Dog Nose Facts

Dog noses are as unique as human fingerprints. Dogs can smell things that are 100,000 times fainter than we can.

Nose Facts

A dog's nose is made up of millions of scent receptors. These receptors are located in the olfactory epithelium, which is a moist membrane inside the nose.


Dogs can smell a wide variety of things, including food, other animals, people, and even emotions. They can also smell things that are very faint.


Dogs have a much larger olfactory bulb than humans do. The olfactory bulb is the part of the brain that processes smell information.

Smelling Ability

Dogs use their noses for a variety of purposes, including tracking prey, finding food, and identifying other dogs.


Dogs can smell fear in humans. Dogs can smell if a person is pregnant. Dogs can smell if a person has cancer.

Nose Facts

Keep your dog's nose clean and free of debris. If your dog's nose is dry, you can apply a small amount of petroleum jelly to keep it moist.

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