Nice-To-Know Information About The Most Common Disciplined Animal: Dogs

April 20, 2010

in Cat Health

Of all the domesticated animals in the world, the most versatile of them all has to be the Dog; Dog’s feature in all walks of life, we’ve all heard of guard dogs and hunting dogs, racing dogs and guide dogs for the blind, and of course the good old fashioned mans best friend, everywhere you look you will find a dogs role in society.

Did you know:-

It is not as common as we are led to believe that dogs kill humans regularly, the figures are more likely to be 1 in 4 million.

There is a 20% chance of boys aged between 5 and 9 getting bitten than any other person in the general population, (just something to consider if you have children and would like a dog.,

In the United States 88 out of 100 falls attributed to pets are caused by dogs.

Dogs have such good vision that they can spot their owners from great distances away.

Dogs can see in the dark better than humans due to light reflecting from the back of the retina.

Dogs have over 18 muscles in their ears which allow the ear to rotate and tilt, this allows the dog to pick up sounds very easily and quickly; far in advance of human hearing.

A dog’s wet nose allows it to determine the direction of the wind allowing it to pick up a source of smells very quickly; they can also detect smells far lower than a human is able to do.

It has been recorded that dogs can live for over 24 years in some cases.

Record numbers of cats and dogs end up in animal shelters every year, the records report this to be somewhere in the region of 8 million, out of these 50% never return once they have entered these places.

It is recommended that dogs be neutered or spayed early on as sexual maturity normally begins around the 6 to 12 months period of a dog’s birth.

Aside from animals, the author also frequently pens articles on badge holders and name tag holders.

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