In one study, dogs were able to smell a particular test scent a thousand times better than humans!
I've heard that some dogs can smell if someone has cancer. Is this really true, or is it more like an urban legend?
Why does our body sniff rather than smell things?
To sniff and to smell, they are basically the same thing right? Actually, sniffing and smelling are two different phases of the smelling process.
As you may have noticed, your dog probably treats each walk as an adventure-packed expedition through the Amazonian wilds. What’s up with the constant sniffing of every patch of sidewalk, tuft of grass, and length of stop sign? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do you know the correct nose-blowing technique? Is there a correct way, and what is the difference? Learn more on this Moment of Science.