Dear Doctor: Lip Licking

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Q. I’ve noticed my dog licks his lips whenever a stranger walks nearby. Is there a connection, or is it just a coincidence? Bunky Le Paige Dennis, Massachusetts Dear Mr. Le Paige, A. A dog may lick his lips when he is feeling emotionally uncomfortable or threatened. Some animal behaviorists describe it as an appeasement […]
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