Why is my 3 year old shitzu constantly licking his lips and paws?

Why is my 3 year old shitzu constantly licking his lips and paws?

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Oct 12, 2014
paw licking
by: karen

shihtzus who lick their paws constantly is usually a sign of allergies. shihtzus usually develop allergies right around 3 yrs old. get him to a vet

Oct 12, 2014
A few thoughts
by: Ed A from NJ

I think the two most common problems are nerves or allergy. She may be having seperation problems if you are leaving her alone more or crating her too much. If there has been an environmental change she may be coming in contact with something that don't agree with her. If you keep a close eye on her and you can figure it out. Good luck.

Dec 12, 2014
Licking and scratching
by: Cynthia

We have two Shih Tzu's and finally put them on Grain Free food "Taste of the Wild" that we order through Chewy.com and it has been an answer to prayer for our little Chevy. He has been so relieved of these symptoms. Might want to try it.

Nov 29, 2015
Try Baby Wipes
by: Bill in KY

Try Wiping his face and paws with baby wipes after going outside and after eating every day. It helped with ours.

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