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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wound_licking

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. Saliva ...

mentalfloss.com/article/24124/man-vs-beast-dogs-mouth-really-cleaner-humans

Jan 10, 2014 ... Of course, not all bacteria are species-specific. Dogs and humans can and do transmit some germs to each other via the mouth, so if your dog ...

iheartdogs.com/ask-a-vet-is-a-dogs-mouth-really-cleaner-than-a-humans

Jul 7, 2016 ... Some people say that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's mouth is, ... that there may be some bacterial growth inhibition in dog saliva. ... the greater prevalence of Staph infections in wounds (46%) versus E. Coli (9-17%).

www.petmd.com/dog/general-health/dog-saliva-5-fast-facts-you-should-know

Dog saliva is a way of life for pet parents who get covered in drool and slobbery kisses. ... “[Human saliva] has a PH of 6.5 to 7,” says Dr. Colin Harvey, emeritus ...

abcnews.go.com/2020/Health/story?id=1213870

Oct 14, 2005 ... But is it really safe to kiss a dog, considering where they often put their mouths? " Their saliva is much cleaner and if you have a cut or anything, ...

www.livescience.com/32342-is-a-dogs-mouth-cleaner-than-a-humans.html

Dec 7, 2012 ... Here's the myth that makes dogs sound like a dental miracle: Despite all the leftover macaroni, rubber bands and dead squirrels they chew, our ...

www.snopes.com/critters/wild/dogmouth.asp

Jun 2, 2010 ... Human saliva does contain some antibacterial compounds, so it's possible dog saliva does too. However, licking wounds (whether you're ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-harold-katz/whose-mouth-is-cleaner-do_b_831587.html

Mar 7, 2011 ... Have you ever been told, "A dog's mouth is nine times cleaner than a human's"? It's a common statement or wives' tale that gets thrown around ...

www.quora.com/How-does-human-saliva-differ-from-animal-saliva

It depends on the kind of animal, as omnivores, humans contain amylases in saliva that start to ... my own saliva? What is the role of saliva? Can saliva be carried by the wind? Why is dog saliva considered to be cleaner than human saliva?

www.petplace.com/article/dogs/behavior-training/understanding-your-dog/fact-or-fiction--is-a-dogs-mouth-cleaner-than-a-humans

Aug 10, 2015 ... Regarding the cleanliness of dog's mouths probably originated from the thought that most diseases are species specific.