How Do Dogs See With Their Noses?, An Animated Explanation of a Dog’s Amazing Olfactory System

In the TED-Ed animation “How Do Dogs ‘See’ With Their Noses?” educator and dog expert Alexandra Horowitz explains how a dog’s nose works as part of an amazing olfactory system.

You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’ But these creature’s amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see. Alexandra Horowitz illustrates how the dog’s nose can smell the past, the future and even things that can’t be seen at all.