30 Funny Facts About Dogs | Pupford
May 5th, 2023
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Most people would agree dogs themselves are pretty funny and interesting, but they're so much more than that. They're our best friends, family members, and furry children. Dogs make us laugh, cry, and shake our heads. And we just can't live without them.
Do you think you know everything there is to know about our furry canines? No, right?
Then you're in the right place!
30 FUNNY FACTS ABOUT DOGS
1. DOGS ARE AS SMART AS TWO-YEAR-OLDS
! Ever wonder why children around this age seem to have a special bond with the family dog? It could be because they speak the same language, roughly 250 words, and gestures.
2. DOGS ARE NOT COLOR BLIND
It is a myth that dogs are color blind. , just not as vividly as humans. It is similar to our vision at dusk.
3. DOGS HAVE INCREDIBLE HEARING
Paul McCartney has claimed that at the very end of The Beatles' song "," there was a frequency added that only dogs could hear. We know they have excellent hearing and pick up on many things humans cannot. You may have to try playing the song and see if your dog gives any reaction.
4. DOGS GET JEALOUS TOO
claims that your dog can genuinely get jealous when they see you display affection for another creature.
5. SNIFF SNIFF…
Dogs' butts are home to glands that produce pheromones that give other dogs information about that individual, such as gender, diet, and health. and getting to know one another. So we can be thankful it's not the same for us humans.
6. DOGS COULD REPRODUCE… A LOT
If never spayed or neutered, a female dog, her mate, and their puppies could produce over 66,000 dogs in 6 years! Dogs Domination!
7. DOGS CAN RIDE THE SUBWAY TOO
in Russia have learned how to ride the complex subway system and get off at specific stops in search of food.
8. I’m ALL EARS!
9. DOGS CAN SMELL YOUR FEELINGS
. In fact, your dog's sense of smell is approximately 100,000 times better than yours. So it shouldn't be shocking that they can smell things like fear. When a human is fearful, they sweat and a dog can easily pick up on this change.
10. SOME DOGS CAN YODEL
Though, don't get too excited and think you'll have a quiet dog if you bring home a Basenji. They vocalize by yodeling.
11. DOGS ON THE TITANIC?!
Three dogs survived the historical sinking of the Titanic in 1912. Two Pomeranians and 1 Pekingese - all from First Class cabins.
12. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION
One of the most famous dogs, Lassie, was the first animal to be inducted into the Animal Hall of Fame in 1969.
13. IT’S MAGNETIC
When your dog is carefully choosing the perfect place to do his business, it is because they prefer to go.
14. IN DOGS WE TRUST
The town of Idyllwild, California, elected its first mayor in 2012,. But Max isn't just any regular mayor, and he's a Golden Retriever! Although Mayor Max passed away in 2013, the town elected Mayor Max II into office, and he's been governing Idyllwild since. Way to go, Mayor Max!
15. PUPPIES ARE BORN DEAF
All puppies are born deaf. However, they can hear four times better as they age than humans.
16. OUI OUI
Teddy Roosevelt's dog, Pete, ripped a French Ambassador's pants off at the White House.
17. MAKE SOME ROOM!
45% of. So hopefully, those pups share the blanket!
18. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, HER… AND HIM
President Lyndon Johnson had two beagles named Him and Her.
19. HE WAS A SKATER BOY
Otto, the English Bulldog, rose to fame when his parent introduced him to the world and showed off his excellent talent in skateboarding. He even made the Guinness Book of World Records. Unfortunately, sweet Otto passed away at the age of 10.
20. THAT’S A LOT OF CASH
Franklin Roosevelt spent $15,000 for a destroyer to pick up his Scottie in the Aleutian Islands.
21. NOSE PRINTS
A dog's nose print is unique, like a human's fingerprints.
22. GOOD BOY, BARRY
The most successful search and rescue dog was a St. Bernard named. Born in 1800, he saved around 40 people in his 12 years and has become a Swiss National Hero!
23. DOGS SWEAT FROM THEIR PAWS
A dog's only sweat glands are between its
24. A SMART DOG
Dogs Can Learn More Than 1,000 Words
The famous war dog, , was the first Hollywood dog star.
26. PURPLE TONGUES
The Chinese Chow Chow and Shar-Pei are the only two dogs known for their black/purple tongues. However, the cause of this is still unknown!
27. TAKE A HIKE
Bill Irwin, with the help of his seeing-eye dog, Orient, in 1990. He became the first blind man to complete the 2,100-mile journey from Georgia to Maine.
28. DOGS MAY UNDERSTAND MORE THAN WE THINK
Some major Universities like Duke University and Yale University have programs dedicated to. We have thus far learned that your dog has a pretty impressive vocabulary. They may not be able to speak back to you, but they pick up on quite a bit of what you're saying! If only they could just talk back!
29. THOSE PUPPY DOG EYES
According to, dogs raise their eyebrows to give "puppy eyes" and make other dramatic facial expressions when they know humans are watching. Shelter dogs have learned this trick, too; pups who employ the puppy eyes trick tend to get than dogs that show other behaviors, like wagging their tails.
30. A CORGI PARTY
Queen Elizabeth II had over 30 Corgis since 1945. They were also featuring Daniel Craig as James Bond.
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