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Answered 2010-12-06 07:36:19

Dogs, unlike humans do not have sweat glands in their skin and thus do not sweat. The way they keep themselves cool is by panting, which has a similar affect to sweating by pulling heat off of the dogs body and transferring it to the air/moisture in the air.

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Why a dog runs in the summer with tongue out of his mouth?

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How dog sweat?

dogs sweat through their noses and paws

Why do dogs sweat through their pads?

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What if your dog does sweat through his arm pits?

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Why dogs breathe through mouth?

Dogs do not sweat therefore breathing through the mouth eliminates excessive body heat.

Does it make a difference what the dog eats What is the difference between a dogs mouth and a humans?

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Is a temperature measured through the mouth of a dog inaccurate?

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Dog sweats through the pads of their feet?

They don't sweat.

Why does a dogs tongue hang out of their mouth even after it closes?

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Why does a person breathe heavy after running?

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Which dog breeds perspire through sweat glands?

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we dont sweat at our mouth

Where do cat's sweat come from?

cats don't sweat except through their footpads, if they are really hot they pant like a dog.

Can dog breath through its mouth?

Yes, they do this when they are panting.

Where are sweat glands found on a dog?

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Why do dog pout when its hot?

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Do dogs breath heavy in rest to keep cool when its hot?

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Do crocodlies sweat out of there mouth?


Where on a dog is the only place they sweat from?

Dogs sweat from there tongues.

What do dogs sweat through?

Dogs sweat through their tongue

Why do dogs sweat threw their mouth?

Dogs cool their body temperature down by panting and through their paws because they do not have sweat glands like people do. That is why all dogs pants when they are hot.

A dog loses heat through its mouth true or false?

This dog loses heat because your mom said

How do dog digest and absorb their food?

dogs absorb their food through their mouth.

Why do dogs pant and humans don't?

because dogs don't have sweat glans in their skin they are in their mouth, When you see a dog panting they are cooling themselves down.

How does a dog sweat primarily?

Dogs lose body heat through the pads of their feet and noses. Dogs don't sweat like humans sweat. Instead, dogs regulate their body heat through panting. Panting pulls cool air over the tongue and lungs.