Why are dogs' noses so wet? Dogs' notes secrete a thin layer of mucous that helps them absorb scent. They then lick their noses to sample the scent through their mouth. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Why are dogs' noses so wet? Dogs' notes secrete a thin layer of mucous that helps them absorb scent. They then lick their noses to sample the scent through their mouth.

Chase that tail! Dogs chase their tails for a variety of reasons: curiosity, exercise, anxiety, predatory instinct or they might have fleas! If your dog is chasing his tail excessively, talk with your vet. #petfact #petworldie #pets

Chase that tail! Dogs chase their tails for a variety of reasons: curiosity, exercise, anxiety, predatory instinct or they might have fleas! If your dog is chasing his tail excessively, talk with your vet.

No, it's not just to make themselves look adorable. Dogs curl up in a ball when they sleep due to an age-old instinct to keep themselves warm and protect their abdomen and vital organs from predators. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Dogs do dream! Dogs and humans have the same type of slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) and during this REM stage dogs can dream. The twitching and paw movements that occur during their sleep are signs that your pet is dreaming.

Why do they do that? When dogs kick after going to the bathroom, they are using the scent glands on their paws to further mark their territory. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Chase that tail! Dogs chase their tails for a variety of reasons: curiosity, exercise, anxiety, predatory instinct or they might have fleas! If your dog is chasing his tail excessively, talk with your vet.

Express yourself. Dogs' ears are extremely expressive. It's no wonder! There are more than a dozen separate muscles that control a dog's ear movements. #petfacts #pets #petworldie

In addition to sweating through their paw pads, dogs pant to cool themselves off. A panting dog can take breaths (compared to his regular with very little effort.

Did you hear that? Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz). The higher the Hertz, the higher-pitched the sound. Dogs hear best at 8,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 2,000 Hz. #petfact #pets #petworldie

In addition to sweating through their paw pads, dogs pant to cool themselves off. A panting dog can take breaths (compared to his regular with very little effort.

Watch that plate of cookies! A Dog's sense of smell is 10,000 - 100,000 times more acute as that of humans. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Watch that plate of cookies! A Dog's sense of smell is - times more acute as that of humans.

Yummy! Dogs have about 1,700 taste buds. Humans have approximately 9,000 and cats have around 473. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Dogs have about taste buds. Humans have approximately and cats have around

Is something wet? Unlike humans who sweat everywhere, dogs only sweat through the pads of their feet. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Is something wet? Unlike humans who sweat everywhere, dogs only sweat through the pads of their feet.

Dogs do dream! Dogs and humans have the same type of slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) and during this REM stage dogs can dream. The twitching and paw movements that occur during their sleep are signs that your pet is dreaming. #petfact #pets #petworldie

Dogs do dream! Dogs and humans have the same type of slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) and during this REM stage dogs can dream. The twitching and paw movements that occur during their sleep are signs that your pet is dreaming.


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