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    10 Dog Facts Even Dog People Don't Know

    Conversation fodder for the dog park.

    1. Dogs actually DO sweat!

    2. Male dogs lift their leg while peeing out of dominance...

    3. More than just chocolate can hurt your dog...

    4. The shape of a dog's face can suggest lifespan

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    "My dog looks like it will live longer than yours..." It is said that the shape of a dog's face can suggest the length of a dog's life. Dogs that have sharper features typically live longer while dogs with very flat faces, such as bulldogs, often have shorter lives.

    5. The Romans coined the phrase: "The dog days of summer"

    6. World's smallest dog was only 4oz

    7. Dogs can SMELL diseases!

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    Dogs have amazing noses! They can smell all sorts of things including cancer, epilepsy and diabetes! Researchers believe that canines can pick up on the faint scents given off by the abnormal cells.

    8. A dog's fingerprint is their nose

    9. Dogs survived the Titanic

    10. Now if only we could explain the chase-the-tail bit...

    Hope you enjoyed the wealth of geeky animal knowledge!

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