Did You Know Dog Facts #3

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Dogs are the most loved by all of us. They are our companions and best friends. Here are some lesser known facts about dogs

Touch is the first sense a dog develops, Dogs have nerve ending all over the body including paws


The root of a dog's canine tooth are longerthan the root it self


Dogs have three eyelids, The third lid, called a nictitating membrane keeps the eye lubricated and protected


Dogs tend to have a dominant hand they usually use when only one hand is needed


Dachshunds were bred to fight badgers in their dens


Canines interpret putting a limb over another animal as a sign of dominance.


The Basenji is the world's only barkless dog


Some dogs can smell dead bodies under water


The most dogs ever owned by one person were 5000 Mastiffs owned by Kubla Khan


However, if an owner can prove the dog is a guard or hunting dog, this restriction doesn’t apply.


They can also detect where termites are hiding, and natural gas buried under 40 feet of dirt. They can even detect cancer that is too small to be detected by a doctor and can find lung cancer by sniffing a person’s breath.


"Wagometer", is a device that claims to interpret a dog's exact mood by measuring the wag of its tail
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