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Why wet dogs stink (and other canine chemistry)

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Posted June 23, 2015

They’re our best four-legged friends, and they’re the stars of many an Internet video. No, not cats. In this episode of Reactions, we’re talking dogs.

Wet dog. Image credit: MakyFoto via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain

Wet dog. Image credit: MakyFoto via Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain

Here we investigate the chemistry behind your dog’s amazing sense of smell. We also explain why Fido stinks even after he’s had a bath. Also, have you ever noticed that dog food smells gross? There’s a reason for that. Check out all the canine chemistry here:

Source: ACS

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