Why do dogs over-chew or lick their paws?

A boo-boo is possible if the licking starts suddenly. Check each nail, between your dog's toes and pads, and his feet. You may be able to treat your dog's problem with a proper first-aid kit. If you're unsure, consult your vet.

You've definitely observed that dogs have creative communication methods as a pet parent. So you may ask what they're warning you against when they lick their paws. Licking paws may indicate discomfort, although not always in the paw.

Fleas, ticks, and mange can itch your dog's feet and wherever else. Parasites may lead your dog to lick his paws, especially in summer.

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Food allergies can cause itching paws in dogs. When a dog continually licks his paws, veterinarians first check this, even if it's unclear why.

Biting and licking may seem like a dog's natural response to itching paws. If your dog keeps licking his paws in one season or weather pattern, dermatitis may be the culprit. Dog dermatitis can be caused by environmental allergies.

Boredom or worry can cause excessive dog licking. Don't judge by looks. Even active dogs may get bored, and quiet dogs might get nervous

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