Why Does My Dog Lick a Lot?

Answer

Licking behaviors in dogs are caused by allergies or hormonal imbalances. Boredom as well as anxiety can also lead to these behaviors. Other common causes are dry skin and the presence of parasites such as fleas and mites.
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Dogs lick people as a sign of affection. They also lick people because they taste salty or they will lick a person's wounds to clean them.
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id say that a dog licks you either because it likes you or is scared of you.
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Sometimes, they like the taste, especially skin because of the high salt content. Sometimes, they like the texture, and the feel of the object on their tongue. Our golden loves to
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