Can snow make dogs paws bleed? Expert Advice

Dry, Chapped, Flaky, Irritated Paw Pads From Walking On Snow

drypaws_webDog paws may become dry, chapped, itchy, flaky and downright painful due to walking directly on cold snow. Imagine walking barefoot in the snow, your feet would start to suffer the consequences too.

There are a number of products on the market geared at protecting your dog’s sensitive paw pads from the snow, such as dog boots. The thing is, not all dogs want to actually wear these boots and it can be a bit of a pain putting them on every time you go out for a walk.cashmeetsworld_pt_web

PawTection offers a less invasive way to put a barrier between your dog’s paws and the snow. The easy to apply all-natural balm glides over your dog’s paws and creates a barrier against the uncomfortably cold snow. Plus, it is packed with moisturizing properties to help combat skin dryness associated with this time of year.

If your dog’s paws are already chapped, dry, irritated or bleeding you need something to restore moisture and heal damaged skin. All natural and vegan Paw Soother does just that thanks to the soothing anti inflammatory and moisturizing properties packed inside.

De-icers are commonly applied to sidewalks, driveways and roadways in order to help melt and remove snow. The chemicals in deicers are one of the greatest threats to your four-legged pal every winter. Deicers can cause burned paws, or illness if your dog licks the chemicals off of their paws.

PawTection provides a natural barrier against the elements, including deicers. Apply PawTection before going outside to help prevent the risk of chemical burns or other damages caused by de-icers.

Keep a bowl of water and a clean rag at your door so that you can soak and wipe your dog’s paws clean before going back inside. This will help remove any deicing residue that could otherwise end up dangerously ingested by your dog.

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Wipe off your dog’s paws when you come in from a walk

If your winter outing includes sidewalks or paths where salt or chemical deicers are likely to have been used, be sure to thoroughly wipe your dogs paws with a towel. Such chemicals can leave a residue on your pets paws thats harmful to their health if licked off — and can also cause damage to their paw pads.

If you know theyve come into contact with de-icing agents, you may even want to dip their paws in warm water and then towel dry for extra effectiveness.

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