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These Dog Breed Facts Will Make You Say "Aww" And "Oh!"

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1. Research has found that border collies are the most intelligent dog breed.

They'd rather finish your homework than eat it, thank you very much.

2. Pembroke Welsh corgis are revered for their enchanted nature and are known in Welsh folklore as companions and steeds to fairies.

They've also been known to really just let loose at summer music festivals.

3. In the US, Labrador retrievers have been the most popular dog breed every year since 2013.

Jealousy is a disease...get well soon. 😌

4. Basenjis don't bark — they yodel.

Not in chain superstores, though.

5. The first-ever Olympic mascot was a dachshund named Waldi.

The other prospective mascot contenders simply fell short.

6. A group of pugs is called a grumble.

Much cuter than that thing our stomach does.

7. In 1925, a group of huskies helped save the children of a small Alaskan town.

Your faves could never...

8. Greyhounds are the world's fastest dog breeds, with the ability to reach speeds of 45 miles per hour.

This is the only greyhound that won't get stuck in two hours of traffic between New Jersey and the Delaware Water Gap.

9. The Catahoula leopard dog is the only breed capable of climbing trees(!!).

Climbing trees is, like, hard enough for actual humans?? Impressive.

10. Basset hounds use their incredibly long ears to trap scents.

Now you know exactly what you're doing when you walk your basset hound through the streets of New York City.

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