Kingsbrook Animal Hospital's Blog: Fun Pet Facts
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Fun Pet Facts
There are over 77 million cats in the United States. There are 65 million dogs.
There are more than 9,000 species of birds, but Parakeets, canaries and finches are the most popular species for pets.
Max is the most popular name for dogs in the U.S., U.K. and Australia.
Dogs can in fact see in color, but not as well as humans. However, they probably can't see red or green.
Studies have shown that cats have better memories than dogs, monkeys or orangutans.
The world's first space astronaut was a Russian dog named Laikia.
Nearly 94 percent of pet owners say their animal pal makes them smile more than once a day.
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