Dogs have three eyelids. The third lid, called a nictitating membrane or “haw,” keeps the eye lubricated and protected.
A dog’s shoulder blades are unattached to the rest of the skeleton to allow greater flexibility for running.
Pekingese and Japanese Chins were so important in the ancient Far East that they had their own servants and were carried around trade routes as gifts for kings and emperors. Pekingese were even worshipped in the temples of China for centuries.
After the fall of Rome, human survival often became more important than breeding and training dogs. Legends of werewolves emerged during this time as abandoned dogs traveling in packs commonly roamed streets and terrified villagers.
Interesting Dog Fact
The word “werewolf” derives from Old English compound “were” (meaning “man”) and “wulf” (meaning “wolf”)
The most dogs ever owned by one person were 5,000 Mastiffs owned by Kublai Khan.