Touch can include chewing & puppies' exploration
soft toys - kneading, disembowling, beware eyes and noses,
Touch also includes feel, including a sense of feeling or presence. When humans wish to detect the direction of wind, we lick a finger and hold it into the air. A dog will turn and face into the wind so that the moving air moves over its face, shoulders and along its body. If it turns its back into the wind, then the moving air will ruffle its fur, making it uncomfortable. Naturally, it will turn to face into the wind to detect any scent, danger approaching it.
Our presence next next to the dog could be causing a shadow preventing the wind from touching part of the dog's body. The dog will know and adapt accordingly, should it wish.
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