Why is my two-week old Boston terrier licking his paws?
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Dr. Debra – Is it normal for my 2-week old male Boston terrier to lick his paws? Sometimes he licks his genital, is this normal? When he's licking his paws, he sometimes bites/chews on his paw too. Is this normal? I know Boston's sometimes grooms himself, but, biting/chewing, is that normal?
Hi Mary– thanks for your email. You wrote that your 2-week-old male Boston terrier is licking his paws. Are you sure you meant 2-week old? That is very young and I would not expect any particular behaviors at this age other than nursing and sleeping most of the time.
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