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Wound licking

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Wound licking is an instinctive response in humans and many other animals to lick an injury. Dogs, cats, small rodents and primates all lick wounds. ... Indeed, a dog's saliva is bactericidal ag...

Are Dogs' Tongues Really Cleaner Than Humans'?

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"Abby! Don't let the dog lick you! Her tongue is full of bacteria!" Ever since we got a dog a few years ago, my mom has always been saying that. I love when my ...

Pet Saliva: Health Hazard or Health Benefit? | petMD

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Jan 2, 2014 ... She lists the numerous parasites and bacteria possibly present in pet ... In modern France a medical saying translates to “A Dog's Tongue is a ...

Myth: Dogs Have Cleaner Mouths Than Humans - ABC News

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Oct 14, 2005 ... He compares that tongue lashing to the work of a surgeon who cleans out ... Becker says many of the bacteria in the mouth of a dog are species ...

How Dirty Are Your Dog's Kisses? « CBS Miami

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May 13, 2014 ... In swabs taken from dogs in the West Palm Beach area, the testing found evidence of Nisseria, bacteria linked to STD's, pneumonia and plaque ...

A dog's tongue is not a medical device | Worms & Germs Blog

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Jun 22, 2011 ... Home Animals Dogs A dog's tongue is not a medical device ... The oral cavity of the dog contains billions of bacteria from hundreds of different ...

Dogs and cats harbor Toxocara canis bacteria on tongues 'that ...

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Jul 15, 2016 ... Dogs and cats harbor infectious bacteria on their tongues 'that could be ... The potential for spread of this bacteria from dog licks, which is often ...

Is it really true that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human mouth ...

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Apr 21, 2008 ... In short, a dog's mouth is besieged by its own legions of germs, roughly as ... Although there's a vast overlap of bacteria in the mouths of both ...

Can You Get Bacterial Infections from Your Pet? - Mercola.com

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Mar 14, 2014 ... Certain bacteria found on the tongues and paws of dogs are unlikely to cause a problem, and instead may give dog owners an immune ...

Is a Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than a Human's? - Live Science

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Dec 7, 2012 ... Can a dog's mouth really be cleaner than a human's, despite all the leftover ... Although there's a vast overlap of bacteria in the mouths of both ...

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Intelligence For Your Life :: How Dirty Is a Dog's Mouth? - John Tesh

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It's because a dog's tongue is rough, and that helps to remove contaminants from ... That's because humans and dogs have different bacteria in their mouths and ...

Should you kiss your dog? | Cesar's Way

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As theorized, the research results — as published in the journal Archives of Oral Biology — determined that both humans and dogs contain bacteria in their ...

Do dogs have antiseptic tongues? | Reference.com

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Although the saliva on dogs' tongues offers some antibacterial protections, calling a ... Harmful bacteria that are resistant to the antibacterial compounds live  ...