My dog is a diabetic alert dog. She is 12 pounds & often sits on my lap. Her "signal" that there is a problem with my sugar when she is sitting on my lap is to lick my right ear & YES sometimes she sneaks a kiss or 2 on the lips but no I do not freak out about it. Because I have MS as well as diabetes (& a few other things) I am very careful after she kisses me or before eating (other times as well) to use antibacterial wipes I use so many I think I keep the company in business. I too grew up in an era where people believed a dogs mouth was cleaner than a humans but seeing where my dog puts her mouth on an average day...
I DO allow ear kisses (even when she is not signaling) & hand kisses are ok too but as much as I love Esperanza I will probably always use the wipes afterward.View Thread
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