Why Do My Dog’s Paws Smell Like Fritos?

From Reactions.

Do your dog’s paws smell like Fritos? This week we explore why. #fritopaws #cornchippaws #cheetopaws #dogpaws

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Credits:
Executive Producers:
George Zaidan
Hilary Hudson

Producers:
Elaine Seward

Writer/Host:
Samantha Jones, PhD

Scientific consultants:
Lelia Duman, PhD
Brianne Raccor, PhD
Amelia White, DVM

Sources:
Novel association of Psychrobacter and Pseudomonas with malodour in bloodhound dogs, and the effects of a topical product composed of essential oils and plant- derived essential fatty acids in a randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled study https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30251442/

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Androscoggin Animal Hospital https://www.androscogginanimalhospital.com/blog/funky-feet-when-your-pets-paws-smell-like-fritos/#:~:text=The%20Case%20of%20Corn%20Chips,nothing%20to%20be%20concerned%20about.&text=When%20it%20comes%20to%20the,create%20a%20%E2%80%9Cyeasty%E2%80%9D%20smell.

Hampton Veterinary Hospital
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This Is Why Your Dog’s Paws Smell Like Fritos
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Arlington Animal Hospital
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Which Bacteria Smell Like Tortillas, Flowers, or Delicious Browned Butter?
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Lab 12: Isolation and Identification of Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas, Part 1
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In-vitro diagnosis of single and poly microbial species targeted for diabetic foot infection using e-nose technology
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