Even More Fun Facts About Dogs

Just when you thought you had heard everything there is to know about dogs, here we come again with more fun facts:

One – Dogs prefer to poop in a direction that is in alignment with the earth’s magnetic field! 

Two – The origin of the spiked dog collar was not to signify an aggressive dog, but was developed in ancient Greece to protect the dog’s throat from wolf attacks.

Three – In Russia, there are stray dogs who have learned to take advantage of the subway system, riding and getting off at favorite stops where they know they can get food. 

Four – The world’s oldest dog breed is the Saluki, appearing in ancient Egyptian tombs dating back to 2100 B.C.

Five – The country with the world’s highest pet dog population is the United States, with pet dogs numbering approximately 75.8 million canines.

WoofPost.com is a comprehensive site for information dog owners can rely on, and includes tips on health, exercise, fun facts, breed profiles and much more. 

Source: https://citynewsandtalk.com/even-more-fun-facts-about-dogs/

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By Ellen Britt

Dr. Ellen Britt has loved dogs since she was a child. She is particularly fond of the Northern breeds, especially Alaskan Malamutes. Ellen worked as a PA in Emergency and Occupational Medicine for two decades and holds a doctorate (Ed.D.) in biology.

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