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Why Do Dogs Lick Humans?

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Dogs lick people in an attempt to communicate or express themselves. They do this to show their bonding with their master, especially in front of strangers. It is also believed that dogs enjoy the taste of human sweat.
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Dogs lick humans for a few different reasons. The first is generally a sign of affection similar to us petting them. The other is as a sign of submission or an apology. You can find more information here: www.perfectpaws.com/lick.html
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Well, we know one thing for sure, dogs do not lick humans because they do not like us! Dogs lick humans to show a form of respect or affection. They lick humans as a way to communicate
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"Langue de chien, langue de médecin, the French say: "A dog's tongue is a doctor's tongue. The idea that dog's saliva can help heal wounds is one of those old tales
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it has to do with the salt content of human sweat. when a human sweats through their foot, the invisible salt particles accumulate on the surface of the skin. the dog, not caring
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