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18 Surprising Dog Facts

Raising a dog is an amazing experience, both for the dog and the person, but many dog owners don’t always know what’s good and bad for their beloved animals. There are some great pieces of advice on this list that any dog lover should know.

Seeing eye dogs are trained to pee and poo on command

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Dogs are very resourceful

In Russia, stray dogs learned to use the subway to travel to areas with more restaurants and food stands where they scavenge and even scare people for food.

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The smartest dog in the world can recognize over 1,000 words

Chaser, a genius border collie, can differentiate between 1,022 nouns. If you place the dog in front of a bowl of balls and ask for the tennis ball, he’ll bring you the tennis ball.

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Most dogs have the intelligence level of a 2-year-old human

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Dogs have 18 muscles in each ear

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There’s a reason they do a few circles before they lie down

They’re actually building a nest.

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Dogs curl up into a ball because it’s cozy and safe

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A dog’s sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than of a human

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Dogs can smell your insulin levels drop

And be trained to alert you.

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They can also detect signals of distress or disease

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Dogs get jealous

If you think your dog doesn’t care when you’re giving attention to others, there’s a good chance you’re mistaken.

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A man with a dog is three times more likely to attract a mate

A dog makes for the best wingman.

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Dogs feel love

A recent study showed that when dogs get praise and pets from their owners, it activates the same area of their brain as in humans who are in love.

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Basenji dogs don’t bark – they yodel

 

Dogs’ noses are wet for a reason

The canine nose secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scents. Then the dog will lick the nose to taste those chemicals.

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There is a reason dogs prefer to poop in particular places

A 2013 study found that they align themselves along the Earth’s magnetic field.

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Petting a dog can lower one’s blood pressure

And you can read more here.

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Your scent can curb your dog’s separation anxiety

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