Alexandra Horowitz discovered that all dogs, regardless of guilt, looked guilty when scolded.
#16 Health Benefit
Recent research has found that talking to and petting our furred companions resulted in a measurable drop in blood pressure.
#15 Color Vision
Despite popular urban legend, your four legged friend can actually see in color. Your dog can actually see blue and yellow.
#14 Your scent comforts them.
Does your pooch have separation anxiety? Leave your pup with a piece of your clothing. Your scent comforts your dog.
Your dogs’ sense of smell is anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than your own.
While they might not feel guilty, they definitely feels jealous. When your dog sees you give attention to someone or something else, they get jealous.
#11 High Intelligence
Dogs can recognize up to 150 words, or about the same as a two-year old human. They are also capable of deception.
#10 Sickness Detector
Service dogs can be trained to detect the unique scent produced by a human when their insulin drops.
#9 Magnetic Precision
Scientists aren’t entirely sure why, but your dog will face northwest when he defecates.
#8 Dog Ears are pretty amazing.
Your dog has over 18 muscles to control his ears, we only have 6.
#7 Time Keeping
Despite popular myth, your Dog does have a sense of time and he does miss you when you are gone.
#6 Big Boy
Male dogs lift their legs when they urinate in order to appear bigger to other dogs.
#5 Wet Feet.
The only sweat glands your dog has are located in the pads of its feet.
#4 Dog Dreams
Just like humans, Dogs have been observed to dream.
When your dog curls up to sleep, he’s actually following instinct and protecting his vulnerable organs.
#2 Three eyelids
Unlike humans, Dogs have 3 eyelids. One keeps their eyes moist and protected
#1 Dogs love you.
Dogs release the ‘love’ hormone Oxytocin when you look at them and pet them.