1. Dogs Poop in Alignment with Earth's Magnetic Field.
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  2. The world's oldest dog died at age 29.
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  3. A guy is 3 times more likely to get a girl's phone number if he has a dog with him.
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  4. Humans and dogs first became best friends 30,000 years ago.
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  5. Every Dog's mitochondrial DNA is 99.9% the same as a gray wolf.
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  6. In English-speaking countries, the most popular names for dogs are Max and Molly.
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  7. Dogs and cats only sweat from their footpads and nose.
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  8. Dogs have 13 blood types, horses have 8, cows have 9 while Humans only have 4.
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  9. Paul McCartney recorded an ultrasonic whistle audible only to dogs at the end of "A Day in the Life".
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  10. In South Carolina, the maximum sentence for beating your dog is longer than the max sentence for beating your wife.
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  11. A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than humans.
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  12. Cats have +100 sounds in their vocal repertoire,
    while dogs have only 10.
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  13. Humans and dogs are the only two species known to seek visual clues from another's eyes. And dogs only do it with humans.
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  14. Cats are America's most popular pets: there are 88 million cats compared to 74 million dogs.
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  15. The first cloned dogs, six Canadian Labradors, started to work for South Korea's customs service as sniffers in 2009.
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  16. The Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk and read.
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  17. FIDO,
    Abraham Lincoln's dog,
    was also
    assassinated.
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  18. Google prefers dogs to cats. Their official code of conduct specifically states they are a dog company.
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  19. In Switzerland, some people still regularly eat dog and cat meat. It's legal in the country.
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  20. Husky dogs have been banned from Antarctica since 1994.
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  21. 3 dogs survived the Titanic sinking out of 12 canines on board.
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  22. Dogs were used as messengers in WW1, carrying orders to the front lines in capsules attached to their bodies.
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  23. The smallest living dog in terms of length is a chihuahua who measured 15.2 cm (6 in).
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  24. Chocolate can sicken and even kill dogs.
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  25. Trained Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy.
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  26. The average dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child.
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  27. About one million dogs are the primary beneficiary in their owners' wills in the U.S.
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  28. 30,000 dogs a day are slaughtered in China for meat and fur.
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  29. A coyote crossed with a dog is called a "coydog".
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  30. Laika, the first dog in space, did not die peacefully as initially reported by the Soviets. She died because the cabin overheated.
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  31. A dog's nose is the equivalent of a human fingerprint: each has a unique pattern.
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  32. Dogs are as smart as a 2-year-old baby. They can learn and understand over 150 words.
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  33. It is illegal to spay or neuter your dog in Norway except under very specific circumstances.
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  34. More than 86,000 people are injured by tripping over their cats and dogs every year in the U.S.
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  35. Dogs and elephants are the only animals that seem to instinctively understand pointing.
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  36. Unspayed females dogs only go into heat twice a year.
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  37. Dogs wag their tails to the right when they're happy and to the left when they're frightened.
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  38. If your dog's feet smell like corn chips, you're not alone. The term "Frito Feet" was coined to describe the scent.
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  39. Newborn dogs are born blind and deaf. Most puppies open their eyes and respond to noises after about two weeks.
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  40. The Labrador dog is from Newfoundland and the Newfoundland dog is from Labrador.
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  41. USPS mail carriers are attacked by 6000 dogs per year.
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  42. Once a dog hits the age of 10, its chance of dying from cancer is 50%.
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  43. Only 5% of dogs experience dental decay, compared with 90% of children.
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  44. Dogs have only recently been able to watch TV, since they need about 70 images per second, which older TVs couldn't deliver.
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  45. One "dog year" is not equivalent to 7 human years. Dogs age at various rates, depending on their size.
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  46. Dogs and cats tend to be right-pawed or left-pawed.
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  47. U.S. troops in Vietnam employed over 5,000 'war dogs'.
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  48. 93% of dogs and 75 % of cats that go missing in the U.S. are returned safely, a study found.
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  49. The "Territorio De Zaguates" (Land of the Strays) in Costa Rica is a huge no-kill dog shelter where you can hike for free with the dogs.
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  50. Large Dogs
    Age Faster
    and
    Die Younger.
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  51. The tallest known dog, as of 2010, was a Great Dane who measured 1.092 m (43 in) tall.
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  52. The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico.
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  53. 82% of people would feel more confident approaching an attractive person if they had their dog with them, a survey found.
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  54. Dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human faces.
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  55. Dalmatians are white at birth. Their first spots usually appear within 3 to 4 weeks after birth
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  56. Aztecs raised Chihuahuas in order to eat them.
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  57. Dogs can tell when people are untrustworthy and will stop listening to a person if they prove unreliable.
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  58. Dogs may look ashamed, but they can't feel guilt, experts say, just submission.
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  59. Wolves became tamer companions and evolved into dogs about 27,000 years ago.
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  60. In Victorian London, people were paid to collect dog poop. It was used to tan leather.
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  61. In 2012 alone, an estimated 2.8 million dog owners gave their dogs antidepressants.
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  62. 93% of dog owners in the U.S. say their dog has made them a better person in at least one way, a study found.
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  63. Hitler killed his dog with a cyanide capsule. He also shot the five puppies and buried them with their mother.
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  64. In August 2016, a dog was elected mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota, for its third term in a row.
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  65. An estimated 1.2 million dogs are euthanized in shelters every year.
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  66. Genetic and archaeological evidence suggests there were two distinct dog populations in the world, one in the east and one in the west, during the Palaeolithic.
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  67. President Franklin D. Roosevelt kept a total of 11 dogs at the White House during his 12 years and one month in residence.
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  68. Dogs can smell their owners from 11 miles away.
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  69. There's a bridge in Scotland from which dogs frequently leap to their deaths, and no one knows why.
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  70. Despite Americans owning more than 78 million dogs as pets, only about 30 deaths per year are attributed to dog attacks, fewer than bees.
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  71. Research shows that in terms of bite attacks against people, dachshunds, or wiener dogs, are more aggressive than pit bulls.
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  72. Tillie, the dog who painted, had over 17 solo exhibits under her collar, including shows in Milan, Amsterdam and Brussels.
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  73. Lab tests have shown that cats don't love you the way dogs do. Tests has shown that a dog releases Oxytocin (the "love hormone") in their brains at much higher levels when compared to cats.
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  74. A study suggests that owning a dog reduces the likelihood of depression by 3 times in patients with HIV, which can result in improved patient adherence to potentially lifesaving antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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  75. Dogs can get PTSD. It affects 5-10% of working military dogs.
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  76. Research has shown that dogs actually like the silly, high-pitched voice their owners use to talk to them.
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