Why does my dog lick the wall when I'm playing my phone?
My dog has had one obsession since he arrived to me, and that's licking the wall or the floor. I have tried to help him stop, but his licks keep coming back.
I don't know what to do, because I have heard so many different answers about this. Some say that he is sick and needs medication. Some say it is his way of showing love to me. He just keeps lashing at the wall over and over and over and I do not want to force him into taking medicine if he is just being his normal playful self. I know people usually call it anxiety and there are some websites for this, but I don't think this is his anxious behavior.
I know I don't want him to stop, because I like to keep him occupied while I am on my phone. He sits right next to me and plays with my phone while I am on it.
Is there anything I can do? I just don't know what to do. My mother says if he is happy, I should just keep on and not give him a reaction.
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