When your dog licks your feet, chances are you respond immediately. Bitches lick their pups to communicate affection and to provide necessary care. Have you ever wondered: why does my dog lick my feet? Jerry Klein says that if your canine companion is licking only one paw, look for cuts or abrasions or even an insect bite. For some dogs, licking even takes on a compulsive nature. For all AKC Newsletters, click here. Sweaty, stinky feet are full of biological information, such as pheromones.
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If your dog takes licking a step too far, it could be a behavioral problem. Licking can also be used to express a wider range of emotions in dogs, including submission and anxiety. Sweaty, stinky feet are full of biological information, such as pheromones. Find out the best and worst foods for your dog and which to avoid. Download this e-book to get the explanations behind some of the strangest canine behaviors. Truly determined lickers may require more drastic measures. By Anna Burke May 18, 2 Minutes.