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Hot Spots on Dogs

Hot spots are known in the medical world as acute moist dermatitis. They have this name because the lesions can feel hot when you put your hand near them. It’s quite a common pathology in veterinarian clinics. They are irritations on…

Why Do Dogs Lick Their Lips?

Dogs and humans have lived alongside each other since the Paleolithic period, which explains why both have developed certain means of communication. It’s already well-known that dogs express themselves by wagging their tail, or yawning. However, there’s still a lot…

Why Do Female Dogs Lick Their Vulvas?

  You may have noticed that your female dog sometimes licks her vulva. Lots of pet owners consider this to be totally normal behavior and a sign of a neat and healthy dog, but others consider it to be a…

Should You Let a Dog Lick His Wound?

Dogs and other animals tend to repeatedly lick wounds to alleviate their pain or itching. However, should people let their dog lick his wounds?  A topic science hasn’t solved As it often happens in almost all cases, scientists can’t reach an…