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Why do some dogs like to lick?

My terrier can lick my hubby's or sons' leg for about an hour. lol My other dogs didn't do that.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:42 PM on Nov. 25, 2008 in Pets

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  • For some dogs it's a nervous condition and terriers are prone to those. I had a Rottweiler that was a licker, my vet said she was borderlined being OCD lol. She licked so much that she actually wore a hole in MANY dog beds and blankies.
    Slinkee

    Answer by Slinkee at 1:45 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • She licks a wound and it heals too though. How is that?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:54 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • my rot pit mix is a serious licker, i dont know what the issue is.
    jbirchard

    Answer by jbirchard at 2:05 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • Mine licks our leather sofa...drives me CRAZY!
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:38 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • My Westie licks the leather recliner constantly . . . . it's HIS chair now. It's a job to him . . . . as soon as he gets up in the morning and finishes stretching and scratching, he goes straight to the recliner to begin his day . . . .
    Susan0925

    Answer by Susan0925 at 9:29 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • Maybe their legs taste good?!
    munch12502

    Answer by munch12502 at 10:21 AM on Nov. 26, 2008

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