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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Man vs. Beast: Is a Dog's Mouth Really Cleaner Than a Human's ...

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Jan 10, 2014 ... One, try to keep your dogs from picking up any external bacteria by keeping ... But my dog eats poo and uses his tongue like it was toilet paper.

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 ...

FACT or FICTION: Is a dog's mouth cleaner than a human's?

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Aug 10, 2015 ... Next, imagine that after sampling the world with his tongue, you let your dog back inside only to receive salvia and bacteria smeared kisses ...

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 ...

Is a Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than a Human's? - LiveScience

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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 species, .... Your shitzu still uses her tongue as tiolet paper & licks its own privates ...

Dog saliva has healing powers: Fact or myth? | HellaWella

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Apr 27, 2014 ... According to Psychology Today, “the saliva of a dog's tongue acts to ... a bacteria found in the mouths of cats and dogs, after one was bitten by ...

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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 ...

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

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May 13, 2014 ... However, would you let your dog kiss you on the mouth? ... “There was quite a bit of bacteria that grew from the dogs' mouths,” said Dr.

Pet Saliva: Health Hazard or Health Benefit? | petMD

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Jan 2, 2014 ... The mouth and the intestines of pets can harbor bacteria and parasites ... In modern France a medical saying translates to “A Dog's Tongue is a ...