans are feeling

15 amazing facts about dogs

Dogs love humans and it has made the approximation that dogs can predict the feelings of humans, and they can understand their owners very well. They can easily find that their owners are emotional or happy. If their owners are happy, then they also get delighted, and if their owners are sad, then they will also become depressed and help their owners to console. They support their owners in every condition.

6 Dogs breathe and detect scents at the same time

15 amazing facts about dogs

Dogs have a very sharp sense of smell to find food, potential dangers, and friends, they sniff a lot and can get much more information from smelling something. Dog’s nose is specially designed for scent detection so the smell can stay in their nose while air can move in and out of their lungs at the same time.

Read also: How dogs can identify liars? 

7 They are good swimmers

15 amazing facts about dogs

Not all dogs are natural swimmers but there are some dog breeds that known to be good swimmers. Dogs like Golden Retrievers, Irish Setters, Labradors, Water Spaniels, and the Newfoundland these dogs have the physical structure to be excellent swimmers.

8 Dogs are some of the fastest animals on earth

15 amazing facts about dogs

Some dogs can really run and could easily outrun a human. Some dogs were bred for speed, in the case of the fastest dog in the world though, is the Greyhound. The Greyhound is able to run at speeds up to about 45 miles per hour within seconds of starting to run. But can a Greyhound beat cheetah? Although the cheetah can reach speeds of around 70 mph they can only keep this going for around 30 seconds. On the other hand, Greyhounds can settle into a speed in excess of 35 miles per hour for seven miles. So in spite of the cheetah’s head start,  greyhounds would overtake a cheetah in a long race.

9 Dogs don’t sweat like humans

15 amazing facts about dogs

While dogs do sweat but they sweat a bit differently than humans. dogs have sweat glands that secrete sweat in response to heat. While humans are able to release sweat all over their bodies, dogs produce a pheromone-laden oily substance that we humans can’t identify.  Merocrine sweat glands function similarly to human sweat glands and these glands can be found in the dog’s paw pads, so instead they pant to cool down.

10 Dogs have a sharp sense of hearing

15 amazing facts about dogs

Dogs have the ability to hear much higher frequencies than humans but did you know they can also hear sounds four times further away? Dogs can hear much softer sounds than humans can, humans can hear from 20 feet away while dogs can hear from 80 feet away.

11 Study at UCSD

 It gets predicted by UCSD that dogs get jealous when they watch their family members getting affected by any other creature of the world because they truly love their family. Dogs can not accept that their family members present love to other animals and leaving them alone. 

12 United States

 It has done a search that the United States consists of the highest population of pet dogs. United dogs comprised 75.8 million dogs in the world, and it has the most prosperous community. 

13 Sitting and watching

 It gets seen that dogs sit and watch their owner’s when their owners are busy with something. People must know that they have some tendency that dogs want something from their owners. Dogs see their owners quietly because they must need something that their owners can provide them like food items, games, non-food products, love, and affection. 

14 Saluki

 They are one of the old dogs in the world, and they have particular factors in them. They are very caring, and they got appeared in Egyptian tombs in ancient times. 

 15 Live longer

 Dogs do have some particular life span, and it depends on the dog breed they depend on. But it has proved that spayed or neutered dogs do live longer than any other healthy dog that is intact. 

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