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The digestion of a dog usually takes 7-10 hours. The type of food, age, size/breed, and the amount of exercise influence this process.
The average cat sleeps 2/3 of the day, meaning that a 9-year-old cat has been awake for only 3 years.
Did you know?! Without sterilization, a female dog, male dog, and their puppies can bring more than 66,000 dogs into the world in 6 years!
A dog's nose has about 4 times as many scent cells as a cat and 14 times more than a human. For this reason, dogs are often used to detect illegal drugs and missing persons. They can smell their food from any room in the house!
Studies have shown that people with pets live longer, experience less stress, and have fewer heart attacks.
The eyes of cats and dogs contain a special membrane called "tapetum lucidum," allowing them to see in the dark.
Puppies have 28 teeth, and normal adult dogs have 42.
Dogs chase their tails for various reasons: curiosity, exercise, fear, hunting instinct, or they may have fleas! If your dog frequently chases its tail, it is advisable to contact your veterinarian.
Dogs also dream! Dogs and humans share the same type of slow-wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM), and during this REM sleep, dogs can dream. The muscle twitches and barking sounds during their sleep are signs that your pet is dreaming.
The heartbeat of a large dog breed is between 60 and 100 beats per minute, and the heart of a small dog breed is between 100-140. In comparison, the human heart beats 60-100 times per minute at rest.
The normal body temperature of dogs is 38-39°C, of cats 38.5-39°C. Stress can cause a temperature increase of 0.5-1.0 degrees, and more during exercise.
Why is a dog's nose so wet? Dog noses produce a thin layer of mucus that helps them absorb scents. They lick their noses to taste the scent.
Dogs have about 1700 taste buds. Humans have about 9,000, and cats have about 473.
A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 - 100,000 times stronger than that of humans.
It is a myth that dogs see everything in black and white. Dogs recognize colors such as blue, green-yellow, yellow, and various shades of gray. Dogs do not see red tones.
With patience and understanding, you can teach an old dog new tricks. However, it depends on what you are trying to teach or unlearn; unlearning is usually more challenging. Dogs can learn at any age, just like humans, but it is difficult to unlearn old habits!
A cat will almost never meow at another cat. Cats use this sound for humans.
A cat can jump up to 7 times its own height.
Obesity is the #1 health problem in dogs.
70% of people sign their names along with their pet's name on greeting and Christmas cards.
58% also include their pets in family photos and vacation pictures.
Dogs do not have a "sense of time" like humans; they live in the here and now. However, they rely on certain routines, scents, and other signals to indicate, for example, mealtime or accustomed walking times.
Only humans and dogs have a prostate.
All dogs are identical in anatomy - 321 bones and 42 permanent teeth.
Dogs live an average of 15 years.
The oldest dog fossil dates back to almost 10,000 BC.
The oldest dog in the world was an Australian Kelpie named "Maggie" - she lived an incredible 30 years!
Dogs can remember up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five, and can solve simple mathematical calculations. The average dog is about as intelligent as a 2-year-old child.
Dogs often don't like to be hugged. Dogs interpret hugging as a sign of dominance. The research has shown that 81.6 percent of dogs showed signs of stress or fear. Only 7.6 percent like to be hugged and actually enjoy it. About 10.8 percent don't care much whether they are hugged or not. They likely allow it to please their owner.
The humidity of a dog's nose is essential to determine from which direction a scent is coming.
Cats have 32 muscles to move their ears, humans have only 6.
There are more than 70 different cat breeds.
Cats cannot taste sweetness.
Cats sleep 70% of their lives.
The longest cat ever measured had a length of 1.23m (fully stretched).
A study found that neutered male cats live 62% longer than non-neutered males.
In Korea and Japan, there are cat cafes where you can have a cup of coffee among the cats.
Black cats are seen as "bringers of luck" in Japan.
Cats can produce over 100 different sounds, while dogs can produce only about 10.
The world's smallest cat is named "Tinker Toy" and is only 7 cm tall.
In Russia, there is a theater where all the actors are cats!
A cat named "Dusty" has given birth to a whopping 420 kittens in her life, a world record.
Cleaning a cat's litter box can expose you to Toxoplasmosis if the cat is infected. During pregnancy, this can lead to a miscarriage, calcifications in the brain, developmental disorders, rash, anemia, jaundice, and enlargement of the liver and spleen.
In Switzerland, some people still regularly eat dog and cat meat. It is legal in the country.
Cats are held responsible for the extinction of various species.
Research has shown that cats never forgive. They show no sign of reconciliation, unlike other animals.
Cats can become seriously ill or even die after eating chocolate.
Cats can swallow and digest their food without chewing.
Cats are lactose intolerant. Like most mammals, they lose the ability to digest milk as they get older. Giving milk to a cat can lead to stomach problems and diarrhea.
Dogs with flat noses are more prone to health problems. The structure of the faces of breeds like pugs, boxers, and bulldogs makes them more susceptible to respiratory issues, dental problems, and other health issues.
Dogs age faster than humans. In 2 years, they are equivalent to 21 years in human terms. To calculate a dog's age in human years, subtract 2 years from the dog's age, multiply that number by 4, and add 21.