1. Your dog's earliest ancestor is the Miacis, a small weasel-like creature that lived 40 million years ago. Dogs share this ancestor with wolves, raccoons, and bears.
2. If your dog's acting up, it might be because a storm's on the way. Dogs can hear, smell, and feel a change in the weather long before us.
3. Dogs don't really enjoy hugging. In the canine world, putting your limb over another animal's signifies dominance.
4. Eighteen muscles move your dog's ears around independently from one another.
5. Square-headed dogs (like Saint Bernards) can hear subsonic sounds better than dogs with narrow heads (like Spaniels).
6. Tiny dogs, like Chihuahuas, can hear sounds in higher ranges than big dogs.
7. Dogs' nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints, and can be used to prove identity. Good luck sticking a dog's face in some ink without making a mess though.
8. Your dog's wet nose helps him detect scent by absorbing the water droplets that carry smells.
9. Border collies and poodles are thought to be the most intelligent dogs.
10. And, of course, Huskies tell the worst jokes...
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