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Dogs Lick Themselves?

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Dogs lick themselves as this is the best way they have to sanitize and sterilize themselves making it easier for injuries to heal. Speculating we could also say it is also related to being bored or nervous. Nature is preserved as it has given female dogs the wisdom to lick their puppies so as to eliminate smells that predators could easily spot. Male dogs lick female parts to see if they are ready to be bred and female dogs do the same to see whom they have been with.
1 Additional Answer
Dog's usually lick themselves to keep themselves clean and to explore. They will also lick themselves if they are hurt and if they have discharge.
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It's not just female dogs and they lick themseles to clean themselves because unlike humans they don't have toilet paper.
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When a dog gives birth, she licks her pups to clean off blood and other debris, at the same time stimulating them to breathe. Newborn pups do not have the ability to eliminate on
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Peanut butter gets stuck in their mouths so thats just his
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It's a grooming and personal hygiene thing. . As the genital area is a place in the body where infection is common, it's in their best interest to keep that area as clean as possible
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