Thursday, July 8, 2010
Above, you will find a photo of THE most adorable dog in the world, his name is Ramos Gin Fizz. You will also see a close up of his paws and a bowl of popcorn. Why, you may ask, are these together as if they have something to do with each other?? Well they do, obviously. And if you have a dog, you should already know why. There is a phenomenon out there, sometimes referred to as "popcorn paws" and in some circles "frito feet" ... both corn products. Despite the fact that popcorn paws gets over 2 million search results on google, including several businesses with the name, I'm finding very few scientific explanations of this. One vet suspects it is the smell of a common, non-infectious bacteria. The most important thing to realize here is that some guy named Murray Weinstock was so passionate about popcorn paws that he wrote this. Listen and weep.