Suggestions for dog licking/biting his paws - Chuck & Don's

May 21, 2014 - Is your dog biting, licking, chewing and sucking their paws
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Like yeast, bacterial organisms also are normally found on your dog’s paws, but a secondary health condition can cause them to multiply excessively. Symptoms include licking/biting, redness, swelling, pain/itching and abscess. Your vet can take a sample tissue from the affected area and evaluate it to determine if bacteria are the problem and, if so, prescribe either oral or topical antibiotics and antibacterial shampoos and soaks.
Just like some people bite their nails when they're nervous, Werber says some dogs may chew their paws as a nervous habit.
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Spray a veterinarian-approved dog repellent on your dog's paws for about three weeks to stop the biting. Your dog will dislike the taste of the repellent and will think twice about gnawing on the top of her paw. Dogs may be discouraged from licking their paws by using products such as Bitter Apple spray or an Elizabethan collar.
Photo provided by FlickrApr 20, 2016 - A dog that bites at its paws to clean them is a very natural process
Photo provided by FlickrHi, my dog has been licking a lot and biting his paws
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Is your dog biting, licking, chewing and sucking their paws? After a few days is their hair stained a rusty color and their paws wet, red, swollen and seemingly difficult to walk on? If so, your dog might be experiencing a condition called pododermatitis, inflammation of the feet or paws. Does your fur baby constantly bite and lick his paws? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. I can tell you this from personal experience. Lately, every time I turn around, I hear my dog gnawing away at her paw-pads and munching on her nails. As a concerned pet parent, I always want to make sure she is comfortable and healthy. I’m sure you do too! To help comfort your dog, though, you must first figure out why she is chowing down on her tootsies. Why does my dog lick and chew his feet?

In this video we show you how to stop your dog from licking and biting their paws using all natural household products! The problem is likely a yeast or bacterial irritation from walking around on various surfaces. If your dog likes to go on hikes and swim in ponds like Rudy, this paw-rinse may help!

PAW RINSE MIXTURE
Approximately 2 Tablespoons Baking Soda for 2 Litres of Water.

We use a mixture of water, baking soda, and juniper berry essential oil (DoTerra) for the foot-soak. The oil is just an extra - it will still work with just baking soda and water! Give your puppy some relief with this quick and easy solution.

This is an all-natural way to clean your dogs paws, and hopefully prevent further irritation that can lead to a visit to the vet! If your pet has any serious issues, please make sure to have a PROFESSIONAL diagnose them. This just works for us!Hi, my dog has been licking a lot and biting his paws. We have heard Dogs can develop a sensitivity to chicken. We have been feeding our dogs Life’s Abundance All Stage Grain Free. I have been told to try Canidae Adult Dog Food and go with a different protein. Do you have a suggestion? How much is Canidae? Is it ok to switch from one grain free to another instantly?
Jodi RohrThe most common causes are due to molds, grasses, pollen, and dust mites. Just as a human can inhale allergens, so can little fido. Humans normally exhibit itchy eyes, runny noses, and respiratory symptoms, while dogs most often have symptoms of itchy paws, face, or ears.A dog that bites at its paws to clean them is a very natural process. It might look like it hurts to you, but your dog is perfectly happy when they are cleaning their paws.