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

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.

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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