Does Your Dog Have Corn Chip Feet?

There are quite a few explanations behind why dogs smell so…doggish. They could have doggy breath stemming from dental disease, potent gas from unresolved intestinal issues, or perhaps allergies that cause their ears to get inflamed or infected.

These are all medical concerns that need to be addressed. But what about that funky smell coming from their lower extremities? Corn chip feet is a real phenomenon, and while it can be off putting, the causes and treatment of stinky paws are well-known.

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Help, My Cat Has Dry Skin! 

Beverly Hills MI cat with dry skin

Of all their prominent features, it is perhaps their fluffy, yet silky and soft fur coat that has us fawning over our cats the most. A cat’s fur coat is more than beautiful, however, it’s also a powerful indicator of general health and wellness.

If your cat has dry skin, however, it can make their coat appear dull, unkempt, or flaky, and can cause them serious distress.

Oh, No! The Itchies!

Nobody likes the feeling of itchy, dry skin and your cat is no exception. Of course, you’ll want to treat the symptoms, but what about getting to the root of the problem?

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Funky Fur: Why Does My Pet’s Fur Smell Bad? 

The odors emitted from your pet aren’t a wonderful bouquet of smell. Most pets smell exactly like you might expect them to smell, sort of like that all’s well doggie- or kitty-cat smell.

But if your pet has such a pee-yew to them that it makes you hold your breath, there may be trouble on the skin, coat, or other areas of the body.

The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here to answer the question of why your pet’s fur smells bad, and what you can do to treat the odor.

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