If you enjoy kissing, hugging, and just generally snuggling your dog, you’re not alone!
It’s very common for humans to express their affection for one another with smooches and squeezes. And there’s nothing quite as wonderful as having your favorite canine furball snuggled up in your arms while you’re watching television or just relaxing on the couch.
But while we humans ENJOY expressing our affection with kisses…
… It’s important to take a step back and observe your dog:
Does your dog ENJOY being kissed and hugged?
When he licks you, is he expressing his affection for you?
Or is he perhaps communicating something else?
7 Reasons Why Dogs “Kiss” You
Reason #1: Instinct
First and foremost, it’s important to recognize that dogs who lick each other (and humans) are often doing so out of instinct.
You can TEACH a dog to “kiss” as a show of…