Saturday, December 30, 2017

Happy 2018 - Year of the ....


That's right, 2018 is the Chinese Year of the Dog. Even if you already own a dog, you probably didn't know some of these amazing and interesting facts about them:

  • Dr. Roger Mugford invented the "wagometer" which was a device that claimed to determine a dog's mood by measuring the wag of its tail. Can this really be done? Only dog-owners know...
  • There is a dog that cannot bark! It's the Besenji breed, but they can yodel.
  • A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than a human's sense of smell!
  • There a more than 150 dog breeds, divided into 8 classes: sporting, hound, working, terrier, toy, non-sporting, herding, and miscellaneous.
  • When a puppy is born, he is deaf, blind, and toothless.
  • The Norwegian Lundehund has six toes on each foot!
  • The Newfoundland breed has webbed feet - helping them be good swimmers.
  • The most popular dog name is Max.
Happy New Year!