More dog facts about the nose and sense of smell

Bull Terrier - dog factsHello all, new Dog Facts here!
Let’s talk about some more dog facts about our nose and sense of smell.

Our nose is very sensitive, 1000–10,000,000 times more than human sense of smell. The main reason is that we have up to 60 times more scent glands than a human has.
The part in our brain to interpret smells is four times larger than in humans.

We can do extraordinary things with our nose. Detecting drugs or dead bodies even under water is only part of it. We can also be trained to smell hiding bugs or gas deep down in the ground. We are even said to be able to detect some sorts of cancer by sniffing.

Smelling the urine of other dogs tells us more about the gender of the dog leaving the urine, its mood, age and health. Now you know why the daily sniff mail always takes its time.

Allrighty! That’s it for today!
Cya next time with another interesting dog fact.


Dog facts about the nose and sense of smell

Bull Terrier - dog factsHey folks, it’s Mila.
Well, which body part did we not cover so far in our dog facts? Riiiight, the NOSE!
Brace yourself, here come the facts!
A dog’s nose print is just as unique as a human finger print.
It can actually be used to identify us.

So, how do WE identify other dogs?
I see you already guessed it, by sniffing – predominantly butts. This sniffing tells us a lot about the other dog, for example if the other one is a boy or a girl, if he/she is friendly and if we have met before.
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