Why do dogs shake off when wet?


Why do dogs shake off when wet?


A dog is a species of domesticated mammal that evolved from earlier wolf-like ancestors thousands of years ago. As dogs were likely the first animal to be domesticated by humans, the relationship between humans and dogs goes back well before the dawn of recorded human history.

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Dogs will shake when they are wet because it is the most effective method for them to get dry. In the wild, dogs and other animals with fur need to...

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