Your Elegant Essentials, Inc. - June 1, 2020
Why Paw Care is so Important for Your Pets
Your dog’s paw pads play an important role in their everyday life. They provide traction and balance, while also protecting the feet from extreme temperatures and rugged ground. Your dog’s exposure to concrete, gravel, hot or cold pavement, salt water, and snow calls for vigilance on your part — particularly when it comes to those four feet. The condition of your dog’s paws is key to their well being.
Harsh weather — hot summers and chilly winters — take their toll on your pet’s paws. While exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. Winter time paws that stick to ice and cold pavement will dry out, making them more susceptible to cracking and splitting.
Four-footed friends need special attention during the summer too. Hot dry pavement can burn and dry pads. Overly dry paws can lead to cracks, which can lead to infection and serious health issues. When the heat is on, make sure your dog’s paws stay cool and clean to prevent injury to their soft pads.
You can nurture your pet’s paws and prevent damage with Velvet Hound Paw Butter! This healing butter consists of almond oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax for natural moisturizing and added protection. It’s designed to soften and soothe rough, dry, cracked paws. The butter absorbs quickly and contains no animal-toxic ingredients, making it “lick safe”.
Protect your dog's paws before outings with Velvet Hound Paw Protector. A thin coating of this can help protect from the elements and keep your dog's pads clean.
Following a walk or outing with your dog, clean your dog's paws with warm water and soap using a facecloth. It’s very similar to caring of your own feet (and apparently the paw butter is amazing there too!). Keep in mind, since the paws help with your dog's grip, they shouldn’t be completely smooth, but that doesn’t mean they need to be rough or chapped either.
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Jetta, the Boston Terrier. Her mom takes her for walks daily on all different surfaces: pavement, gravel, grass, snow and ice. She walks daily through all kinds of weather, both hot and cold. Jetta's mom has found huge positive results with the Velvet Hound Paw Butter in Lavender.
Tashi, the German Shepherd Dog. Tashi's family takes her to the ocean daily to swim and play. The salt water and rough surfaces have done a number on her paws. Tashi uses the Velvet Hound Paw Butter in Lavender and it has - according to her mom - tremendously improved her pads.
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