|MadSci Network: Zoology|
Dogs differ from humans when it comes to the digestive system. No digestion takes place in the dog's mouth as opposed to humans. His starts in the stomach. The digestive system consists of the mouth, which is used only as a passage way, if you will, the esophagus, the stomach, small intestine, large intestine and the rectum. The dog is blessed with strong juices in his stomach to help break down food and bone for easy digestion and to prevent indigestion. There are many other aspects to a dog's anatomy that are clearly more comprehensive and detailed than what is described here. Knowing the dogs general anatomy is very helpful and will be of great use should the time come that you need it. Refference: http://ia.essortment.com/doganatomy_rkav.htm Title: Anatomy of a dog Description: The dog is made up of various parts that make him whole. Learn man's best friend's anatomy by reading this article. Copyright 2001 by PageWise, Inc.
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