Why do My Dog’s Paws Smell Like Corn Chips?

If you have a dog, you’ve probably noticed an odor emanating from their adorable paws. Most people recognize it as a corn chip or popcorn smell, and many dog owners say they actually like the scent. Regardless of your opinion about the odor, rest assured that, in most cases, this is completely normal.

If you’re wondering why your pet’s paws smell like corn chips, you’ve come to the right place! At Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to pet care. We’ve tackled this question with the same vigor as when we explore topics such as dental care, pet food, and canine influenza. Keep reading to learn more about this peculiar canine scent!

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Spotlight on Feline Dental Care

To a certain extent, a bit of “tuna breath” is an expected part of cat ownership. That doesn’t mean, however, that caring for your cat’s teeth isn’t important. Feline dental care is a vital component of responsible pet ownership, and the team at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital is here to get you off to a good start.

Feline Dental Foes

In some ways cats have it a little more difficult than their canine counterparts when it comes to oral health. Many cats and dogs alike are affected by periodontal disease, but feline patients are prone to other oral conditions as well.

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Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital Rolls Out the Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

As 2019 begins to blossom around us, we thought it prudent to look back at our most popular pet care blogs of the 2018. At Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital, we strive to find topics that will resonate with our ever-growing community of readers, and couldn’t resist taking a closer look at what spoke to you.

To all of our regular readers, as well as those that are new to our community, thank-you for keeping us in your loop! We are proud to serve the pets and pet owners in the Wellesley-Natick community, both in person and through our blog and Facebook page. And now, without further ado, we present…

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