I recently received a question from a reader:
My dog is perfect except for one problem: He’s constantly licking my hands and tries to lick my face. How can I convince him to stop doing this? Thanks!
Jason, Tampa, FL
Thanks for you question, I find it salivating! Oh, sorry. The English major in me couldn’t let that go unsaid.
Excessive licking — and sometimes any canine licking at all — really bothers some folks. Everything is relative, of course. I work every week with dogs who have bite histories, so in those dogs I would greatly prefer that they learn to lick instead of bite, but that’s not your issue.[ Read the rest on Dogster.com! ]