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Name: Susan
Status: Student
Grade: 9-12
Location: PA
Date: 9/17/2005 



Question:
If a fan cools off a human by speeding the evaporation of sweat off of their skin, do fans cool off other animals that do not sweat such as dogs or cats.



Replies:
Only by cooling the air that they breathe... and a bit by cooling their sweat (they do sweat a bit from the paws, nose and axilla)

Phillip Raclyn, DVM CVA
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