Dog Touch

Dog Senses – A Dog’s Sense of Touch Compared to Humans

Posted by on January 5, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Touch, in dogs, is the only other sense that functions fully at birth. Whereas in humans the skin receptors respond to pressure, vibrations, mechanical and thermal stimulation, pain, and many others, dogs experience four primary types of sensations: pressure, temperature, pain, and proprioception (a sense of where one’s limbs are). The main difference between man’s […]