Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Fun Facts About Fido!

Here's some fun and perhaps unknown facts about dogs. If you have any tidbits to add, please list them in the comments! 

  1. A dog's nose print is like a human finger print and can be used for identification
  2. An Australian Cattle Dog name Bluey is the oldest dog on record living 29 years and 5 months (160 years in dog years)
  3. 33% of people surveyed talk to their dogs, even leaving them voice messages on the machine
  4. A dog can bite 10 times before a human can respond. Never approach an agitated or strange dog
  5. Dogs have 3 eyelids. The third one is sometimes referred to as the haw and helps to protect and lubricate the eye
  6. There are over 18 muscles in a dogs ear contributing to their ability to locate and react to sound quickly
  7. It is estimated that there are over 400 million dogs worldwide with 58 million in the US
  8. Puppies are blind and deaf at birth
  9. Normal temperature for a dog is 101.2 degrees Fahrenheit
  10. Dalmatians are born all white and develop spots as they mature
Things your dog wants you to know
  1. They love you not because you feed them, but because you are part of their pack.
  2. They crave your companionship and attention and are grateful for the care you give them.
  3. One last thing...they wanted me to thank you for choosing them to be part of your family.
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1 comment:

Giupetto and Gianna Tails said...

Well, I will have to explain this to Gianna and to my husband, that she loves us because we are part of her pack and NOT because of all the treats she gets when she begs.
Great post Patty.