10 Interesting Dog Facts You Might Not Know

10 Random (Yet Interesting) Dog Facts You Might Not Know

We searched the interwebs far and wide to find a few random - yet interesting- factoids that you *might* not already know about dogs.

Like, how many words a dog knows and the best dog breed to attract a date. Who knew? Now, you do. You're welcome, furiend.
  • Puppies are born blind, deaf and toothless.

  • The smartest dog breeds can understand up to 250 words, like a 2 year old child, while the average dog can process 150

  • The best dog to attract a date is a Golden Retriever.

  • The richest dog is the world, Gunther Ill, inherited about $100 million when his German mommy Countess Carlotta Liebenstein died.

  • One female dog and her female babies can produce over 4,000 puppies in 7 years.

  • Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic.

  • Dogs can get jealous when they see another dog being rewarded.

  • The oldest dog in the world lived to 29 - an Australian Cattle Dog named Bluey

  • "Fido" is Latin for fidelity.

  • Petting a dog can help lower blood pressure.

10 interesting facts about dogs     

Sources: Guinness Book of World Records & Trupanion.com

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