Do you think you know everything about your furry best friend? Think again! Here are 10 facts about your pup that might surprise you:

  1. Your dog is as smart as a two-year-old baby- Ever wonder why babies and dogs get along so well? Well, it’s because they speak the same language and by the language we mean they can understand about the same number of words and commands.
  1. Your dog can lower your blood pressure- Try giving your dog extra scratches because studies have shown that if you pet your dog, it can reduce your blood pressure.
  1. Your dog can suffer from separation anxiety- When you’re at work or out and about running errands, your dog misses you. Try leaving a piece of your clothing behind, your scent on the clothing will help your dog cope.
  1. Your dog can smell you from a thousand miles away- But really, a dog’s sense of smell is 10,000 times better than humans.
  1. Your dog can see in color- Well they can see in blue and yellow.
  1. Your dog has at least 18 muscles in each ear- They don’t say dogs are good listeners for nothing!
  1. Your dog can run 19 miles per hour at full speed- Dogs make the best workout buddies.
  1. Your dog has a fingerprint- Except their fingerprint is actually on their nose and it’s actually not a fingerprint at all, it’s a nose print! A dog’s nose print is unique to each and every dog.
  1. Your dog is actually an omnivore- They need to eat more than just meat.
  1. Dogs are the best- But we already knew that one.