Dogs normally have harmless bacteria in their paws and in between their nails. You may notice a “corn chip” smell like Doritos, or Fritos. Quite frankly, the chip smell is normal for most dogs but that smell does not occur in all dogs.
Most dogs’ paws are healthy. However, occasionally you may notice your dog chewing at his nails, licking his paws, limping or biting his nails and paws. The nails may be broken, split or cracked. You may notice the color of the paws change to more of a pink or reddish color with even some swelling. Occasionally you will see hair loss around the paws.
These changes in your dog's behavior and their paws should signal you that they have some type of fungal or bacterial infection in their feet.
These signals are your dog telling you they are very uncomfortable. If you have ever had a fungal skin issue like acne, athletes feet, fever blisters etc then you know what your pet is feeling in being very uncomfortable. They become anxious and nervous trying to deal with the itching, pain and soreness and they do not know what to do.
The reason your pet is having these issues is because they have an area around their paws that traps moisture and encourages bacteria to grow. You need to help your pet keep that area clean and dry once you have the bacteria treated, or killed.
For complete healing we recommend a few simple steps:
1) Trim the hair between their nails and around their paws
2) Wipe their feet down when they come inside to keep them dry
3) Treat them with our Ranch Remedy Topical First Aid solution daily until healed.
Our Ranch Remedy Topical First Aid solution is for treating and killing any pet fungal bacteria infection or outbreak. Spray it on their feet twice a day or more. It will not make them sick if they lick it and it will kill the infection over a few weeks.
Our solution was first used on humans with topical fungal skin issues like nail fungus, athletes feet, acne, warts, etc. and that is why we say “Ranch Remedy, Human Tested, Animal Approved”