Six Unknown Facts About Animal Therapy

Pets are one of life’s wonderful gifts. The joy, fun and many laugh out loud moments that a pet can bring to a family and home are nothing short of priceless.

That being said, there are many fun facts about pets that you likely are completely unaware of, regardless of how many pets you have had! Would you like to hear a few of them? We thought so!

Spotless Dalmatians!

Do you love to see a dalmatian enjoying his leisurely stroll with his owner? Indeed this breed are eye-catching and impressive. However, the same may not be said for the tiny puppies that are born.

Did you know that dalmatians are born without their spots? It is not until they are about one week old that the spots start appearing, until that point they have plan white bodies. Of course, if you are a fan of ‘101 Dalamatians’, this fun pet fact would come as no surprise to you!

A Dog’s Sense Of Smell Is Massive!

Have you ever noticed that your dear canine can smell a packet of meat opening from the other end of the house? This is because a dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times greater than that of a human. It is little wonder that your dog enjoys smelling everything along the path when out and about for a walk.

Pets Make You Smile!

Granted this fact alone may not come as a surprise, however if we told you that 94% of pet owners say that their pet friend makes them smile everyday, we are guessing you’d be pretty astonished!

The Secret To Cats Flexibility

Have you ever stood in awe as you watched a cat perform acrobatic feats? It is often nothing short of amazing how flexible these furry felines actually are. A good reason exists for their flexible form, in fact it is something which they don’t have; a collarbone. Along with other factors, this helps them to perform flexible feats with ease.

Dogs Sweat Too!

You may know that when your dog pants after his crazy run at the beach, he is actually releasing sweat. However, this is not the only sweat mechanism. Dogs also sweat through their foot pads, in fact this process helps them to stay cool.

The Flying Flea!

So you may not particularly enjoy this pet fact, but we are going to give it to you anyway! Fleas can jump 350 times their body length; what an awful thought! If you have ever had the joy of your pet bringing home a few darling fleas you are likely very well aware of this harrowing fact! This is why you want to be careful if your dog is an emotional support animal because it can transfer flees to other dogs as well. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the public dog laws It’s crucial that an infected pet doesn’t spread the fleas.

Certainly, pets are worth their weight in gold. Whether you have a furry feline, a crazy canine, a bouncy bird, or some other form of pet, be sure to treasure them each and every day. In fact, your pet is sure to have a few surprising facts of its own, why not take the time to find out just how unique your precious pet is?