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Red sores between toes and around pads of dogs feet

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Red sores around pads of feet. Nothing is open or discharging, but appears blotchy . Don't notice any other spots on rest of body.
Submitted: 12 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  DanaDVM replied 12 years ago.

 Pododermatitis is actually common. It is hard to determine without veterinary intervention if the predisposing problem is bacterial/contact irritant/mange.

I recommend a trip to the vet.