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20 Countdown of fun dog facts
- A dog's nose pattern is as unique as a human's fingerprint.
- Dogs can only sweat through the pads on their feet.
- A dog's sense of smell is 100,000 times stronger compare to humans.
- Dog's only have 1,700 taste buds compared to humans who have 9,000.
- It has been proven dogs can smell certain types of cancer.
- The oldest recorded dog was Bluey who lived to be 29 years and 5 months old.
- Greyhounds can run up to 45 miles / 72 km per hour making them the fastest dog breed on the planet.
- 1 in 3 american families own a pet dog.
- 45% of dogs sleep in their owners beds
- The average dog is as intelligent as a 2 year old kid and can remember 200 words or phrases while counting up to 5.
- Humans have kept dogs as pets for over 12,000 years
- Dogs have three eyelids; 1 upper eyelid, 1 lower eyelid and a third eyelid that moisturises and protects the eye.
- A dog's heart beats 50 times faster than the average humans
- There are more than a dozen muscles in a dogs ear to control movement.
- The twitching and paw movement during sleep is a sign of dreaming and mimics the (REM) Rapid eye movement shown by humans.
- Dogs eyes contain a special membrane called tapetum lucidum which allows them to see in the dark.
- A dog's nose has a layer of mucus that helps absorb scents.
- Dogs use the scent glands on their paws to mark their spot after going toilet.
- Dogs are the oldest domesticated species.
- The maximum sentence for beating your dog in South Carolina is longer than the sentence for beating your wife.
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