Dog fact #1

Puppies have 28 teeth and normal adult dogs have 42.

Dog fact #2

Dogs chase their tails for a variety of reasons: curiosity, exercise, anxiety, predatory instinct or, they might have fleas! If your dog is chasing his tail excessively, talk with your vet.

Dog fact #3

Dogs and humans have the same type of slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) and during this REM stage dogs can dream. The twitching and paw movements that occur during their sleep are signs that your pet is dreaming.

Dog fact #4 

Dogs’ eyes contain a special membrane, called the tapetum lucidum, which allows them to see in the dark.

Dog fact #5

A large breed dog’s resting heart beats between 60 and 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats between 100-140. Comparatively, a resting human heart beats 60-100 times per minute.

Dog fact #6

Unlike humans who sweat everywhere, dogs only sweat through the pads of their feet.

Dog fact #7

Dogs’ ears are extremely expressive. It’s no wonder! There are more than a dozen separate muscles that control a dog’s ear movements.

Dog fact #8

Dogs Scientific name is  Canis lupus familiaris

Dog fact #9

It’s a myth that dogs only see in black and white. In fact, it’s believed that dogs see primarily in blue, greenish-yellow, yellow and various shades of gray.

Dog fact #10

The wetness of a dog’s nose is essential for determining what direction a smell is coming from