Human beings have loved dogs for over 30,000 years. Research shows that we've been sharing our lives with them for that long. So, how is it that we still have so much to learn about our canine companions? Shouldn't we know it all by now? We know they like gnawing on bones, adore rolling in stinky things, and chasing squirrels and tennis balls. What more is there?
You'd be surprised! Here are some fun dog facts that might change the way you see your canine companion. Thought you knew a lot about dogs? Read these interesting facts and think again.
Dogs Can Learn Impressive Vocabularies
Greyhounds Hold Two Honors
Dogs Are Hotter Than Humans
A dog's average temperature is 101 to 103 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pit Bull Is Not a Breed
The Pit Bull is, without a doubt, the most misunderstood dog breed. In fact, one of the most misunderstood things about it is that it’s not really a dog breed at all. "Pit Bull" is actually a term used to generically describe the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, English Bull Terrier, American bulldog, and the boxer.