WONDER #969: Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

Question 1 of 3

What animal is often called “man’s best friend”?

  1. dog
  2. cat
  3. badger
  4. panda

Question 2 of 3

One main reason dogs often have cold, wet noses is what?

  1. their sinuses perspire
  2. they lick their noses often
  3. their nasal passages cause air to condense
  4. their tails splash water on their noses while wagging

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a good indicator that a dog is sick?

  1. cold, wet nose
  2. warm, dry nose
  3. cold, dry nose
  4. none of the above

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-do-dogs-have-wet-noses.