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Excessive paw licking: why it happens and what you can do

Every pet deserves a loving and respectful home: please only consider acquiring a pet if you will be able to take care of its long-term needs. Also, consider choosing your animal companion from a shelter, where there are so many wonderful furry friends who need a forever home.

In this video, veterinarian Dr. Andrew Jones discusses possible reasons for why your pooch excessively licks their paws – the behaviour may indicate an allergy, pododermatitis or an interdigital cyst. He also suggests home remedies to soothe the condition, ahead of a visit to your vet.

View the original video here.

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