10 Facts About Dogs || Animal Facts

10 Facts About Dogs || Animal Facts


Did you know that a dog can lower your blood
pressure. 1. Petting a dog lowers blood pressure. Petting a dog can be beneficial for maintaining
your blood pressure. A research found that after petting a dog
for 20-30 minutes, human blood pressure dropped by approximately 10%. 2. Dogs have wet noses. The primary reason for their wet noses is
that dogs have a secrete mucous that enhances their sense of smell. But there is another reason. The mucus on a dog’s nose contains scent compounds
that can be detected by a dog on his mouth’s roof in the olfactory glands. 3. Basenji- THE barkless dog. The Basenji is a Central African dog that
can not bark! That’s because their larynx has a very unique
structure that can only create a yodel-like sound. 4. They poop with the alignment of the earth’s
magnetic field. Dogs like to poop in line with the magnetic
field of Earth. Dogs use the Earth’s magnetic field when they
relax. Not only that, but they prefer to do it in
a north-south direction, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Zoology. 5. They have the supreme smelling ability. To navigate the planet, people rely on vision,
but a dog is guided by smell. Dogs can sense odors in parts per trillion,
with the ability to smell between 10,000 and 100,000 times greater than humans. They are able to find a clean sock between
2 million dirty ones! 6. A Mayor dog!. In 2014, the annual vote for Cormorant’s ceremonial
mayorship was won by a Great Pyrenees dog named Duke. 7. They are very jealous. In a study conducted at the University of
California, researchers found that dogs can become jealous if they see their humans showing
affection for something or someone else. They hate to share their humans with anything
else! 8. They can even help you to get a date. The pet will help to make a date for you! One study showed that the odds of a man getting
the phone number of a woman went from 10% to 33%, simply by having a pet with them. In the survey, an overwhelming 66% of men
and women told that they wouldn’t date someone who doesn’t like animals. 9. The sense of smell of a Bloodhound can be
used as evidence in court. According to PBS, a Bloodhound’s sense of
smell is so on the spot that it can be admitted as evidence in a court. There is another mind-blowing fact. Bloodhounds can also follow tracks that are
over 300 hours old and can stay on a trail for over 130 miles! 10. A greyhound is able to beat a cheetah in a
long-distance race. In a long-distance race, a cheetah has actually
no chance against Greyhound. Greyhounds would beat a Cheetah easily!. According to Psychology Today,’ greyhounds
can keep up to 7 miles at a pace of 35 mph. Though the Cheetah is incredibly fast, it
can only hold its pace for about 200-300 yards. So cheetah may have a running start, but a
Greyhound will quickly exceed it!

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