Video: Why Does My Dog . . . Lick and Chew His Feet?

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Why Does My Dog... Eat Grass?
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  • Plenty of dog owners observe this common behavior and wonder if there's reason for concern. In some cases, pups will gently but insistently lick one or both paws, while other canines will go so far as to chew their toes. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses the possible causes for the behavior.
  • If an emergency strikes, you and your pet will be in much better shape if you have prepared in advance. Here are a few key things to remember — plus basic supplies to have on hand to help keep your pet safe.
  • There isn’t one clear reason why pets eat grass. What we do know is that eating small amounts can be a harmless, if curious, thing for a perfectly healthy dog or cat to do. But when nibbling turns into gulping, it’s time to ask your vet what’s going on.
  • Let’s face it: Dogs love their owners, but when they stare expectantly, it’s usually not because they’re trapped in a reverie of devotion.
  • Dr. Patty Khuly asks Miami dog owners if they microchip their pets.

Plenty of dog owners observe this common behavior and wonder if there's reason for concern. In some cases, pups will gently but insistently lick one or both paws, while other canines will go so far as to chew their toes. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses the possible causes for the behavior.

If an emergency strikes, you and your pet will be in much better shape if you have prepared in advance. Here are a few key things to remember — plus basic supplies to have on hand to help keep your pet safe.

There isn’t one clear reason why pets eat grass. What we do know is that eating small amounts can be a harmless, if curious, thing for a perfectly healthy dog or cat to do. But when nibbling turns into gulping, it’s time to ask your vet what’s going on.

Let’s face it: Dogs love their owners, but when they stare expectantly, it’s usually not because they’re trapped in a reverie of devotion.

Dr. Patty Khuly asks Miami dog owners if they microchip their pets.

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