Daily I absorb many funny facts about pet animals. We no doubt we love our pets in their many shapes and sizes. Here are some fun and amazing facts about our beloved pets. If you’re anything like us, it’s safe to say National Pet Month every month. but since the celebration is officially observed. Keep reading for fun facts about dogs, cats, and every critter in between. plus, funny pet animal GIFs that will make you LOL. Here are some funny pet animal facts.
Funny facts about pet dogs:
Pet dogs are very much the cutest pet animals. It’s believed that dogs can be trained to perceive time and anticipate future events based on past experiences. According to research, there may be a canine version of episodic memory.
- Dogs sweat through their foot pads to help keep them cool. They also stay cool by panting.
- Greyhounds are the world’s fastest dogs with the ability to reach up to 45 mph.
- Every dog has a unique nose print with no two alike.
- The Basenji, an African wolf dog, does not bark in the usual way but may yodel or scream when excited!
- Snoopy, from Charles M. Schultz’s “Peanuts” comic strip, is a beagle.
- A dog’s sense of smell is 1000 times greater than a human’s!
- Dogs have 28 baby teeth and 42 permanent teeth.
- Dogs have three eyelids.
- Dogs are as smart as a 2-year-old.
According to a Cornell University study, cats are skilled at modifying their vocalizations based on the situation. For example, researchers suggest that the 7 a.m. “feed me” meow is longer and lower in frequency compared to the shorter, equal parts high and low frequency “adopt me” meow.
- Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
- They have 4 rows of whiskers.
- Cats have no collarbone, which is one reason they are so flexible.
- Cats spend approximately 30% of their waking hours grooming themselves.
- Feline’s jaws cannot move sideways.
- They have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs have about ten!
- Cat whiskers are so sensitive they can detect the slightest change in the air current.
- They have 26 baby teeth and 30 permanent teeth.
Cat whiskers aren’t just for cuteness:
It’s an amazing fact, Your cat’s whiskers (vibrissae) are more deeply embedded in their body than their topcoat. Whiskers contain a sensory organ called a proprioceptor, which is constantly communicating information about their surroundings to their muscular and nervous systems. Cats use their whiskers to judge distance and space, which is why they can jump so gracefully and can sense even the slightest change in their environment.
Hamsters’ cheeks are seriously huge:
The hamster looks very cute. Anyone who’s had a pet hamster knows these adorable little rodents can fit an alarming amount of stuff in their chubby cheeks, and there’s an anatomical reason why. Because your hamster’s cheek pouches are so large, your hamster can stuff a lot of food into them and make them look swollen. If the swelling goes down after your hamster empties the pouch, then there is no abscess. If the swelling doesn’t go down, then your hamster likely has a cheek abscess. How hamsters can stuff so much food in their cheeks.
Goldfish don’t have stomachs Amazing facts:
Goldfish don’t have stomachs and should therefore be fed easily digestible food in lots of small feeding sessions, rather than lots of food at once. This is also why goldfish produce so much waste and why you need a filter to keep their water clean.
1. Goldfish can recognize people’s faces.
2. The collective noun for goldfish is “a troubling”.
3. Goldfish can grow over a foot long.
4. Goldfish can’t close their eyes.
5. Goldfish lay a lot of eggs.
Geckos have superpowered tails:
Some species of geckos, including leopard geckos and day geckos, have a defense mechanism that allows them to “drop” their tails when they feel threatened. This tail loss tends to be more common in younger geckos. Fortunately, gecko tail loss is a natural phenomenon, and your pet should come through it just fine.