Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws?
The obvious reason dogs obsessively lick their paws is because they itch. Nine times out of ten, the itching is caused by allergies (food or skin/environmental). Many times, allergies in dogs cause an inflammatory response in their skin. Because paws have a special kind of skin and more nerves than the rest of their skin, they are usually the first spot to start itching. Other body parts like legs, tummy, eyes, rectum, snout, back and ears are also common locations for inflammation and itching. (In such a case an essential oil blend called “Allergy Blend” can bring immediate, long-term […]