Did You Know?

 

  1. You may have heard that your pup sweats through his tongue. That’s not true! Dogs actually sweat through merocrine sweat glands located on their paw pads.
  2. You may have also heard that dogs are colorblind. That’s also not completely true. Dogs can see in color, but in a more limited spectrum that humans.
  3. Most scientists agree that dogs do experience dreams, with puppies and senior dogs dreaming more often than adult dogs.
  4. A dog’s whiskers sense minute changes in the air surrounding them and send sensory information to the dog’s brain, warning them about potential dangers.
  5. The Lundehune dog breed has 6 toes.
  6. Depending on the breed, your dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 to 10 million times better than a human’s.
  7. The United States has the highest dog population in the world.
  8. Puppies are born with their ear canals and eyes closed, making them blind and deaf for the first few weeks of their lives.