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The power of your dog's sniffer!

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Dogs are known for having great noses; they can usually smell things far beyond what we are capable of. In fact, it is estimated that a dog can smell thousands of times better than a human, which is the reason they are often used for search and rescue. You may be able to find out more about your pup’s sniffer if you contact your local Rockford-area veterinarian as listed below or one closest to your home.

Wouldn’t it be great if we were all blessed with the fascinating sense of smell that a dog possesses? That is how a dog discovers the wonderful world it lives in. The nose is filled with many odor or scent receptors. We as humans have about 5 million receptors within our smelling senses while a dog can have as many as 200 receptors in their noses; bloodhounds can have as much as 300 million receptors, making them famous for sniffing out the deepest secret finds.

Some analogies are; if you can detect a teaspoon of sugar in your coffee, a dog can notice the teaspoon of sugar in a million gallons of water. A dog may even have the ability to sniff out one rotten appel in two million barrels. Dogs can smell many things that we cannot even take note of. That is why, when a dog soils in the home, you must clean it well or your dog will return to the same area by sniffing it out! Your dog can pick up even the smallest scent left behind.

Dogs are amazing animals with keen senses, so never underestimate the power of your pooch with that fabulous sniffer! You can’t hide from that inquisitive and sensitive nose!

If you are looking for wholesome, natural and homemade treats for your favorite canine best friend, Led foot’s Pet Bakery near the Rockford area is happy to meet your needs. Check out the website at Ledfoot Bakery. Contact Susan Weitzel at 815 784-6358, Ledfoot Bakery Contact.

If you are seeking Veterinary assistance in the Rockford area, you can check out one of these at - Rockford Vet Clinics, Bellwood Vet, Rockford Veterinarians, Perryville Veterinarian , Cat Veterinarians Specialists

For all your pets needs and accessories in the Rockford area, go to your local PETCO - 6305 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108, (815) 229-0184 - Petco or your local PETSMART - 6320 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108, (815) 397-7880 - Petsmart -Petland, (815) 332-4200 - Petland

For many of your pet essentials, visit your local Rockford-area CVS pharmacies. There are four convenient locations - 3134 11th Street, Rockford, IL 61109, (815)398-0048 - 110 S Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL 61108 - 3718 Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103, (815)877-9620 - 2454 S. Alpine Rd., Rockford, IL 61108, (815)399-5421 - CVS Pharmacy

For the grooming needs of your Chihuahua in or near the Rockford area, you can contact Sue at pupelv7@comcast.net for further information.