After you read this, the next time you come home to your dog, you'll think differently about them.

Your dog is amazing and a lot smarter than you think. Here are some amazing facts you may not have known about your furry BFF.

*Docile dogs live longer, aggressive dogs die young. Yet another reason for obedience training.

*Dogs can learn up to 250 words and gestures, count to five, are born left or right handed and are the equivalent of a two year old child.

*Poodles, German shepherds, Golden retrievers and Dobermans round out the top five smartest breeds. 

*They feel envy and keep score on if they get a fair shake or not.

*They can sniff certain diseases like Cancer, Epilepsy and Diabetes. Dogs can be trained to sniff out a Cancer of the lung, skin, bladder and prostate.

 

Now if we could just get them to balance our checking accounts or wash the dishes, we would be in business : )