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Why Are Dogs' Noses Sometimes Wet?

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I have a dog: when she is asleep her nose is dry but when she is awake it is wet - why?
Nikki, North Whales

Answer


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Name: Richard, Shepperton
Qualification: Dog lover
Answer: Dogs lick their noses to keep them wet as they don't have hairs in their noses so it stops the dust going up - humans have hairs to do this. When they are asleep they're not licking their noses.


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