Is Doggy Drool Natural or a Red Flag?

mastiff drooling

What do bulldogs, mastiffs, Saint Bernards, and Bernese mountain dogs all have in common (beside, you know, being awesome)? They drool—a lot! Excessive salivation helps these breeds chew and swallow food, but doggy drool also keeps the mouth wet, adding to effective temperature regulation. In other words, it’s a good thing. Unfortunately, this is not the case for most dogs. In fact, uncharacteristic doggy drool can be indicative of certain health problems.

Something to Talk About

Doggy drool might not be something you’re excited to think about, but if you’ve recently gotten a smooch from your pup you’ve got a front row seat to the show. It simply goes with the territory of dog ownership, right?

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