Saturday, May 30, 2009

Dogs

In Roman times, mastiffs donned light armor and were sent after mounted knights.


The average city dog lives 3 years longer than a country dog.


In 2002 alone, more people in the U.S. were killed by dogs than by sharks in the past 100 years.


There are only 350 Cisky Terriers in the world - perhaps the rarest breed.


Every dog on earth likely descended from a species knows as the Tomarctus - a creature that roamed the earth over 15 million years ago.


Bloodhounds are prized their ability to single out and identify a number of scents simultaneously.


They are naturally submissive to any creature with higher pack status - human or canine.


Dogs instinctively require the pack leader's approval.


Dogs with little human contact in the first three months typically don't make good pets.

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