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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.
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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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