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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When a dog gives birth, she licks her pups to clean off blood and other debris, at the same time stimulating them to breathe. Newborn pups do not have the ability to eliminate on
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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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