Tag: Dog Nose

11 Things Dogs Can Smell But You Can’t

A dog’s sense of smell is so powerful that he can sniff out a drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool. With olfactory cortexes that are 40 times larger than humans, a dog is well placed to smell things 100,000 times better than you. Among dogs, the volume …

Foreign Objects In Dog’s Nose

Foreign Objects Can Get Stuck and Irritate Your Dog’s Nose Many things can cause irritation and problems with your dog’s nose, including foreign objects, allergens, and tumors. These objects can be bothersome, and cause several signs of distress or illness in your dog. A foreign object may be anything …

5 Dog Senses And The Amazing Sixth Sense: How Dogs Experience Life

Just like humans, dogs too have a multitude of senses – smell, sight, hearing, touch, and taste. Both use their senses to perceive and respond to stimuli originated from the environment. However, human and dog senses differ from each other in the way they are used. Dogs rely heavily …

Australian Shepherd Dog Born With Two Noses Saved From Euthanasia

Every dog is special and this Aussie doubly so! This unique Australian Shepherd was born with two noses and recently saved from euthanasia. Toby was found by an animal rescue group wandering around the streets of Fresno, California. They would have put him to sleep had Todd Ray …

How Dogs See With Their Noses! The Canine Nose Knows!

Just how do dogs see with their noses! For dogs, there’s an entire world out there that we do not know about! A dog’s nose is an amazing organ that man is yet to replicate! Dogs have a fascinating and powerful nasal structure! The informative and interesting TED video below illustrates …

Sniffing Butts: Why Do Dogs Sniff Each Other?

Why do dogs sniff each other? What’s the theory about sniffing butts? Dr. Lawrence Myers, an associate professor of animal behavior and sensory physiology and medicine at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, gives us an answer. “Nobody really knows the reason,” Myers said. “It seems to be …

Why Are Dog Noses Wet?

Why are dog noses wet? Have you ever wondered why? If you’re a dog lover, you probably adore dog noses and you have probably noticed they are almost always wet. There are different reasons why dog noses are wet, and we’re going to discuss this here. Why Are …