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Why does my miniature dachshund lick the floor constantly

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Why does my miniature dachshund lick the floor constantly?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 8 years ago.



Dogs generally lick the floor when they're feeling nauseated.


However, they can also develop an obsessive-compulsive behavior of floor licking if they don't have enough exercise or entertainment during the day.


If this were my pup, I'd have his regular vet take a peek at him, just to rule out any possible medical problems. If that comes up clean, then it'll be time to work on modifying the behavior.


I hope this helps.

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