Everyone knows dogs are awesome. But just how awesome are they? They make great guard dogs, loving companions, and you couldn’t ask for a better buddy to take to the park. But what you may not know is that dogs, as cute and fuzzy as they are, are actually much more complex that you’d imagine. For instance, did you know owning a dog can be beneficial to your health? Or that your pooch just may be smarter than your child? Well, here are 25 awesome things you probably didn’t know about dogs.