50 Fun Facts About Dogs

Majority of the population have pet dogs. Do you wish to know some fun facts about dogs. Read for weird facts about dogs here. Dogs fun facts are really funny and interesting. Read on…

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Majority of us love dogs and like to keep them as pets. Shall I tell you the top 50 fun facts related to dogs? I am not going to tell a long story before giving the facts. Here are the top 50 fun facts about dogs, one of the most loveable pets.


1.      First animals to be domesticated by humans are dogs and it dates back to 10,000 years.

2.      First animal to go to space was a dog and its name is Laika.

3.      You must have seen dogs curling up their tail and covering their nose; do you know why they do it? They just want to keep themselves warm during cold weather conditions.

4.      The breed Basenji is often referred as African Barkless. This is because rather than barking, these dogs yodels.

5.      Egyptians are fond of both dogs and cats. As how they shave their eyebrows when a cat dies to show their affection, the same they does for dogs too. Know more about cats here.

6.      Sweat glands for dogs are present in between their paws.

7.      How many eyelids you have? Is this a funny question? Why I am asking this is because there are three eyelids for dogs. It is the third eye lid that protects the eye and keeps it lubricated.

8.      Do you wish to know how long your pet dog will live? It’s simple. If the face shape is either sharp or is pointed, they live longer and those with flat facts live shorter.

9.      Which country has highest dog population? First place goes to U.S. and the second goes to France.

10.  In general, life span of city dogs is three years more than country dogs.

11.  We humans are trying to fight obesity and stay fit. The same problem prevails in dogs too. This is the major problem dogs are facing.

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  1. WOW those are really fun facts! Thanks for sharing :)

  2. @AlmaG, thank you for reading my article and leaving a comment.

  3. Enjoyed reading them.

  4. Great read! :)

  5. very interesting, a lot of thing I didn’t knew…

  6. Lots of good information..Thanks

  7. Thanks everybody for your lovely comments and taking the time to read my articles.

  8. Very good and a lot of things I didn’t know about dogs. Well done

  9. Fun reading and interesting.

  10. That’s very informative. I wonder what will happen if many dogs died in ancient Egypt. That would make their eyebrows bare. :-)

  11. I did know some of these, but point 45 was news to me. I had no idea about pups!

  12. Though I don’t have pets, but very impressed with this article about dogs, well done!

  13. Lots of interesting facts about dogs.

  14. Thoroughly enjoyed reading these facts about dogs.

  15. Great. Enjoyed reading all these interesting facts. Thanks. My Daschund is worth her weight in gold, more so after reading this.

  16. I love dogs. thanks for sharing these facts.

  17. wow these are some really interesting facts, thanks for sharing

  18. Being a dog lover and an ex veterinary nurse I loved these little funnies. I have heard dogs can smell cancer before! great one.

  19. Came back to peek again :)

  20. Thanks, I love my German Shepherd

  21. A fun and interesting read. Number 15 caught my attention. My wife thinks there’s a similar law in this county.

  22. Thank you for all those who have commented as well as read my article.

  23. A fun read! I did not realize there is so much to learn about dogs!

  24. very interesting article. the one about the length of the noses linked to their life span was new to me. thanks very much for sharing. i enjoyed it all.

  25. wow great facts about dogs! i loved it. thanks for sharing!

  26. i didn’t know most of them. thanks for the share. =)

  27. This was great, seems like I didn’t know you then.

  28. three eyelids coooooool!!!

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  30. working on it

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