Fast Facts: Apr. 28

Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • The long droopy ears of a bloodhound did not evolve to improve their hearing, but to stir the air and waft scent past their keen noses.
  • Chihuahuas are the only breed of dog to be born with an incomplete skull. Like human babies, chihuahuas have moleras, or a soft spot in their skulls, that fill in with age.
  • Statistics show that raccoons have the largest number of rabies cases in a single species.
  • The Afghan Hound is scientifically proven to be the dumbest dog in the world.
  • Unvaccinated dogs are the number one transmitters of the rabies virus worldwide.