Avoid cracked paws, frostbites and itchy paws in wintertime.
I do not know about your dogs, but my dogs love winter and the snow. When winter comes, my dogs spent a long time outside, and it is difficult to get them in.
Yes, my dogs have from time to time cracked paws and frostbites, as well as chemical burns.
Most of the time, it is not so severe, because I do take precaution and protect the paws of my dogs.
When a dog has a cracked dog paw pad it is not fun for your dog it hurts and it burns. It is like when you have a cracked heel.
Dog’s paws can be very sensitive. You never know how much salt and other chemicals are thrown onto the streets, sidewalks and footpath by the people and the city. Just to melt the ice and make the walking safe for us humans.
It is like with your car before winter comes you bring it to the garage and get the underbody protection.
When you have dogs, you know that not every solution is suitable for dogs. Some can tolerate the dog shoes, and some like my dogs hate it. They will chew so long on it that they are shredded in pieces and not useable anymore. They will not stay on for long.
There are some tips and products you can use to keep the paws of your dog protected. You have to decide what suits your dog, as you know your dog best.