Wound licking is an instinctive response in humans and many other animals to
lick an injury. ... It has been long observed that the licking of their wounds by dogs
might be beneficial. Indeed, a dog...
Apr 27, 2014 ... The little research available today on the this subject suggests that dog saliva
may have antimicrobial properties, but your pooch's tongue also ...
Jun 7, 2011 ... There is a common folk belief that animal saliva, especially that of dogs, has
healing properties for human wounds. Evidence for this comes ...
Antibacterial properties of saliva: role in maternal periparturient grooming and in
... Canine saliva was tested for its bactericidal effects against pathogens relevant
to ... Skin/microbiology*; Streptococcus/physiology; Wound Healing/physiology* ...
Also, the compounds in the dog saliva may facilitate the healing of the wound ...
Licking in excess may ruin all the benefits the canine saliva has on the wounds.
Jun 3, 2015 ... We have all seen the destructive force it can be in surgical wound healing. ...
based on the presumption that the canine saliva possesses an antiseptic
properties. So does canine saliva resist the growth of infectious bacteria? ... the
trauma caused by the friction of licking is destructive to the healing process.
Oct 21, 2015 ... The belief that dog saliva can heal human wounds dates all the way back ... Yes,
dog's saliva may have some potential benefits, but this doesn't ...
On the contrary, since it contains antibacterial substances, the saliva of a healthy
dog is harmless and actually has healing properties. In fact, the science ...
The saliva in a dog's mouth is thought to contain some antibiotic properties, but
experts caution that microbes can still be transmitted from wound licking. PetMD ...
Sep 24, 2014 ... Now that the healing properties of dog saliva has been established, you may now
be thinking that letting it kiss your face or lick your wound is a ...