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Why do dogs lick people?

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Why do dogs lick people? Our friend Charlie Engelman from the YouTube channel World by Charlie dives into the research and discovers four primary (and potentially surprising) reasons why dogs like to lick their owners and other people, too.

Special video guest: His parents’ dog Tigger.

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Read more information about this behavior from the American Kennel Club: Why Is My Dog Licking Me?

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Then watch more videos about dogs including these informative dog science explainers: Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears, an animated tale and How Do Dog Noses Know So Much?

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