Dogs are special too! - Celeste Webb
Author: Celeste Webb
Most people look at dogs as adorable and sweet. They don't even take a second to recognize the fact that dogs have feelings too. And not just that but did you know dogs have 1,700 taste buds. Or that their nose print is like a persons fingerprint. I think not! Here are 8 facts that may interest you.
1. Dogs curl up when they sleep to protect their organs.
- That's right, they do this because in the past when they lived in the wild, they were vulnerable to predator attacks.
2. Speaking of sleep. All dogs dream!
- But puppies and senior dogs dream more frequently.
3. Lastly about sleep.
- 45% of U.S. dogs sleep in their owners bed.
4. Dogs yawn.
- Its funny when you pass a yawn to a friend but, its funnier when you can pass it to your dog.
- Probably best so they don't have to hear the shriek of someone calling them cute.
6. A dogs nose has 300 million receptors.
- A human only has 5 million.
7. Dogs have night vision.
- This is because of something called Tapetum Lucidnm
8. A humans blood pressure goes down when petting dog.
- Makes sense why dogs are used in therapy.
That's just a few cool facts about dogs! Does your dog yawn comment below.