Why do dogs sniff each other?

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Some experts believed that dogs sniff each other as a manner of canine equivalent to the human handshake; a greeting ceremony. It usually indicates whether both dogs are ready to start out on friendly terms or not.
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Most dogs have scent as their primary sense as opposed to sight like humans have. When they smell each other like that, it is like when humans get a good look as someones face.
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A dog's bum releases a discharge with a unique scent. A bum sniff is how dogs
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Smelling the other dogs' private area tells the dog a lot about the dog he is meeting, such as their gender and their sexual status. Interesting!
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Dogs just like wolves gain lots of valuable information by scent (scent glads are situated under the tail). They can tell whether the dog is friend or foe, the sex, age, if a ****
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