20+ Fun Facts About Dogs

Joanne Guillard
2 min readMay 28, 2021
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There are hundreds of dog breeds and mix breeds in the world. Each dog has his own unique set of characteristics and personality.

Check out some of these interesting and fun facts about dogs.

Some dogs sniff out medical problems

Some dogs are incredible swimmers

Their nose and hearing are super sensitive

Newfoundlands are amazing lifeguards

A Greyhound could beat a Cheetah in a long distance race

30% of Dalmatians are deaf in one ear

The Saluki is the oldest dog breed

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Puppies are born blind and deaf

Dogs get jealous

Petting dogs can lower your blood pressure

Dogs have a sense of time

The oldest dog lived to be 29, Australian cattle-dog named Bluey

Chocolate can be fatal

Basenjis are the only “barkless” dog in the world

Lassie was the first animal in the Animal Hall of Fame, in 1969



Joanne Guillard

I'm a Writer/Street Photographer, sharing my knowledge about the world around me through poetry and articles. My webstie www.joanneguillard.com