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Wound licking - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Do dogs have antiseptic tongues? | Reference.com

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Although the saliva on dogs' tongues offers some antibacterial protections, ... found in dog saliva is lysozyme, an enzyme specialized for attacking bacteria by  ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Disorders of the Mouth in Dogs: Digestive Disorders of Dogs: The ...

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Licking areas of bacterial dermatitis or infected wounds may spread the ... Glossitis can also occur in long-haired dogs that use the mouth and tongue in an  ...

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 ...

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

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Nov 21, 2016 ... It's because a dog's tongue is rough, and that helps to remove ... dogs have different bacteria in their mouths and most of it can't jump from dogs ...

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 ...

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 ...