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Fun Facts about Dogs

#1: Wonder why your dog can sniff out dinner or snacks from far distances? Well, a dog’s nose has fourteen times more scent cells than a human’s nose.

#2: Veterinarians have found that dogs see in color, however, they can see blue and green shades but not red ones.

#3: In the United States, approximately 1 million dogs have been named the primary beneficiary in their owner’s will.

#4: Dogs sweat through the pads of their feet, not through salivating.

#5: On record, the heaviest dog weighed 319 lbs.

For more interesting and fun facts, check out North Shore Animal League’s Cool Pet Facts.

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Akvile is an avid fan of surfing on snow, on water, and the web! Growing up in NY, she moved to Seattle a few years ago and has found her happiness here, where she can do all of the above. Aside from working during the week in the Trupanion office, she has her hands full being the mother of Batman, her massive-eared mini schnauzer who is a cuddle monster by day and super hero by night. She enjoys traveling, wakeboarding, snowboarding, camping, painting, and DJ'ing for fun.

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  2. Lacey says:

    Those are some interesting facts! I wonder what kind of dog that 319lb one was.

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