Dogs drool for a lot of reasons. It can be anything from anxiety to excitement, to tooth decay, to nausea. If your dog is drooling a lot you need to identify the root cause if you are going to be able to do anything to help stop or slow it down.
Keep in mind, dogs drool. There is only so much you can do about it. But there are some things you can do to help out.
Questions you should ask yourself:
1. Is it behavioral? Is your dog mainly drooling during food times or play time? Does he drool a lot before you leave for work?
2. Is it an upset stomach? Does he drool a lot in the car, it could be motion sickness. What about drooling a lot before throwing up? Drool is commonly a sign of an upset stomach.
3. Does he drool all the time and have bad breath or trouble eating? Dental issues are a common cause of drool.
If your dog drools a lot, and you are concerned, bring them into your Los Lunas Veterinarian clinic and talk to your vet. It could be something as simple as a dental cleaning or soothing his anxiety. Your vet will be able to help identify if it is normal dog drooling, or a symptom of something else.