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Both Jaiden and Flash have rusty colored fur between their toes. In Jaiden's case, it's even beginning to stain the top part of her toe-nails. My vet (who I'm beginning not to have much faith in) has said that it's "just the way they are". However, it doesn't seem to be a 'natural' discoloration. The rusty fur is oily or greasy feeling and it doesn't wash off with soap.

I think I remember hearing somewhere that it is fungus or yeast related and that there is a foot wash remedy that can be tried, but I don't remember any more than that.

If anyone has any ideas, or could point me in the right direction, it would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!
 

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You should notice the same coloration around the mouth is spots. There are chemicals is dog salivia that are photoreactive(react with sunlight) that causes the coloration. So it may seem benign and could be. But it is also a sign of a possible yeast infection between the toe. very common. Yeast infections are itchy an the cause of most of the frito smell you here about. Because of the itchness dog licks more than usual and the rusty color develops. Yeast like warm moist area and between the toes is good for them [think athletes foot) such a yeast infection may be normal or could be a sign of an underlying condition like an contact allergy, food allergy or even seborrhea.
 
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