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Old August 11th, 2009, 10:07 PM
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If he starts licking you then yes that's dominant behaviour
Licking people is usually submissive behavior.

Dogs that are generally dominant can also display submissive behaviors at times. Dogs that are usually submissive can display dominant behavior at times.

The licking doesn't give an indication of the general personality of the dog, but a dog licking you is usually submissive behavior. Correcting licking as if it's dominant behavior can lead to all sorts of behavior issues such as submissive peeing.

I found an article on licking:

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