Amazing facts about dogs
• Amazing facts about dogs
They live with us side by side for more than 30 thousand years. We care about them, they love and make us happy. It would seem, what else do we not know about them? If you think you know about their four-legged pets absolutely everything, then most likely, you're wrong ...
The ancient Egyptians worshiped their dogs. When a beloved pet died, the owner of daubed mud hair, shaved off their eyebrows and cried all day.
Dogs understand up to 250 words and gestures, count to five and can solve simple math problems. Intellectually they are at the level of year-old children.
The dogs were able to accommodate Russian subway for their needs: they have learned to ride on public transport in the search for food, traveling to the most populated areas.
Dogs do not like to cuddle! For them it is a sign of dominance. So stop, finally, to do it!
Dogs distinguish ultrasonic whistle. Paul McCartney, knowing it recorded the sound at the end of the song "Day in the Life" specifically for its Scottish Shepherd.
In ancient China, the last line of defense of the Emperor had a small dog breed Pekingese: she was hiding in the hole and in case of danger, jumped out and rushed to the enemy.
When Lord Byron learned that his dog was not allowed in the Trinity College (Cambridge), where he studied, he cited instead bear.
Wet the dog's nose is needed to determine the direction of the odor.
Collars with spikes were invented in ancient Greece to protect the neck from the attack dogs wolves.
If your dog smells of chips, it does not mean that she had eaten your nest egg, do not rush her to abuse. There is a phenomenon of "Frito Feet", when due to bacteria accumulated on the feet they can smell like corn chips. The reason - lack of hygiene after a walk. Boxer dog named Banks and goose Buttons became friends after the dog had an accident and became blind. Gus helped him to his feet and became his guide. Buttons directs another of his neck and cries and does not leave a single moment of it.
In fact, the dogs drink, turning the language in the form of a spoon, but not up and down - on the palate.
Puppies 28 teeth, while adult dogs - 42.
big dog's heart, like a man struggling in the quiescent state from 60 to 100 beats per minute, in small - 100-140.
72% of dog owners believe that their wards can predict a storm. Predict the weather helps them excellent hearing, 10 times more acute than that of humans.
Dogs have three pairs of age: the upper, lower and nictitating membrane that lubricates and protects the eye.
Dogs 1700 taste buds. For comparison, a human - 9000.
"Boxers" Dogs are so named because of their manner of playing with his front paws.
Speaking of goodies, chocolate is dangerous for dogs. It contains theobromine, which affects the central nervous system and the heart muscle dog. In humans, this substance is digested with enzymes.
Remember, according to the dog, you - the pack leader. At least it should be.
Dogs instinctively require the approval of the leader before any action.
Dogs, like people, can be a hiccup when eating or drinking too fast.
Like human babies, Chihuahuas are born with a soft spot - fontanelle - the top of the skull, which hardens with age.
"Always go scot-free," - these words can be fully attributed to the nyufaundlendovym dogs that do not get wet in the water, and thanks to webbed paws are excellent swimmers.
Fastest Dog - Greyhound named Star titles. Its maximum speed - 67, 32 km / h. A record not beaten since 1994. Obesity, alas, the problem number 1 health in dogs.
In total there are 703 breeds of purebred dogs.
Dogs are judged on the objects first by their movement, then by their brightness, and, finally, by their form.
The dog smells 10 000 - 100 000 times better than a human. Keep your goodies in a safe place.
The longer the dog's nose, the more effective it internal cooling system.
Rin Tin Tin was the first dog "Hollywood star", and like all celebrities, he signed all his 22 contracts for films - signet paws.
The customs office in the United States in 1988 were a dog named Rocky and Barco, who was so good at patrolling the border between Texas and Mexico, also known as "Cocaine Alley" that Mexican drug lords appointed a reward for their heads in the amount of $ 30,000.
The first law on animal rights was adopted in Japan in the 17-18 centuries. According to him, the murder was punishable by execution of dogs, and the citizens had to apply to stray dogs as "Honor Dog".
Chihuahua dog named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico, where they were discovered.
Puppies start to see normally after only 1 month.
Dog breed lundehund have 6 toes on each paw.
The Bible mentions dogs 14 times.
Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic - Newfoundland, a Pomeranian and Pekingese. Of course, they were in first grade.
First cloned dog South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk in 2005. Today, this procedure is worth $ 100,000.
The most venerable dog, terrier named Max, was 30 years old. By human standards - is 210 years old!
"Attention, anxiety" - an analog signal that the dog is wagging the tail to the left (with respect to the four-legged).
Dogs learn to drive. New Zealand Society for the Protection of the rights of animals set up an experiment in which three dogs learned to ride in a straight line on the car, and even rotate. the highest growth of the dog breed German dog standing on its hind legs - 2, 20 meters.
But the smallest dog - a chihuahua named Heaven Sent Brandy. Its weight is 900 gr., And growth is a can of Coca-Cola.
The Canary Islands are named after dogs (from the Latin "canis"), which is worshiped by the locals. And the birds "canaries" - in honor of these islands.
45% of dogs sleep on the master beds.
According to the code of laws of the 14th century "The Metropolitan justice", in ancient Rus dog was valued as an ox, a horse 3 or a flock of sheep.
Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The predatory nature of the dog determines its power - it must be the most biologically relevant, that is like a wolf: more animal protein, less carbohydrates.
We all know the sign "@" like a dog, but in other countries it is - a snail, monkey, strudel (in Hebrew), marinated herring (Czech and Slovak) and lunar ear (in Kazakh).
When the Soviet Union sent the dog Laika into space, it was certainly known that she would die. Such an attitude towards animals outraged housewives Mississippi, and they have written to the UN proposal: if you want to send into space of living beings in our city for this is plenty Little Indians for the development of science.
66% - so dog owners move more than other people.