Bark often worse than their height. From the halls of useless findings, the University of Sydney researchers have discovered that small dog syndrome exists. The smaller the dog, the more likely it is to be "unruly, aggressive and noisy". Smaller canines get vocal to make up for their lack of height?

The first guide dogs for the blind and visually impaired were trained in Germany to provide assistance for those blinded in the war. German Shepherds were used for their protective and strong sense of loyalty to their owner.

Eighty percent of dog owners buy their dog a present for holidays and birthdays. More than half of them sign letters and cards from themselves and their pet

Did you know 72% of pet owners fret about going on holidays because they worry about leaving their pet at home? For a very large number of people, their first priority when choosing a holiday is organising what to do with their dog?

Dogs with little human contact in their first three months typically don’t make good pets.

Facts about dogs: Dogs just love to chew on bones. It strengthens and cleans their teeth. However, never give your dog cooked bones.

Dog Facts: Puppies sleep ninety percent of the day for their first few weeks.

A frightened dog will put its tail between his legs because it cuts off the sent glands in its anal region which a very vulnerable part of the anatomy. Since the anal glands carry personal scents that identify the individual dogs, the tail between the legs action is the dog’s equivalent of insecure humans hiding their faces.

Did you know the average dog has 42 permanent teeth in their mouth

It is a myth that dogs are color blind. Dog fact: dogs can actually see in color but not as vividly as humans. It is similar to our vision at dusk. They do have better low-light vision than humans because of a special light-reflecting layer behind their retinas

Dogs’ only sweat glands are between their paw pads.

Dog Facts: The U.S. has the highest dog population in the world.

Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth, with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.

Canine Facts: An estimated 1,000,000 dogs in the U.S. have been named as the primary beneficiaries in their owner’s will.

A dog’s nose print is as unique as a human’s finger print and can be used to accurately identify them.

58% include their pets in family and holiday portraits.

There are over 700 breeds of purebred dogs.

A dog’s smell is more than 100,000 times stronger than that of a humans.

A one year old dog is as mature, physically, as a 15 year old human.

Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic – a Newfoundland, a Pomeranian, and a Pekingese.

Humans can detect sounds at 20,000 times per second, while dogs can sense frequencies of 30,000 times per second.

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