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Category: Dog Training
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Experience:  Therapy Dog Evaluator,AKC Evaluator, 27 years dog behavior,modification, Emergency Pet first aide in disasters
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We have a puppy he’s 6 months old and is doing really well

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We have a puppy he’s 6 months old and is doing really well apart from he licks us all the time. What can we do to stop this
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the puppy?
Customer: He licks people that visit us to. He’s just constantly doing it and it’s not nice
Assistant: Where does the puppy seem to hurt?
Customer: It’s not hurt
Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Freddie
Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Freddie?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Training
Expert:  DakotaSouthFive replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I have been in the dog field for 25 years. I am a Therapy Dog & AKC Evaluator/trainer/ as well as an assistance/service dog trainer, specializing in behavior. It will be my pleasure to help you today.

You will want to start training him in commands if you have not started already. Training the leave it command can help with the licking. I would also invest in dog puzzles to keep his mind a bit more occupied. Licking can be from stress or nervousness as well so the training and puzzles can help with this. In the mean time until training can begin, I would also invest in some grannicks bitter apple found in your pet store and spray your skin with this. Dogs do not usually like the smell or taste and this keeps them from licking.

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