From humans to animals, every creature on mother Earth has its own uniqueness. Looking at your dog, you shouldn’t misappropriate them to be cute or couch sleepers or your garden hole digger (It’s funny to watch, though). Dogs possess a smarter aptitude and here in this article, we will discuss some facts surrounding dogs that you will be surprised to know.
Give a read at the following amazing facts about your four-legged furball, who is watching you smile while reading.
1. Dogs’ Smartness Is Proportional to A 2-Year-Old Child.
Whenever you see chewed-up flip-flops or look at them chasing their own tails, they might look stupid. But they aren’t. A recent study shows that dogs have mental stability like a two-year human child.
They can perform easy calculations, counting up to five, understand 250 words and gestures also, trick humans and fellow dogs. So, you better watch out!
2. Dogs Are Emotional Readers.
When dogs are looking at your face, it doesn’t mean they need love or attention. Though most of the time, they really need your attention. Dogs can distinguish between various emotions like happy, sad, or angry.
Dogs are left-gaze biased when looking at humans. This indicates that dogs look at the right side of emotions more accurately than the left side.
3. Sorry, but they don’t feel guilty.
Whenever you catch your dog, something unexpected, you become upset or sad. Looking at the cheerless eyes, back ears, head lowered—You might be tricked that the dog wants forgiveness, but the fact is that they cannot feel guilty.
The sudden change in behavior that tricks us, humans, to give them forgiveness is a reaction to making their owner upset or angry. Already warned you all, they don’t feel guilty.
4. A dog’s smell is 10000 to 100000 times higher than ours.
Humans have 6 million olfactory senses, while the dog has around 300 million olfactory senses. Their brains are optimized in such a way that they can perceive these smells faster than humans can.
An experiment was carried out by placing a single rotten apple in 200 barrels, and the dog found it in minutes. Isn’t it scary, they might smell us when we are in washrooms? Yet, an interesting fact.
5. Dogs are Diverse!
The dogs in their breeds are different from each other. The animal skull is different from one another. A Golden Retriever’s skull is different from a German Shepherd. The variety is different, like the skull of a cat is different from a bear.
6. The Tail Game!
It’s a common misconception that whenever the dog is wagging its tail, it means it is happy. Surprise! The fact is not over. A study says that the tail is of a complex nature. The tail wagging is a measure of the tail is an emotional parameter. The higher the tail, the higher is the emotion. The specific angle is important.
7. Dogs can see more colors than known!
Dogs are perceived to see the world in blues, yellows, and greys. The truth is there are few more colors though not vivid, yes they do exist!
You might have noticed how the red ball loses track of your pet while playing in the grass.
8. Dogs are dreamers like humans!
You might see your dog growling, twitching, or running while they are sleeping on the couch. The truth is they do dream like humans. Just imagine the dog imagining for you and them forever in the grass playing and chasing bunnies. Isn’t it funny and hopelessly lovely to imagine scenarios! Aha! It is.
Well, certain studies have shown that dogs can merely dream of dog activities too.
9. Dogs find and help people with health problems.
It is seen that dogs can be more caring than humans. They can detect a person with a disability. They know who is blind, deaf, or has other physical ailments. They assist people in daily life who are autistic, have mental disorders like PTSD and anxiety. They can also remind people who have to take their medications. Indeed a nurse? Right.
They can know and detect heart problems and also know about low sugar levels.
10. Dog’s Paw Sweat!
Unlike humans, the sweat glands of a dog are located in its paws. They tend to sweat through their paws. If you see your dog leaving wet marks on the floor or the pavement, you need them to cool down.
Though dogs usually pant. Panting helps the water to evaporate through their mouth and helps them cool down. This principle method of cooling down allows moisture to evaporate from their lung surface. It’s a faster process, and they can easily cool down.
We hope that you liked and were thrilled to know your dog better. Do not forget to say hi from our side. The mere facts might be interesting but will help you know better. And, you can be their buddy too.