Dog boots can really benefit your pet
dog paw protection on your pet is not as silly as you may first think.
If you take your dog on rough terrain then boots can really prevent
injury. If you pet does pick up a cut to his foot pad then boots make
walking more comfortable, stop gnawing and keep the wound clean.
dog paw protection. There are three main benefits to your pet wearing booties
Protects his feet and legs from: burs and thorns, cold weather, harsh terrain,
hot asphalt, moisture, snow, mud and ice.
Absorbs shock and cushions blows to the leg.
Insulates and warms a substantial portion of the feet, joints and muscles of
Lessons for active dog owners
If you take you dog on long walks, runs or cycle rides then dog booties really
do help. Hear are two tales that prove the point.
A friends dog has cut his pore on rocks twice whilst walking in the country.
Both times miles from help. It is no fun coaching (and carrying) a fully grown
Retriever over hills and through valleys to safety as their instinct is to lie
down and not move!).
Our dog loves to come on cycle rides but at the beginning of summer his
paws are "relatively" soft. A couple of years ago we went on a 15 mile ride
which we all enjoyed, including Barney (the Labrador Retriever). Towards
the end he started limping and when we looked at his paw had a blister on
two pads which had burst. Not only did we feel very, very guilty but, had to
suffer the embarrassment of taking him to the vet for a precautionary check
up. We were astounded to learn that Barney was the fourth patient with
these symptoms that week. This problem is very common. The vets solution?
Wearing dog boots!
So, getting your dog or puppy to wear dog boots in the great outdoors really will help save
your dog from injury.
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