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Why is my dog licking his paws?

asked 2017-04-08 21:23:57 -0500

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answered 2017-05-18 13:55:32 -0500

It's possible he could have some Type of discomfort from allergies or a thorn/debris , it could also be an indication of arthritis or that something in the paw is hurting as well as he could just be cleaning his feet .

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answered 2017-05-19 14:09:03 -0500

Some licking is natural grooming. Excessive licking can signal allergies, an imbedded foreign object (such as bee stinger), or pain due to an infection or cyst, or just boredom/stress.

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