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Really Dry Paws!
« on: September 08, 2005, 09:28:14 am »
Hi All,

Need some advice.  Riley's paws are REAAAAAAAALLLY dry.  Is that normal?  Is it bad?  I mean like sand-paper dry.  If its not normal, what can I do to soften them up?   ???
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2005, 09:38:31 am »


Supposed to work really well for their pads..
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2005, 09:40:23 am »
Samson's are the same way...In his first puppy class the vet said it was normal.

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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2005, 10:41:07 am »
Great idea Brandon.  I have some and will start today.
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2005, 11:31:44 am »
Bag balm works, but now I use a non-petroleum based product I make.


You can always make your own if you want! 

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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2005, 11:38:31 am »
What's the secret recipe  8)  if you don't mind sharing?
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2005, 04:14:33 pm »
Bag balm is good. Also, I recently bought a paw protector wax that I just got because I wanted to see if it helped with slipping, but it also made zoey's pads really soft
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2005, 04:23:21 pm »
Bag balm is good. Also, I recently bought a paw protector wax that I just got because I wanted to see if it helped with slipping, but it also made zoey's pads really soft

Did it help with slipping?? I have the same prob. I just bought booties for now.

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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2005, 04:25:16 pm »
I saw that paw stuff on tv Heather and thought of getting it because Bear has horribly dry paws too! I have a question though- Does it make the paws more tender when they are outside and it is hot?
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Re: Really Dry Paws!
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2005, 01:38:53 pm »
This is the paw wax that I have for Zoey: link

It helped with the slipping a little, but not really enough to make me perfectly happy. It helped for a couple hours - it was funny because as she walked around, I could hear the wax against the wood floors. She has fumbled with the wax on, but at least she hasn't had a major spill with it on.

When I put it on one night her paws felt softer for like a week after that. I am not sure if it would affect their heat sensitivity. I would think if you use it too often it would be bad, but if you only use is it only every once in awhile I think it could be good.
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