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Facts about dogs and breeds
Here are various facts about dogs and dog breeds:
- Dogs are wolves. All breeds of dogs are descended from wolves (grey wolf).
- Dogs dreams too.
- Strays - In Moskova it's 35,000 street dogs.
- Dangerous dogs? In the United States more people die of dog bites every year than people have died in shark attacks over the past 100 years.
- Dogs can sweat Although the myth to the contrary! (but only on the bottom of the paws).
- The wet nose of the dog caused by a mucous-like membrane that plays an important role in the sense of smell.
- Diagnostic dogs. Some believe that dogs can sense seizures before it occurs, and that they can detect cancer and other diseases in humans.
- Dogs can see colors. Black and White color vision among dogs is a myth, but their color vision is still quite different from humans.
- Night Vision for dogs is good (a membrane of the eye called the tapetum lucidum enable them to see at night).
- 10,000 to 100,000 - so much better are the dogs' sense of smell compared to humans.
- 220 million olfactory cells in dogs at 5-15 million in humans.
- Ears reveals feelings. Dogs have over a dozen muscles in the ears, used to focus on sound as well as to signal emotions.
- Dogs hear best at 8000 Hz, while people hear best at 2000 Hz.
- Dog swimming with webbed: Newfoundland dogs have webbed feet and are proficient swimmers, but it is also a breed of dog, basset hound, who can not swim at all.
- Saluki is the oldest dog breed that exists today, it was held by the Egyptians who used it as a hunting dog.
- Tomaractus lived 16 million years ago, and all dogs (and wolves) originating from the distant prehistoric hyenoide creature.
- Pregnancy for dogs lasts 60 days.
- Yum yum! Dogs have over 1700 taste buds (humans have about 9,000 cats have only 473).
- Chow-chow are born with a pink tongue, but around the eighth week will remain blue for life.
- Dalmatians are born completely white, the black dots are the later as a puppy.
- The world's heaviest dog was an english mastiff weighing 341 pounds!
- First in space. Dogs visited the space before humans (Laika first, Yuri Gagarin later).