Interesting Pet facts

Interesting facts about dogs, cats and rabbits.

Dogs:

  • According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the smallest dog on record was a Yorkshire Terrier in Great Britain who, at the age of 2, weighed just 4 ounces (0.1kg)
  • It’s a myth that dogs are colour blind. They can actually see in colour, just not as vividly as us!
  • Dogs sense of hearing is ten times more acute than a humans.
  • Dogs can smell about 1000 times better than humans
  • It has been established that people who own pets live longer, have less stress, and have fewer heart attacks.

The ten most popular breed of dogs are:

1. Labrador
2. German Shepherd Dog
3. Yorkshire Terrier
4. Beagle
5. Golden Retriever
6. Bull Dog
7. Boxer
8. Dachshund
9. Poodle
10. Shih Tzu

Cats:

  • Just like fingerprints every cats nose pad is different.
  • Feline taste buds don’t detect sugar.
  • Cats can run at up to 30mph
  • Ailurophile is the word for a cat lover

Rabbits:

  • Rabbits can purr similarly to cats
  • When rabbits are happy, they will jump and twist, this is called binky
  • The worlds heaviest rabbit is ‘Darius’ weighing 22.7kg !



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