According to Hunch.com, dog people are 18 percent more likely to consider Paul McCartney their favorite Beatle, while cat people are 25 percent more likely to prefer George Harrison.
Rottweilers, which originated from Rottweil, Germany (a former trade center), were bred to protect goods at all cost.
A 2010 study at the University of Texas found that those who identified as “dog people” tended to be more social and outgoing.
Dogs can’t see the color red.
According to a study published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, prehistoric people (dating back 14,000 years ago) likely cared for a sick puppy for weeks before it died, suggesting they had an emotional attachment to the animal — a long time for the human-canine relationship.
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