Paw Licking

Common Causes

  • Dirt, Germs, & Bacteria
  • Dry Paws
  • Fungal & Bacterial Infections
  • Allergies


#1 - Dirt, Germs, & Bacteria

90% of the time, what irritates dog paws is the common buildup of dirt, unhealthy bacteria and germs.

#2 - Dry Paws

The hot pavement from high-temperature summer months can remove all of the moisture from paw pads. During the winter season, paw pads can become dry, cracked, and sore because of the intense temperatures and if they step on ice melter salts or chemicals

#3 - Fungal & Bacterial Infections

Excessive licking may lead to injury, which can make the paw more susceptible to fungal and bacterial infections

#4 - Allergies

Paws are introduced to possible chemicals in the yard, pollen, mold, and grass that hide all kinds of bacteria. Their allergies could additionally be caused in their home from the food they eat or even rough carpet they walk on.

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