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why does my boxer lick so much she even licks the wall!!

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why does my boxer lick so much?
she even licks the wall!!
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  NancyH replied 9 years ago.
A common cause of licking behavior like this is nausea and another is anemia.
You may want to check her for intestinal parasites, a liver or pancreas issue, or a spleen problem leading to the licking due to anemia.
I would suggest a vet check up for her and perhaps some bloodwork to see what is going on.
If it is considered a behavior issue then you may want to increase the time you spend training and exercising her as keeping mind and body busy can help with that sort of problem.
Hope this helps you!

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