5 Dog Facts Everyone Should Know
Our dogs are our best friends, our loyal companions and, most importantly, our family. It's therefore clear to see why we're quite so fascinated by these amazing animals.
Let's take a look at 5 adorable and interesting facts about our pooches that we think everyone should know....
A recent study shows that dogs are among a small group of animals that show voluntary unselfishness towards others without any reward.
Dogs often stare at you when they go to the toilet because they're aware of their vulnerability during this time. As you're part of their 'pack', they look to you for safety and protection if they are approached by another dog or, in the wild, a predator.
Staffordshire Bull Terriers (or 'Staffies') are in fact biologically no more aggressive than any other dog. Their often negative reputation is actually due to trends which have seen them being used for protection or status symbols.
On average, small dogs live longer than large dogs. And mutts live longer than purebreeds.
Dogs can pick up on subtle changes in your scent. This skill helps them understand your emotional state, detect diseases and even tell if you're pregnant.
Do you have any cute or interesting dog facts you think more of the world should know? Comment below and share!