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In celebration of Pet Appreciation Week, Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND and Dognition are asking “Did You Know” these fascinating facts about your dog?
By Kelli Bender•@kbendernyc
Posted on June 7, 2016 at 9:00pm EDT
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It's Pet Appreciation Week and in celebration Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND and Dognition are teaming up to share some exciting things you might not know about your own dog.
Prepare to be amazed by the fascinating and intelligent things your pup can do, like sharing feelings with a simple tail wag.
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Elephants may have an impressive memory, but canines aren't too forgetful either. Pooches can hear a word once and still remember it a month later.
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There is such a thing as brain food, feeding your dog a healthy and fulfilling diet can vastly improve their cognition and alertness.
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Your pet could end up saving your life. Research shows that dogs can smell some cancers, like lung cancer, on your breath.
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Yawns are contagious across species, and can also be considered compliments. When a dog yawns after seeing you yawn, it could be a sign of empathy.