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Foot Health: Don’t let your dogs go to the dogs! Their saliva won’t cure athlete’s foot

By Dr. Nicole G. Freels KyForward columnist   Pets love to dig in the dirt and roll in the grass, and they have been known eat anything with a foul odor… even road kill (gross!). Therefore, it is pretty easy to guess that the actions of your furry friend may end up giving you bacteria, ringworm and fungus. It is easy to transmit because ringworm spores can lurk on a dog’s coat or muzzle.   Every...