Why Do Dogs Lick the Air?

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Dogs lick the air as a way of regulating their body temperature. They have fewer sweat glands which are mostly located on the base of their feet, thus they utilize panting to cool down their bodies. Dogs can also pant as a sign of distress.
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Dogs lick the air for a few reasons. 1) They may have a medical issue.just check with the vet to be sure? Yea. = 2) It could be a random habit! So don't worry on that one if your
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it can be for various reasons, ocd to scenting, i added a couple of links to some facts associated with this. also some wolf studies have shown this to be an act of behavior or greeting
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It's a grooming and personal hygiene thing. . As the genital area is a place in the body where infection is common, it's in their best interest to keep that area as clean as possible
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According to TheDailyPuppy.com, many dogs are naturally anxious or even stressed. The temperament can vary by breed and environment. Therefore, dogs who lick the floor, rugs, and/
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