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licking

Why do dogs lick you?
Behaviour
Why do dogs lick you?
Face licking is a common behaviour in dogs. While some of us thoroughly enjoy these ‘doggy kisses’, others may be more reluctant to receive this attention, especially after having witnessed their dog engulfing some quest…
November 6, 2021 • 102 shares
Overgrooming in cats – why, when and what to do?
Cats
Overgrooming in cats – why, when and what to do?
Grooming is a one of the normal behaviours shown by cats. It's a process to clean and optimize the quality of their natural furry coats. The action of grooming also releases “happy” chemicals within the body (endorphins)…
November 14, 2020 • 95 shares
Why does my cat lick me?
Cats
Why does my cat lick me?
So, you open your eyes, having rudely been pulled from a dream you would have rather continued. Only to find yourself face to face with Fluffy, your cat. It is the repeated sensation of the rough textured surface of his…
June 15, 2020 • 738 shares • 1 comments
Why does my dog keep licking?
Ask a vet
Why does my dog keep licking?
“Dogs lick, it’s what they do”. This remark is generally true and the action of licking, whether it be for grooming or checking out surfaces in their environment, is typically normal behaviour. However, just like anythi…
May 7, 2020 • 35 shares
How Do You Know If A Cat Is In Pain?
Cats
How Do You Know If A Cat Is In Pain?
It sounds like such a simple question, but the answer is actually far more complicated than we think. And it’s not just cat owners who struggle with this question, those of us who have studied these creatures for years s…
May 2, 2012 • 699 shares • 739 comments
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