Wound licking is an instinctive response in humans and many other animals to lick an injury. Dogs, cats, small rodents, horses, and primates all lick wounds. The enzyme lysozyme is found in many tissues and is known to attack the cell walls of many gram-positive bacteriaaiding in defense against infection.
Like many urban legends, it has several versions, and has been found in print as early as February - Story "Bedtime for Sam. A young girl is home alone for the first time with only her dog for company. Listening to the news, she hears of a killer on the loose.
My great-grandmother lived alone up in the mountains at her cabin. Her husband was dead, so she was there all alone. She only had one companion, and that was her loving dog.
Authorities in Texas said Friday they have identified and interviewed the girl who was filmed licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream before putting it back in a supermarket freezer as part of a now viral video. Police in Lufkin, roughly halfway between Dallas and Houston, said the girl in the video was a juvenile under the age of 17, so she could not be identified. They did say she was from San Antonio and had ties to the Lufkin area through her adult boyfriend. A video of the girl licking the Tin Roof flavor of ice cream has been viewed more than 12 million times on Twitter.
Please refresh the page and retry. A n American woman has lost her arms and legs after contracting a rare disease when an open cut was licked by one of her pet dogs. Marie Trainer complained of backache and nausea after returning home from a holiday at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
An Ohio woman felt like she had the flu, laid down on the couch, and woke up 10 days later to find both of her arms partially amputated. According to Fox 8, doctors had fought to save her life and limbs by removing the many clots in her arms and legs, which had caused gangrene, or a death of tissue. But too much damage had already been done.
The hairstylist from Ohio remembers coming down with flu-like symptoms such as feeling nauseous and achy. Very hard to cope with. It took doctors several days to discover that Trainer hadn't incurred the severe infection from a tropical travel disease but from her German Shepherds' kisses.
An Ohio woman was forced to have all four limbs amputated after picking up an infection from a dog lick. Marie Trainer woke up from a ten day coma to discover both her hands and both her legs had been removed. Doctors barely managed to save her life after determining she had developed sepsis from capnocytophaga, a bacteria in dog saliva that can be transferred from a bite, or even by licking a small cut or scratch.
But the ethics commission chose to go with the accounts of several bystanders who offered sworn testimony to the contrary and noted three other men testified Oakley had licked their faces in public without their consent. Cohen wrote in his final report. Oakley could not be reached for comment late Wednesday night.