I have learned in the three years since our Chihuahua JanisJoplin joined our family that licking is something the breed enjoys — a lot. My feet, hands, arms, face, her paws, our Aussiedoodles face, paws, ears, blankets, dog toys…I think you get the point.
I was curious as to what the deal is. Are they like sharks; do they taste the world with their mouths? So I did some research and observations and have discovered it appears to be a breed thing and I believe it is how they bond.