Domestic dogs appeared about 15,000 years ago, since then more than 400 breeds with unique properties have been bred. A selection of dog facts will help you better understand the world from the point of view of your dog.
Dogs are very well developed.
Incredibly developed sense of smell
Hearing is developed four times better than in humans.
Much better people see in the dark
Dogs are diverse
Dogs are very diverse in shape and weight. For example, St. Bernard is 110 times heavier than a chihuahua.
They have a number of methods for communication.
Can transmit information by smell
Produce a range of sounds in various combinations, whine, growl, bark and howl
For communication with other dogs, dogs can use the body, face, tail and ears.
Dogs are good athletes
Running speed record for Greyhound dogs – 63 km / h
Dogs are very curious
Actively studying the environment. A lot of time is devoted to research and study.
Dogs are omnivores
Eat both meat and plant foods
The molars are well suited for crushing plant foods
Dogs are social
Many dogs enjoy the company of other dogs, but they also form strong social bonds with humans.
Dogs are smart
Able to remember names for a large number of items (up to 200), and not get confused in them
Learning Ability Higher Than Chimpanzees
Love to play
Use special signals to invite to play. Inviting to play, the dog crouches on its front legs and wags its tail or barks.
Dogs are friends of man
In addition to everything else, some dogs help the disabled, the deaf and the blind.
Dogs can be taught to find drugs, explosives, termites, as well as certain diseases such as cancer and diabetes.