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Thursday 26th May 2016
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Why do dogs like sticking their heads out of car windows?


Dogs love sticking their heads out the car window, but hate it when you blow in their face. Why?
Paul, M25


** Definitive **
Name: Francesca, Ramsgate
Qualification: My partner works with dogs, so he knows
Answer: Dogs pant to get fresh air in their nose and mouth to cool down. In a car window, they get the same sensation of free-flowing air without having to pant. But when you just blow in their faces, they don’t get the same feeling.