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brotymo
21st May 2009, 01:23 AM
Go smell your poochies footies. Now tell me, don't they smell like Fritos?

:p

Lani
21st May 2009, 01:29 AM
Well, kind of ...

but more like doggy pee. :lol:

kmatt
21st May 2009, 02:07 AM
Smells like evening primrose oil! Well Anna just did have a bath! :lpy:

chloe92us
21st May 2009, 03:14 AM
OMG...you're right! I never thought about WHAT they smelled like, but I have a strange obsession with smelling them. I think they smell soooooo good! :p

brotymo
21st May 2009, 03:25 AM
I love the smell of their paws. They smell like corn chips/fritos! If they've been outside, they smell like grass for a while afterwards, but once inside for a while, they revert back to the default smell. I had always thought dogs didn't perspire, but was surprised to learn that they DO perspire, but only thru the pads of their feet...and it is funny, I just googled "dog perspire" b/c I wanted to verify what I'd been told about the perspiring thing, and found several places where other's referred to their foot smell as corn chips, too!

Justine
21st May 2009, 07:38 AM
I dont really get off smelling doggie feet,but if i did,what on earth are FRITOS.Tell me first then i know what to smell for.Thank You.

Justine
21st May 2009, 07:43 AM
I was just thinking.Your chips are our crisps.You spell Nite,we spell it night.Are Fritos some kind of chip.I think dogs feet smell like Marmite,which is a meat based spread.A bit like Veggiemite.

Lani
21st May 2009, 08:03 AM
I dont really get off smelling doggie feet,but if i did,what on earth are FRITOS.Tell me first then i know what to smell for.Thank You.

Justine, Fritos are corn chips.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritos

Not sure if "nite" is really grammatically correct though in American English. I do see it in the dictionary as a variant of "Night" ... I just thought it was a lazy way of spelling night. We learn night in school. At least I did. :lol:

Justine
21st May 2009, 10:04 AM
Oh thank you,now i can smell his feet.My aunt who is from Calafornia allways spelt it Nite.

pinkpuppy
21st May 2009, 10:32 AM
Don't have to smell his paws after going outdoors, but after an hour when we're cuddling, they do smell like corn chips.

pippa
21st May 2009, 12:41 PM
We always say our doggies paws smell like popcorn..especially Pippin's:)

SamT
21st May 2009, 05:56 PM
Well, kind of ...

but more like doggy pee. :lol:

I agree with this, ever since sam was groomed he keeps peeing on his leg!!!

Brenda in SC
21st May 2009, 08:07 PM
You never know what you are gonna learn on this board. Y'all are broadening my international horizons!! It would never occur to me that our friends across the pond might not know what a Frito was. That's just one reason why I LOVE this board!

Mom of Jato
22nd May 2009, 05:36 PM
This is soooooo funny!!! I have always said my cat has "popcorn paws". :lol: I guess I never really smelled the dogs paws before, and yep, they have that same funny smell. :rotfl:

hwowen
22nd May 2009, 07:53 PM
I have long noticed that our biggest male cat's paws smell quite distinctive, and was surprised to find that Jasper's paws smelled very similar - I though it was because of wee wee miscues :eek: and imagined that was what was causing the aroma.

brotymo
22nd May 2009, 07:55 PM
Fritos actually do smell a lot like popcorn (the other name for Fritos IS corn chips!)

Holly
24th May 2009, 08:36 PM
Suzie, you're so funny!! :) I just smelled Scarlett's paws and they do smell like Fritos!!

Also, I just recently learned that dogs have scent glands on their pads. When they do that back scratching after they potty, I always thought they were covering it up. But, in fact, they are leaving their scent! Very interesting!

linderbelle
25th May 2009, 03:14 AM
ok guys I sniffed like crazy on all THREE of mine and nope no popcorn--no fritos--just dog feet smell. What the same heck you guys talking about? lol

Jpup
25th May 2009, 08:16 PM
Popcorn or digestives. I love smelling J's paws

ClevelandCavs
25th May 2009, 08:34 PM
Indeed... they do smell like fritos. Try the ears as well, they have the same smell! ;)

Susanna
26th May 2009, 12:11 AM
Yes, Brian's paws DO smell like Fritos!