Top 10 Interesting Facts about Dog . Here below you can find out top ten amazing facts about dog . Dog is also know as Puppies and female dog called “Bitches” Read dog facts for kids and facts about puppies.
Facts about Dog
- According to a recent survey, the most popular name for a dog is Max. Other popular names include Molly, Sam, Zach, and Maggie.
- Dogs can vary in size from a 36 inch (150+ lb.) Great Dane to a 2 lb. Chihuahua.
- Puppies and kittens can be adopted as early as 8 weeks of age. Until then, they should stay with their moms and littermates.
- About 1/3 of the dogs that are surrendered to animal shelters are purebred dogs.
- Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not sweat by salivating. They sweat through the pads of their feet.
Dogs have twice as many ear muscles as people.
- Dogs will be submissive to anyone they feel is higher up in the pack.
- People have been keeping dogs for pets for 12,000 years.
- A female dog carries her puppies for about 60 days before they are born.
- It is a myth dogs are color blind; they actually see color, just not as vividly as a person.
- Obesity is the number-one health problem in dogs.