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Dogs aren't the only ones who need their heads scratched. Run these facts by your friends and family and you might notice some finger-tapping on their temples!

1. A dog’s nose print is as unique as a human’s finger print and can be used to accurately identify them.

2. An American Animal Hospital Association poll found that 33% of dog owners admit to talking to their dogs on the phone while they are away.

3. An estimated 1,000,000 dogs in the U.S. have been named as the primary beneficiaries in their owner’s will.

4. The top grossing dog film of all time is "Marley and Me" (2008) $142,992,475.

5. President Lyndon Johnson had two Beagles named Him and Her.

6. A frightened dog will put its tail between his legs because it cuts off the sent glands in its anal region which a very vulnerable part of the anatomy. Since the anal glands carry personal scents that identify the individual dogs, the tail between the legs action is the dog’s equivalent of insecure humans hiding their faces.

7. If you love dogs, but dislike the sound of barking, a possible solution is a Basenji dog. This dog is a breed of dog that does not bark, but instead makes a yodel-like sound.

8. Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth, with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour.

9. Bingo is the name of the dog on the side of the Cracker Jack box.

10. The bible mentions dogs 14 times.

For more fun facts, head over to DogsGossip.com!

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