10 fascinating facts you never knew about our four-legged friends

A dog friendly caravan, North Wales, and you’re loved ones around you, what more could you want? When you combine these three things you have the perfect blend, but did you know these 10 facts (some absolutely barking mad!) we have that are solely dedicated to our four-legged friends? Take a look and see how many you knew!10 fascinating facts you never knew about a man’s best friend! #dogs #fun #facts1. Dogs can comprehend a staggering 250 words and gestures! Also, they can count up to five, and they can perform simple mathematical calculations too. The average pooch is as intelligent as a two-year-old human. 2. A man’s best friend won’t always enjoy cuddles in the same way we do. This is because dogs understand putting a limb over another animal as a sign of dominance, which can make them feel uncomfortable or threatened. (This is a general rule and not for every dog). 3.. The Beatles song “A day in the Life” contains an extra high-pitched whistle that can only be heard by dogs. Paul McCartney was behind the idea, and he did it for the enjoyment of his Shetland sheepdog! 4. As a child, famous golfer Tiger Woods had a stutter. He would talk to his pet dog until he fell asleep to try and get over it, and it worked for him as he no longer suffers from it.  5. Seeing Eye dogs do their business upon command. This is so that their owners can clean up after them. Also, the male dogs are trained to go without cocking their leg. 6. A dog’s nose being wet is important for them being able to know which way the smell or scent of whatever they’re sniffing is coming from. 7. Hyenas are often thought to be closely related to dogs because of how they look, but they’re actually more closely related to cats. 8. Contrary to popular belief, dogs actually use the top of their tongue to drink. There was a theory that they scooped water under their tongues, but this isn’t correct.  9. New Zealand has a building that is shaped like a dog. We’re not sure what breed! 10. In ancient China, there was an emperor whose last line of defence came from the unlikely source of a small Pekingese dog, which he would literally have hidden up his sleeve!

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