Surprising curiosities about dogs

If you are a dog lover and want to know more about them, this article will be of interest to you. You may know all these curiosities, but we may surprise you with some of them!

1.- They do not perceive salty flavors. The number of taste buds that dogs have are much smaller than those of humans. What flavors do you perceive? They perceive sweet, bitter, sour and umami (meat) tastes

2.- They can suffer from seasonal depression. If you see him down, try to play more with him and pay him enough attention. Remember that he would do the same for you!

3.- They don’t like the rain. The hearing capacity of our furry ones is much greater than ours, therefore, the noise of the falling drops hurts their ears and the rest of the sounds are magnified.

4.- They eat stones. You have to be careful with this, they ingest stones, grass or sand to cause vomiting when they have stomach discomfort.

5.- They turn around before lying down. They do this to make sure there is no danger around them and to be comfortable in the place where they are going to lie down.

6.- Dogs also sweat, but they do it only because of the pads on their paws.

7.- Contrary to what is thought, dogs see colors, although not as clearly as humans.

8.- There are more than 800 breeds of dogs. The dog is the animal species with the greatest variety of breeds in the world.

9.-The Chow Chow has a blue tongue. When they are born, all dogs of this breed are born with the tongue of a more common color, pink. But as they grow, both the tongue and the gums change color.

10.- The Border Collie is the most intelligent dog. In addition, this dog is usually full of energy, so it is best for him to be in an outdoor environment and get plenty of daily exercise.

11.- The dog’s nose is equivalent to his fingerprint, they are all unique! In addition, for each nostril they capture a different odor and have the ability to differentiate where each one comes from and where the source that produces them is located.

12.- Dogs are capable of learning between 200 and 500 words. It is said that they have mental abilities close to that of a 2-year-old child.

13.- Dogs are capable of falling in love, their brain releases oxytocin (the love hormone)

14.- Some studies claim that dogs are capable of detecting cancer or other diseases.

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By Lee Chun Hei