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Why do my dog’s paws smell like Fritos? (video)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2020 — A lot of people seem to think their pup’s paws smell like corn chips. This week on Reactions, we tackle the chemistry behind that smell, and ask  people to sniff their cute companions in the process:

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