How to protect the dog from harmful reagents on the road?
Evgenia, St. Petersburg
From salt on the sidewalks my dog's cracks on the paws crack. Tell us how to protect the pet from harmful reagents?
In fluffy pets necessarily cut the excess wool between the fingers. This will simplify the process of caring for the paws.
Try together with the pet to bypass the streets and sites of sidewalks processed by salt and reagents. Lead the animal only on pure snow.
Before going on a walk, you can treat the paws with vegetable oil or petroleum jelly. Pay attention not only to the pads, but also to the skin between the fingers. This minimizes the consequences of contact with chemistry.
After walking, be sure to wash each foot inWater and wipe dry. But just wipe them with a damp cloth is strictly prohibited! This you do not remove the salt, but only dissolve and rub on the paw.
If the paws are irritated, they can be washed in a decoctionChamomile. Take 1 tbsp. L. Flowers and pour a glass of boiling water. When the product has cooled to room temperature, dip each pet's foot one by one for a couple of minutes, then wipe it off.