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DOGS FOR KIDS – INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DOGS Throughout human history, the domestic dog has been one of the most popular working and companion animals. Dogs have been around humans for 12,000 years. Dogs are direct descendant of wolves. There are hundreds of different breeds of
dogs. In total there are around 400 million dogs
in the world. In the United States, more than 1 in 3 families
owns a dog. Dogs can hear sounds four times farther away
than people. Their hearing is more than ten times better
than that of a person. A dog’s sense of smell, on the other hand,
is at least 1 million times stronger than ours. An average dog can run about 19 miles per
hour at its full speed. The Greyhound is the fastest dog on earth. They can reach speeds of 45 miles an hour. The average life span for a dog is around
10 to 14 years. During its lifetime, the typical dog costs
$13.500 to its owner. Dogs are omnivorous. This means that they must eat both meat and
plants. Dogs eat a variety of foods such as meats,
grains, and vegetables. Dogs will be submissive to anyone they feel
higher up in the pack. It is not true that dogs are color blind. Dogs actually see color, but just not as vividly
as a person. On the other hand, dogs can see much better
at night than humans. Dogs are called Man’s best friend. They perform a number of tasks for humans
including hunting, farm work, and security. Dogs are able to assist people with disabilities
such as the blind. Dogs can have a lot of energy stored up in
their bodies during the day. They should be walked every day because going
for a walk helps to release that energy. The number-one health problem in dogs is obesity. An adult dog has 42 teeth. A dog’s nose print is one of a kind. This is very similar to a person’s fingerprint. Dogs have twice as many ear muscles as people. Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed
of dog. Labradors have a gentle nature. Their intelligence and obedience make them
excellent pets and reliable workers. Humans help train various dog breeds to enter
in competitions such as breed shows, agility and obedience contests, racing and sled pulling. Have you ever wondered how dogs sweat? They release sweat through the pads of their
feet. Baby dogs are called puppies. Puppies are born blind, without teeth and
the ability to hear. At around 10 to 14 days old, their eyes only
open and they start hearing. Puppies are considered adults when they are
one year old. Some dogs change colors as they grow. For example, Dalmatians are born white and then develop black spots as they grow up. Small dogs are often called toy dogs, or lap dogs, because they’re so small they look like a toy, or can easily fit on your lap. Irish Wolfhound is the largest breed of dog
in the world. Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed. St. Bernard’s are the heaviest breed of
dogs. The first thing you should teach your dog
is how to sit. Bloodhound dogs have the best sense of smell. Since the middle ages, they have been used
to track down criminals. The Beagle and the Border Collie are the dogs
that bark the most. Do you know how dogs communicate? Apart from barking, growling, and whining,
dogs use their ears and facial expression to communicate what they are feeling. Dogs hearts beat between 100-120 beats a minute. This is much faster than ours which is between
70-80 Dogs are grouped into the following categories:
Sporting, Hounds, Working, Terriers, Toys, Non-Sporting, Herding, and Service.

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