Facts About Dogs

  • All dogs are probably descended from a small grey wolf. They were first domesticated by people in the Palaeolithic Age and first seemed to have appeared in Eurasia about 13,000 years ago.
  • Dingos are not native to Australia – they were introduced by the first immigrants thousands of years ago.
  • Dogs are pack animals and live according to a strict hierarchical system. Even in a domestic situation, where there is more than one dog, one will be the ‘top’ dog.
  • Dogs are intensely territorial, which is why it is easy to train them as guard dogs.
  • Dogs have better hearing than humans and cats. They can register sounds of 35,000 vibrations a second (compared to our 20,000 and a cat’s 25,000).
  • The tallest dogs are the Great Dane and the Irish Wolfhound. The smallest dogs are the Chihuahua, the Yorkshire Terrier and the Toy Poodle.
  • Man has about 5 million smelling receptors, but that’s not much when compared to to some dog breeds: A Dachshund has 125 million, whilst an Alsatian has 220 million.
  • Several different dogs played the part of the dog “Lassie” in several films.
  • The fastest dogs on earth are greyhounds, which can reach a top speed of approximately 72km/h.
  • The Poodle haircut, funny as it may seem, originally had a purpose. It was meant to improve the dog’s swimming abilities as a retriever, and the pom-poms were left in place to warm their joints.
  • At age one year, a dog is the equivalent of 16 human years; at two dog years, they are 24 human years; at 3 dog years, 30 human years; and for every dog year after that, add 4 human years.
  • Survivors of the Titanic included two dogs: a Pekingese and a Pomeranian.
  • Dogs only have sweat glands between the pads of their feet. They dissipate the majority of their heat by panting.
  • A dog’s sense of smell is more than 100,000 times stronger than a humans.
  • While humans have about five million scent receptors in their noses, a bloodhound has up to three hundred million. He knows where you hid that bone!Dingos are not native to Australia – they were introduced by the first immigrants thousands of years ago.
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