Why Do Dogs Lick?

From flurries of kisses to random fixations, your pup may have you asking, “Why does my dog lick me so much?” or “Why does my dog lick everything?”

In this video, Dr. Juli, your go-to Native Pet vet, looks at the most common behavioral and medical causes of dog licking and gives practical tips to help you address this behavior.

Learn more about why dogs lick you and other canine health and wellness topics on the Native Pet blog:

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00:00 The right question to ask about dog licking
00:21 Six behavioral reasons your dog licks so much
02:39 Five medical reasons for why dogs lick
04:50 Final thoughts