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Why do dogs have wet noses? and other imponderables of everyday life
|Statement||David Feldman ; illustrated by Kassie Schwan.|
|LC Classifications||AG195 .F47 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 249 p. :|
|Number of Pages||249|
|LC Control Number||89046529|
In order to discuss a canine's warm nose, it's important to understand why a dog's nose is often wet and cold. Dr. Stanley Coren, author of "What Dogs Know," offers a biblical explanation. As the tale goes, Noah used dogs to patrol his ark and keep the animals safe. There's a real reason — and a reason why some dogs' noses are warm and dry. There's a real reason — and a reason why some dogs' noses are warm and dry. If you've ever touched your dog's nose, on purpose or by accident, you've probably noticed that it's often kind of cold and wet. Most of us just take it as a fact that dogs' noses are always.
Noah’s Ark and the Wet Nose Noah’s Ark and the Wet Nose (Excerpt from What Do Dogs Know) – Dr. Stanley Coren “ Any discussion of dogs’ sense of smell ultimately leads to the greatest, most imponderable question about dogs — the question that nags at children and leaves their parents groping for an appropriate answer: why do they have wet noses? Looking for books by David Feldman? See all books authored by David Feldman, including Do Penguins Have Knees?: An Imponderables Book, and Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?: And Other Imponderables, and more on
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No title question of an Imponderables book was harder to answer than Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses. A few vets I spoke to indicated that, as folk wisdom has it, the wet nose helps cool dogs off, for dogs don't have sweat glands and can lose moisture only through the pads of their feet.
Dogs don’t have sweat glands all over their bodies like we do, so they rely on sweat glands in their noses and the pads of their feet to help maintain a safe internal temperature.
“The moisture of the nose helps them evaporate heat and helps them cool down their body,” she says. Dogs’ wet noses also contribute to their incredible sense of smell.
Their noses function in a different way to ours, which partly explains why their noses always seem so wet. It used to be thought that all of the hard work of “sniffing out particular stuff” is done inside the nose - at the dog’s olfactory receptors. Read on to learn more about why dogs have wet noses.
How the nose becomes wet Contrary to popular belief, the nose of the dog does not produce its own external moisture from the pores, and only becomes and remains wet because the dog licks their nose, which both moistens it with saliva and also helps to distribute mucous across the nose, which.
Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?: And Other Inponderables of Everyday Life by David Feldman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at These are the most popular theories as to why are dogs noses always wet. Of course, it’s probably a combination of all three that keep our canine snouts damp.
But does it mean that not having a wet nose is a sign of ill health. Not necessarily, dog’s noses vary a lot. Some dogs just have wetter or drier noses than others. Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses. book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
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In trying to answer the imponderable of why dogs have wet noses, for example, he was told by several veterinarians that it was because dogs don't have. This was a wonderful 'fact' book about dogs.
Very true to real ways of 'reading' a dog and why dogs do what they do. (My adult daughter is a vet tech and she was listening to me read to my granddaughter and she was impressed with this book and made the comment she wished most her patients would read this.)/5(5).
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Becky: The Life and Loves of Becky Thatcher by Lenore Hart. The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 2 by Lin (Editor) Carter. The word "imponderable" is used to describe such mysteries of everyday life. The books are effectively a frequently asked questions list for people who wonder why and how the world works as it does.
The first book in this series, Imponderables: The Solution to the Mysteries of Everyday Life, was illustrated by Kas Schwan and was published in Why Dogs Have Wet Noses, written by Kenneth Steven and illustrated by Oyvind Torseter, is published by Enchanted Lion Books.
Slits on each side of the nose allow the dog to wiggle the nostrils independently. The slits also provide a constant stream of scent-filled air to circulate inside the nose.