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Licking and Licking and Licking

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In the past couple of days Annie has begun this licking of the bedspread or any type of material she can find such as a throw on our love seat.

Does anyone have any idea what this could be related to or what is causing her to do this? We keep telling her to stop and after about the fifth time she will and then move on. She has never done this before and we are curious if you guys have any suggestions or have experienced the same time of behavior?


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Anxiety sounds roght... our Dachshund licks her feet just before settling down to really sleep (as opposed to napping). She's a very anxious dog - she has separation anxiety, and also is afraid of loud noises, thundertorms, men, etc...

But there could be other reasons for licking. Moe, our Basset, licks the logs I bring in for the woodstove. :blink: I have no idea why...
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