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Dr. Schillig, Dog Veterinarian
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front paw licking

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front paw licking



I would like to help you with your question, but if you could give me some more information to go on, I am much more likely to be helpful:


What kind of animal are we talking about? Breed?

When did the licking start?

When does it happen most?


I hope to help,

Dr. Schillig

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
XXXXX XXXXX/1 week ago/mornings and evenings/licks top and in between toes

Thank you for the quick feedback!


More often than not, licking of the paws like this is triggered by allergies and therefore itching in dogs.

Here is a link to an article on itching and allergies in dogs:


The other concerns are whether something is stuck in the paw, or if there is a growth of some sort on the paw.


I hope this helps!

As always, if you have further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask them using the "reply" function.

Thank you,

Dr. Schillig

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
great service

Thank you.

I hope that all goes well,

Dr. Schillig