12 Cute and awesome facts about dogs in the world
Humans domesticated dogs around 15,000 years ago and since then they have earned the tag of man’s best friend. They have been bred for different activities like hunting, herding, collecting game after hunts, guarding live stock and homes. They have had tough competition from cats in cuteness department and while cats provide hours and hours of free entertainment with their antics, but dogs earn their points with their loyalty. Here are 12 awesome facts about our best friends.
Poodles are known for their hair styles and look more like fashion style of doggie world, but their hairs were clipped originally so that they could swim easily. They were actually used to retrieve game from ponds and water bodies and clipping their hair made it easy for them to be buoyant.
2 Shih Tzus
ShihTzus may now be more of an ornamental dog breeds, but they are amongst the first 12 ancient dog breeds, which make them the closest relative to wolves. They however couldn’t hunt, can’t guard nor can’t they protect farm animals; they can only be your companion.
3 Power of smell
Dogs are known for their powerful sense of smell and are even known to smell out cancer in patients. Humans can smell a spoonful of sugar in a cup of water, dogs on the other hand can smell that same amount of sugar in two Olympic sized pool’s amount of water.
4 Why they are man’s best friend?
We all know that dogs are man’s best friend, but we have the reason behind this. Researchers found out that they are extremely confident exploring the outside world along with their owners and can do amazing things if they have their owners with them.