Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Fact of the Day: Dog Sweat

While humans sweat virtually on all parts of their skin, dogs only sweat on areas not covered by fur such as their nose and their paw pads.

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  2. I wonder if the cats are the same way. The other evening I thought Molly the Cat felt a bit damp under her fur. Most likely my imagination.

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  3. That seems to make sense, and I've often heard about the sensitivity of paws. Hugs...RO

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  4. other one I dont had idea Adam, really interesting I have two dogs!!

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  5. That's why dogs pant with their tongues hanging out. They're cooling off.

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  6. Because of their limited sweating response, it's important we keep water available to dogs (and cats) to prevent overheating.

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  7. When you think about it … it does make sense.

    All the best Jan

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