One of the many benefits of owning a dog, is that you always have someone to blame those unusual smells on. However, some dogs do appear to be particularly gassy. Read on for some hints on how to reduce the smell.
The hands-down, most common reason for dogs licking paws or chewing their paws is skin disease. Anything that causes the skin to become itchy and inflamed will generally do the trick, and the paws are an easy target for your dog to lick.
If your dog is coughing, has a runny nose, or is slightly off-colour, you may be inclined to think they have a cold. However, the human cold is not contagious to dogs. So the short answer is no, your dog doesn't have a cold.
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