Whether it’s your plate of leftovers, your face or their own paws, dogs are seemingly always licking something. The habit is often a sign of love — a pooches version of the human’s kiss. But this isn’t always the case.
Dogs may sometimes lick to relieve stress or to speed up the healing process of an open wound. Licking tends to be a normal behavior, but if you notice your pup is slurping up a storm more often that usual, you might want to consult your vet. To better understand your dog’s lickity lickiness, check out the infographic byBarking Royalty below.
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