It’s a scene as old as time: You’re hurt, and your dog comes over to lick your wounds. But why do they do it? What is the science behind why dogs lick your wounds? It turns out there are a few reasons why dogs might lick your injuries. Some have to do with their instinctual behavior, while others have to do with how licking can help speed up the healing process. In this blog post, we will explore the science behind why dogs lick your wounds and what you can do to encourage them to stop!