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Why does my dog keep licking her lips. It's not like she is

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why does my dog keep...
why does my dog keep licking her lips. It's not like she is licking her nose, but just constantly sticking her tongue out.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ruby and she is four
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ruby?
Customer: nope other than that she is perfectly healthy. She does need her teeth cleaned.
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Sheena Christensen,
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Sheena Christensen
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Hi there! The most common reason I find that dogs lick their lips is nausea. She may have an upset stomach for a number of reasons. The second thing I would be thinking about is something in her mouth that is bothering her. If she starts vomiting, stops eating, or shows any other concerning signs, I would recommend Ruby sees a veterinarian. In the mean time offer her some water and keep and eye on her.

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Dog Veterinarian: Sheena Christensen,
 replied 6 months ago

I hope that was helpful. Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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Dog Veterinarian: Sheena Christensen,
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You are very welcome. Let me know if there is anything else I can help you with.

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Dog Veterinarian: Sheena Christensen,
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Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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