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Q. my dog pads smell so bad, what's going on?

Answered By
JESSICA L DESROSIERS

A. If you are smelling a yeasty or "corn chip" type smell, it may indicate a yeast infection growing in between the toes. Keeping the feet clean and dry and preventing your dog from licking at them with the use of an Elizabethan (cone) collar may help. If the feet do not improve after a few days, have visible wounds or injuries, or are very painful/bothersome to your dog, then it is best to have a vet take a look in the case of a bad infection.


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