Why does my dog lick my period blood?
A dog will be attracted to the scent of blood from any source because they are scavengers.
Female dogs bleed when they are fertile, sort of like having a cycle.
They clean their bits by licking them, of course.
Some female dogs are so fastidious about keeping clean that you'd hardly know they're in heat.
Dogs also lick because they like the taste of an owner's salty skin and out of habit.
Mostly, with domestic Dogs, it's a sign of affection.
Licking releases pleasurable endorphins which gives Dogs a feeling of comfort and pleasure — like the feeling people get when they are biting their nails — it relieves stress.
According to this report, the total first-year cost of owning a dog is $1,270 and for a cat it's $1,070.
As you can see, having a pet can cost you over $1,000 in the first year, and well over $500 each additional year.
Depending on the food you buy and sudden medical expenses, the costs could be much higher.
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