Dog Trivia Facts


Dog Trivia Facts

This is a concise list of dog trivia facts which might be surprising, even for dog lovers! Take a look and learn some fascinating facts about our canine friends.


Dog Trivia Facts

  • Dogs have three eyelids.
  • Dogs have 1,700 taste buds, whilst cats have just 470.
  • A dogs sense of smell is 1,000 to 10,000 times more effective than our own.
  • The Basenji is the only dog that doesn’t bark, but he can yodel.

Dog Trivia Facts

  • Dogs can see in colour, mainly blue and yellow and they can see in the dark.
  • A dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child.
  • Border Collies are the cleverest dogs, some can recognize 200 words.
  • If a dog wags his tail to the right he is happy, to the left he is scared.

Dog Trivia Facts

  • A fully grown dog has 42 teeth,
  • Dogs sweat glands are in their paws.
  • A dog’s brain releases oxytocin, the love hormone when he interacts with humans and other dogs.
  • Dogs with pointed faces live longer than dogs with flat faces.

Dog Trivia - Fascinating Facts

  • Dachshunds were bred to hunt badgers,
  • A female dog and her female offspring are capable of giving birth to over 6000 puppies in 7 years.
  • The oldest dog on record lived to be 29 years and 5 months, he was an Australian cattle dog.

Hope you learned something new!












14 thoughts on “Dog Trivia Facts”

  1. I love the idea of which side a dog wags its tail telling you whether he’s happy or scared. Have you ever seen a Cavalier spaniel wag its tail? It’s sheer joy!

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