As we all know, we can gain incredible insights from our dog’s behaviour – and licking is one of them.

If a dog is really really really excited to see you, no doubt you’ve seen wagging tails and incessant licking (kisses!)

But if you’ve noticed a dog licking itself more than usual, it could be signs of boredom, loneliness, and general unhappiness.

And from marking territories to releasing natural enzymes on the skin, a dog’s lick can do wonders for them.

Want to find out more? Check out this amazing guide from Barking Royalty for the top 10 reasons behind your dog’s lick.