13 Weirdest Facts About Dogs

We already know a lot of things about dogs. But there are other fun facts that we almost didn’t dare to think about.

1. Male dogs lift their legs when they pee as a sign of dominance.  

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2. Dog urine can corrode metals.

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3. Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints, and can be used to prove identity.

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4. Tiny dogs like Chihuahuas can hear sounds in higher ranges than big dogs.

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5. Square-headed dogs like Saint Bernards can hear subsonic sounds better than dogs with narrow heads like spaniels.

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6.  Eighteen muscles move your dog’s ears around independently of one another.

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7. The first sense puppies develop is touch.

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8. Puppies are born blind, deaf, and toothless.

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9. Dogs don’t just lap up water indiscriminately, they form the backs of their tongues into little water cups.

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10.  Your dog’s wet nose helps him detect scent by absorbing the water droplets that carry smells.

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11.  When dogs dig after pooing, they’re not burying anything – they’re marking their territory using scent glands in their paws.

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12.  Beagles are the nosiest dogs.

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13.  And, of course, Huskies tell the worst jokes!!!

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