Mutterings - how do dogs run so fast?
Anyone who has taken a dog for a run, or have had their dog test
their recall, knows that a dog can run much faster than a
human. There are a few reasons, they have quadra-peds
and we are bi-peds, they have very muscular legs and they move much
Did you know though, that a dog's shoulder blades are unattached
to the rest of the skeleton to allow for greater flexibility for
The average dog can run about 19 miles per hour while at a world
class level, the average running speed for humans is about 8 miles
Greyhounds, the fastest of the canine group, can run at speeds
of 45 miles per hour.
Try catching them in your slippers as they run down the