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Why Do Wet Dogs Stink So Much?

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Morenike Adebayo

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clockJun 3 2015, 10:12 UTC
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Every dog owner knows that notorious “wet dog” smell after walking their prized pooch in the rain. But what causes it?

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The latest video (below) in the Reactions series from the American Chemical Society explains why soggy doggies smell so pungent.

 

 

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