Video: Why do my dog's paws smell like Fritos?

Why do my dog's paws smell like Fritos? (video)
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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 , and ask people to sniff their cute companions in the process:


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