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Q: Why do dogs have such long tongue's?

February 26, 2009 | By Cassondra L. | 5 answers | Expired: 2018 days ago

Dog's and their tongue's

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Jewel L.
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Feb 26, 2009

A dog has no sweat glands so to expel heat from the body a dog will pant & stick out his tongue. Also to cool down if the dog has a shorter muzzle the tongue looks longer & makes it breathe easier. Also the dogs tongue has more responsibilities then any other part of the dogs anatomy excluding the brain.It's a radiator,a, water lapper,a healer of wounds,a food conveyor,a register of tastes,a texture sensor,& a wet equivalent of a dog's handshake.

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kaylei r.
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Feb 26, 2009

they need them to get water

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Hannah P.
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Feb 26, 2009

Possibly to clean themselves, but i'm not 100% sure, sorry! haha.

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