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Why does Corgi often lick its paws?

It’s normal for Corgi to lick its paws once in a while, but if the owner sees him licking his paws frequently, it may be caused by one reason. Why does Corgi often lick its paws? Let’s take a look together.


1. Pain

If Corgi suddenly starts to lick the same claw frequently, the biggest reason is because of pain. At this time, the owner should pay attention to it. The owner should carefully check the sole of his often licked paw to see if there is any wound, or if he is bitten by insects, stabbed into sharp objects, or damaged nails. If not, don’t ignore it. It is recommended that you take it to a pet hospital for examination to see if it is caused by a muscle sprain or some type of inflammation or fracture.

2. Boring

Boredom is a problem for many dogs because most of the dogs raised in the city are kept at home and can’t be fully aroused. This will lead to negative energy, and then some destructive behaviors will appear, including excessive licking and paw chewing.

3. Anxiety

WhenCorgi feels anxious, he often overcomes his anxiety by licking himself excessively, which is similar to the behavior of biting nails when people are nervous. In addition, this is actually a relaxation of the dog, which is normal. As long as there is no redness or swelling, there is no need to worry.

4. Dry skin

Dry season or too much bathing can cause Corgi’s skin to be dry. If the skin is dry, Corgi will feel uncomfortable and lick himself to relieve it. At this time, the owner can use natural dog lotion or oil to relieve the dryness. At the same time, it is recommended to provide high-quality vitamin and oil supplements to promote skin moisture recovery.


5. Fleas or ticks

Fleas and ticks can cause severe itching, and corky is forced to lick or chew his paws. At this time, in addition to the use of pesticides and flea drugs, but also need to thoroughly disinfect the home environment, remove these parasites that harm the health of dogs.