Man’s best friend indeed. Dogs are so generous with their love and we love them back! So here are our 7 favourite facts about dogs…
1: Wet Nose
Dogs have wet noses because it helps them to absorb scent chemicals. It is why they have such strong sense of smell. It is 10,000 times stronger than a human’s.
2: Smelly Clothes
If your dog gets anxious when you leave the house then place an article of your clothing near them. The scent will relax and comfort them.
Try not to show other dogs too much affection as a recent study has proven that dogs can get jealous.
4: Colour Me Blind
Dogs mostly see in black and white, but they can also see blue and yellow.
5: Medical Marvels
Dogs can be so in tune with their owners. They can even be trained to detect when a human is going to have a seizure and warn them. They can also signal a Diabetic that their insulin levels are dropping due to a special scent that is released by the human body.
6: Heard if Muscles?
Dogs have to least 18 muscles in each ear and can hear 4 times the distance of a human. That’s some strong hearing (get it?!)
Dogs can recognise more than 150 words, so be careful what you say around them!