Canine Health

Random Dog Facts

  1. Dogs actually do sweat, but only through the pads on their paws
  2. Dogs’ sense of hearing can reach four times the distance of humans.
  3. Dogs can be beneficial additions to the lives of children with Autism. Trained dogs can lessen the child’s tendency of aggressiveness and give them a sense of independence
  4. Beagles and Collies create the most racket than any other dog; the Akbash and Basenji dogs are the most silent.
  5. Greyhounds can run as fast as 45 mph and are the fastest canines on the planet.
  6. In the Harry Potter series, Hagrid’s dog, Fang, was a Neapolitan Mastiff
  7. As per the Guinness Book of World Records, the world’s smallest dog, a Yorkshire Terrier from Great Britian, weighed a teeny-tiny 4 ounces (0.11kg) at age two.
  8. Dalmatians are often deaf doggies. Thirty percent of them cannot hear in either one or two ears.
  9. At age one, dogs have the same level of physical development that humans have at age 15.
  10. Smiling at your dog may make him feisty: dogs see your smile not as friendly body language, but detect your “bearing teeth” as a sign of aggression.