Top 10 Fascinating Dog Facts

Dogs' nose prints are unique just like people's fingerprints.

Fourty-five percent (45%) of American dogs sleep in the bed of their owners. 

Talking about sleeping, all dogs dream but senior dogs and puppies dream more often than adult dogs. 

Dogs' sense of smell are legendary. But did you know that their nose contains as many as 300,000,000 receptors? A human nose, on the other hand, has approximately 5 million. 

Dogs' noses are capable of sensing heat/thermal radiation. This is why blind and deaf dogs still hunt. 

To protect their organs, dogs curl up in a ball while they sleep to protect them. This is a holdover from their wild days when they were more vulnerable to predator attacks. 

The United States has more pet dogs than any other country, with over 75 million. 

Dogs can have around 1,700 taste buds. Humans have approximately 2,000 to 10,000 taste buds. 

The Bloodhound's senses of smell are so precise that they can be used in court to prove their track. 

According to Guinness World Records Miracle Milly, a Chihuahua, was the smallest recorded dog.