a silly question...

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a silly question...

Postby pilvikki » 16 Dec 2011, 21:05

    hi!

    you know how we people need to be so fussy about washing our hands after using the toilet, so how come dogs and cars get away with licking their butts?

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    Re: a silly question...

    Postby vettechie » 17 Dec 2011, 09:09

    THere is actually a medical reason for this, it has to do with good bacteria living in the animals mouths that make it clean for the animal to groom themselves. It also helps them be able to drink stagnant water and eat "stuff"
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    Re: a silly question...

    Postby pilvikki » 17 Dec 2011, 16:48


    think of all the toiletpaper we'd save if we'd have the dogs...

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    never mind...

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