Get A Whiff Of This! Ever Wonder Why Dog’s Sniff Each Other’s Rear Ends?

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This is so interesting! You know you’ve always wondered why dogs do this odd behavior, and it turns out it’s not so weird – it’s actually quite useful!

Why dogs sniff each other’s butts?

A fellow pup’s posterior provides the most efficient way for a dog to understand another’s sex, health, personality, and stage in life.

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The Jacobsen’s Organ helps dogs transmit the chemical signals taken in through the nose, up to their brain, where they are translated into information a dog can use to determine what to do next.

Watch more about this fascinating feature in the video below!


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Alli B. was born and raised in the Great Lakes State. She is a proud dog mom to an adorable mutt named Rue, a three-legged pup named Tripp, and a crazy cat mom to two feisty felines, Louie and Pikachu. She spends her days exploring all that Michigan has to offer with her husband and their fur-babies.
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