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.

12 comments:

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bj said...

I sure didn’t know that

Su-sieee! Mac said...

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.

Pat Hatt said...

Guess fur has some good points

RO said...

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

Christine said...

Interesting!

Gloria Baker said...

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

Debra She Who Seeks said...

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

Joanne Noragon said...

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

Lowcarb team member said...

When you think about it … it does make sense.

All the best Jan

happyone said...

This fact I did know.

Martha said...

That's true.