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Why Do Dogs Lick?

Have you ever wondered why dogs lick? Dogs lick to collect information about their surroundings, clean their fur, express friendliness, and to eliminate boredom. However, most importantly, they do it to make us happier and relieve a bit of their own stress. Our friends at created this fabulous infographic about why dogs lick that we couldn’t help but share.

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Why do dogs lick infographic


Now that you can answer the question “why do dogs lick,” you can better understand your dog’s emotions and why he may be acting a certain way.

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