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Why does my dog lick my feet

Why does my dog lick my feet

Why does my dog lick my feet?

My dog was adopted from a shelter, and she is now about 3.5 years old. My question is why does she lick my feet when we're in the car, or when we're at home? She's a great dog, very loving and playful. I do feed her regularly, and she's healthy.

1. What do you think the reason is for your dog licking your feet?

It's not normal for an adult dog to lick a puppy's feet. But it happens frequently at times in dogs. When I adopted my dog, she wasn't like that. She only licked me and the baby in the car.

2. Are there any health or behavioral issues associated with this behavior?

I am not aware of any.

3. What is a good way to prevent this behavior from happening?

I think this is a good question. What I used to do when she was younger was to say, "No", "Don't" when she licked me, and that worked. So I guess you should try the same thing. But if you don't get a good answer, you can contact your vet for further advice.

It's not normal for an adult dog to lick a puppy's feet. But it happens frequently at times in dogs. When I adopted my dog, she wasn't like that. She only licked me and the baby in the car.

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Well, your dog licked your baby, so I'm assuming it's a dog thing. And you sd that she only licked you when you were in the car, which makes me wonder if it's a car thing.

Some dogs like to lick their people for a few reasons:

1) They're very clean, or they like the taste of a good clean person.

2) They like being touched, and they associate that with a pleasurable experience.

3) They like the sound that a dog makes.

4) They're just trying to get the attention of someone they like.

I don't know for sure, but it's probably #3. If that's the case, maybe the reason she's doing it is because she's looking for someone she likes to lick. She just licks me to get my attention. I used to tell her, "No" when she licked me, and it worked. So that was my way of dealing with it.

Some dogs like to lick their people for a few reasons:

1) They're very clean, or they like the taste of a good clean person.

2) They like being touched, and they associate that with a pleasurable experience.

3) They like the sound that a dog makes.

4) They're just trying to get the attention of someone they like.

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Thank you so much for the responses. This has been really helpful.

1. What do you think the reason is for your dog licking your feet?

It's a dog thing. I don't know why she licks my feet.

2. Are there any health or behavioral issues associated with this behavior?

There is none. I had a dog in the past and the same thing happened to that dog.

3. What is a good way to prevent this behavior from happening?

It's a dog thing, I believe.

Thank you so much for the responses. This has been really helpful.

1. What do you think the reason is for your dog licking your feet?

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As far as the dog is concerned, I would guess she likes the taste of your feet, as some dogs do. I think your dog may also feel it is a comforting way to get you to take her for a walk.

2. Are there any health or behavioral issues associated with this behavior?

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None that I am aware of.

3. What is a good way to prevent this behavior from happening?

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I don't know. Have you tried not wearing shoes or sandals when you are with your dog?

As far as the dog is concerned, I would guess she likes the taste of your feet, as some dogs do. I think your dog may also feel it is a comforting way to get you to take her for a walk.

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I would agree with this. She probably licks my feet to get my attention. I've noticed this is also true for puppies. They like to lick their mommy's feet or lick their new mom's feet. This may be why some puppies lick the mommy when the mommy is driving.

2. Are there any health or behavioral issues associated with this behavior?

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None that I am aware of.

3. What is a good way to prevent this behavior from happening?

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I don't know. Have you tried not wearing shoes or sandals when you are with your dog?

As far as the dog is concerned, I would guess she likes the taste of your feet, as some dogs do. I think your dog may also feel it is a comforting way to get you to take her for a walk.

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I agree. And I think that is the reason she does this. I do wear my tennis shoes when I am with her. She will not come if I wear my boots and socks. She likes to walk in the snow. I think she knows it will make her feel better, so she will lick my feet. She has never licked any other person, so I think this is something she does just because she wants to.

1. What do you think the reason is for your dog licking your feet?

As far as the dog is concerned, I would guess she likes the taste of your feet, as some dogs do. I think your dog may also feel it is a comforting way to get you to take her for a walk.

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