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Why Do Dogs Sniff?

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Why Do Dogs Sniff?

  There is no doubt that dogs love to sniff, they look forward to their walk and sniffing time. Sniffing and smelling is our dogs’ primary mechanism for processing new information and observing the environment. Part of what makes dogs so incredible is their heightened sense of smell and ability to remember and recall certain scents. You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’  But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see.  The Science of The Dog Sniff In the following video by Alexandra Horowitz, teacher and researcher at Barnard...

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