by Kathy Dannel Vitcak 1 min read

You, Too, Can Be the Dog Nose Knows Smell Master

Astound Your Friends and Co-workers With These Nuggets of Info

• Your dog’s sense of smell is their #1 method of info gathering

• Your dog’s olfactory smell center is 40x bigger than yours 

• Your dog’s sense of smell is 1000–10,000,000 x more sensitive than yours (varies by breed)

• Dogs have 125,000,000–300,000,000 scent glands (varies by breed) compared to our measly 5,000,000 (I feel so inadequate)

• Your dog has about 60 square inches of odor detecting computer at their disposal

• Our human odor analyzing “real estate” is about one square inch compared to your dog's massive 60



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