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Canine Hairy Feet (Hyperkeratosis): What’s Happening to My Dog’s Feet?

Canine Hairy Feet (Hyperkeratosis): What’s Happening to My Dog’s Feet?

Because dogs don’t [typically] wear shoes, their footpads are equipped with extra thick skin; nature’s equivalent of shoes, really. The outer layer that looks like little tightly-packed cones is tough to protect the feet when walking on rough surfaces. Normally, everything the body does is well regulated, so everything is where it belongs and functions the way it was meant…

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