MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How do dogs sweat?

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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How do dogs sweat?

This weekend is supposed to get pretty warm Saturday and Sunday in the 80s. If you have a dog they’ll probably be pretty hot and sweaty. But how do dogs sweat?

A lot of people think it’s through their mouth. That definitely cools them down when they stick out their tongue and start panting. But the actual sweat comes from the pads on their paws which have sweat glands similar to humans. That’s why on a hot day you might see foot marks from your dog on the ground.

Keep those pups cool this weekend.

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