10 Interesting Dog Facts You Might Not Know

We searched the interwebs far and wide to find a few interesting - and random- 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.

  1. Puppies are born blind, deaf and toothless.

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

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

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

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

  6. Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic.

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

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

  9. "Fido" is Latin for fidelity.

  10. 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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