sense of smell

Five Weird Things Dogs Can Find By Smell

Five Weird Things Dogs Can Find By Smell

Dogs have an amazing sense of smell with an amazing 300 million receptors compared to humans' paltry 6 million. This sensational smell advantage makes canines capable of being taught to sniff out some pretty amazing substances. Among those are: One - The remains of murdered or accidentally killed humans - Dogs have been used to help solve crimes, in some instances in cases that had long gone cold. But in an extraordinary feat, dogs were able to find human remains at an archeological site in a Croatian mountain range that was 3000 years old! Two - Cow fertility - Dairy…
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Your Dog Knows When You Are Sick

Your Dog Knows When You Are Sick

Many dog owners who are starting to feel under the weather have had the experience of having their dog curl up next to them as soon as a sniffle starts. Sometimes it seems your dog knows you are getting sick even before you do! But how is this possible? Do dogs have a sixth sense? Not really. But a dog’s sense of smell is so very highly developed that it seems like a sixth sense to us humans.  While six million olfactory receptors in our human noses seems like a lot, dogs have an astounding 300 million receptors in theirs!…
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A New Sense Discovered In Dogs – Their Nose Knows!

A New Sense Discovered In Dogs – Their Nose Knows!

 As a dog lover, you are likely already amazed at how phenomenally well dogs can smell. But as if that wasn’t enough, scientists at Sweden's Lund University, have discovered another remarkable function of your dog’s cold nose, in effect a new sense.  This previously unknown function is heat detection, including weak, radiating heat which could signal the presence of a prey animal. This ability is common to only a few animals known to science: certain species of snakes, black fire beetles and until now, only one species of mammal, the common vampire bat. All of these organisms use this ability…
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Five Little Known (And Amazing!) Dog Facts

Five Little Known (And Amazing!) Dog Facts

We love our dogs and just can’t know too much about them. So we dug up these five fun facts about our canine companions that are true, but really hard to believe! One - There is a sound in the final track of the Beatles’ 1967 album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band that only dogs can hear!  The song, named A Day In The Life, contains a high pitched whistle at the end, a 15 Kz sound that is far too high for the human ear to perceive. Try playing the track for your dog and see if he becomes…
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