Heart Facts

Did you know...

  • On average, a dog's heart pumps 4,000 litres of blood a day.
  • A dog's heart beats between 70 and 120 times a minute, compared with a human heart which beats 70 to 80 times a minute.
  • On average, a dog's heart beats 144,000 times per day.
  • It has been established that people who own pets live longer, have less stress and have fewer heart attacks (www.delightfullydog.com)
  • Dogs are just as prone to getting heart disease as people are. In fact, dogs and people share over 400 ailments and illnesses (www.bestfunfacts.com)
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