12- It’s an old myth that dogs see only in black and white.
Although they see differently to humans, they’re still able to detect strains of yellow and blue and are only red-green colour blind.
11- Dogs can be as smart as two year-old children.
With the ability to learn a similar average number of words, dogs can be as smart as two year-old children with the ability (for some in the breed) to learn up to 200 words. Border collies are the top dogs in the intelligence category. Poodles, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers and Dobermans followed as the smartest dogs.
Older breeds like hound dogs, bulldogs and beagles are among the slow learners of the doggie world.
10- A female dog carries her puppies for about 60 days before they are born.
Dog pregnancies last about two months, with puppies entering the world between day 56 and 70 of gestation. Litter size typically ranges between a single pup or up to a dozen and differs depending on numerous factors. The size of the breed offers the biggest determination of litter size, as a great Dane can carry a larger litter than a Chihuahua can … Continue Reading