Because dogs have been living with us side-by-side for so many years now we think we know each other well enough but here are some little-known facts that might change your mind:
71. DOGS GET THE SAME DISEASES WE DO
Did you know that about 6 million dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year and they get canine versions of rare human disorders. Being sick is sad as well for humans and their best friends but Sharing diseases can benefit both species, giving doctors an animal model of human disease and a chance to find a cure, because clinical trials are easier to run on pets.