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Wound licking is an instinctive response in humans and many other animals to lick an injury. .... There are contemporary reports of the healing properties of dog saliva. Fijian fishermen are reporte...

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

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Apr 27, 2014 ... The belief that human wounds can heal faster when licked by dogs dates all the way back to ancient Egypt, when dogs were used in healing ...

Does Dog Saliva Heal Wounds? - Vetinfo.com

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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.

Does Dog Saliva Have Healing Powers? | SiOWfa15: Science in Our ...

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Oct 21, 2015 ... The belief that dog saliva can heal human wounds dates all the way back ... by a dog is still believed by many cultures to have curative powers.

Licking Wounds: Dog Saliva as Antibiotic? | Dog Reflections

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Feb 26, 2008 ... Dog Saliva Really Does Have Antibiotic Properties! .... A dogs saliva OBVIOUSLY has healing properties because of a study that was published ...

Dog Saliva - Does it Have Healing Powers? | WayCoolDogs.com

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Sep 24, 2014 ... Dog saliva and healing powers, major controversial issues in the world of dogs and humans. Add that to what comes to mind when we are ...

Antibacterial properties of saliva: role in maternal periparturient ...

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Canine saliva was tested for its bactericidal effects against pathogens relevant to ... and S. canis are the main pathogens implicated in neonatal septicemia of dogs . ... Skin/microbiology*; Streptococcus/physiology; Wound Healing/physiology* ...

The Affectionate Behavior of Dogs Helps Heal Wounds

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... the saliva of a healthy dog is harmless and actually has healing properties. ... On a related note, the following amazing story about how a dog helped heal his ...

Ask A Vet: Why Isn't It A Good Idea For My Dog To Lick Wounds ...

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Jun 3, 2015 ... It isn't a good idea to let your dog lick your wounds and it really isn't a good idea ... trauma caused by the friction of licking is destructive to the healing process. ... Antibacterial properties of saliva: role in maternal periparturient ...

Does dog saliva heal cuts? | Reference.com

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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 ...

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Dog Saliva Has Healing Properties - All Pet News

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Jun 18, 2011 ... Well, research findings suggest that it's true, a dogs saliva actually does have healing properties that can help a wound. Just the simple ...

Pet Saliva: Health Hazard or Health Benefit? | petMD

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Jan 2, 2014 ... The belief in the curative power of a dog's lick dates back to ancient ... research has identified products in saliva that indeed aid in healing.

Can Dogs Help Humans Heal? | Psychology Today

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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 ...