Surprising Facts About Man's Best Friend

 St. Roch's dog brought food to his owner when he was sick. This led to Roch becoming the patron saint of dogs in Catholic Scotland.

Patron Saint

A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 to 100,000 times more acute than humans. They can detect some odors at concentrations of 1 part per trillion!

Incredible Sniffers  

Dogs don't understand words but can identify tone. Using a positive tone strengthens your bond.

Understanding Tone

Guide dogs don't just assist the blind. Some help those with autism, PTSD, epilepsy, diabetes and more.  

Assist Guide Dogs   

Dogs were buried alongside humans over 14,000 years ago. This shows their early importance to humans.

Ancient Burials  

Like human fingerprints, each dog nose print is unique.

Nose Prints   

Studies show dogs can count up to 4 or 5. Beyond that they get confused.

Counting Dogs

Dogs Most Prone to Joint Issues