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Has she always had this issue?
Do her feet smell odd at all?
What food do you feed her?
What kind of treats does she get?
Does she have any discoloration to her feet or under her eyes?
Thanks for the additional information. I really appreciate it.
It definitely does sound like she's got a yeast infection going on in her feet...which is probably why she's bothering it so much, even after she was given antibiotics and steroids.
As a rule, this isn't something that is going to clear up on it's own. Yeast/fungal infections love to live on feet because they're dark between the toes, they're often moist and they're warm. The Frito smell you're picking up on is generally a tell-tale sign that it's fungal.
Because of this, I have to recommend you have her seen by her vet again. Ask that they do a skin scraping on the areas she's licking/chewing at on her feet. This is where they'll take the edge of a scalpel blade and scrape off the top layer of skin, and look at it under a microscope to see exactly what kind of bacteria/yeast is growing there.
Once they do that, they'll know exactly what is going on and will be able to send out the right medication to get it cleared up. Generally a course of topical anti-fungals gets things cleared up.
I hope this helps.