My pug is always licking. She licks the top of her paws and sometimes she…

My pug is always licking. She licks the top of her paws and sometimes she just licks the air. Is this normal?

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello Sharon, Thanks for your question. This is a very interesting one. There are a few things that we should discuss before we try to classify normal vs abnormal. First, there are many itchy pets out there. I often believe that pets lick because it is their way of scratching. So I always ask about and examine for any other signs of allergies or itchiness? These include face rubbing, hair loss in any other areas, examining for fleas, examining for red skin, especially the ears, feet, face, and I even check anal glands and the rectum. Second, we talk about… Read more »