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31. Structure and Function of the Tongue, Teeth and Mouth in Dogs
The tongue is an elongated, mobile, muscular organ. The teeth are highly specialized structures for the procuring, cutting, and crushing of food. The mouth is the entrance to the gastrointestinal tract.
32. Structure and Function of the Urinary Tract in Dogs
The urinary tract is a system made up of the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra. These organs work together to produce, transport, store and excrete urine.
33. Structure and Function of the Whiskers in Dogs
Whiskers are extremely large hairs – more than twice as thick as ordinary hairs – and are identical to normal hair except for size. The roots are set three times deeper. Whiskers serve as delicate sense organs of touch.
34. Understanding Dog Foot Pads - Are My Dogs Feet Really Protected?
How can dogs run on hot sand or in the snow without needing shoes? This is a common question because our feet are very sensitive to the touch and we have a hard time walking on rough surfaces without our feet hurting, but our dogs seem to be fine.
 

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