Welcome back, everyone, I’ve got a brand new article for you all to take a look at this week. Now, some of us have dogs that can be a little impolite. Jumping up, barking, trying to push people to get attention are just a few things I’ve seen, but there’s one I want to address today. All dogs like to sniff, but some make it a habit to make it a little more personal than others. We’re going to over a few reasons dog might try to sniff our more private areas.
What Do They Like To Sniff?
For any dog, a scent tells a story. Whether it’s a story of going to the store, being out at the park, or meeting others dogs, you come home with smells whether you know it or not. With a sense of smell that ranges from 10,000 to 100,000 times better than our own. So much nose power results in a lot of easy to find smells for our sweet babies, and that in turn leads to a lot of big distractions. What do our puppies like to sniff the most?
The number one thing to sniff for a dog is, of course, another dog! What’s more fun than learning where someone else has been, where they’ve sniffed, and who they are? Of course, dogs like to sniff more private areas where the anal glands and genitals are due to the strong scent there. This is why you see some dogs mounting and humping in colder weather to scent mark things. So how does this apply to why they sniff us so thoroughly from time to time?
Why Are You Sniffing Me?
Now, there are a few reasons your four legged baby might decide to get a little too personal when they sniff you. The first is a most obvious one – you’ve been gone! If you’ve been out all day, or even out of town for a few, you’re bringing back a world of smells and wonder for you dog, and they want a nose full of it. So you walk into your home, greet your babies, and the closest thing for them to sniff is right in between your legs. Any seats you sat on and everyone who sat on them beforehand, anything you brushed up against, even if you put your brand new niece (her name’s Adeline and she’s the … Read the rest “Why Do Dogs Sniff Your Crotch?”Read More »