Dog's paws rough and cracked? | Natural Dog Company

We always need to stop any bleeding as soon as you can. Use a clean absorbent cloth or bandage to apply pressure on the paw pad. Maintain some pressure until the bleeding stops.Apply a small amount of cream to the affected area. You can purchase cream from most pet supply stores or you can use or . Both will prevent infection and is safe should your dog try to lick it off.You will want to protect the fresh wound with some soft . This will also provide additional cushioning for the pad when you dog starts to walk on it. Wrap the in a to protect the paw and to stop your dog getting to the wound. Keep the bandage clean and dry and change it daily until the paw has healed. Dogs sweat through their paws and pads which moisture builds up under the bandage. This can then encourage bacteria and cause additional problems for your dog.If your dog tries to chew at the bandage, apply a deterrent spray like on the bandage. You could try or in worse cases, a collar may be required until the paw heals. If your dog won't stop licking or chewing the bandage, you may need to use an e-collar. An e-collar is the big cone that prevents them from even getting close to the bandage.Always avoid walking your dog on hot pavement. We sometimes don’t realise how hot the ground is it if we have shoes on. If your dog suffers burns to his pads, cool the burn with cold water or an ice pack wrapped in cloth. If it looks like a severe burn or blister, see your vet immediately.

Your dog's paws can benefit from the use of lotion, cream or ointment for certain conditions

By Please nobody follow jilson's advice! Those topical creams for women's yeast infections are just that, topical! They are not intended to be ingested, and your dog will lick it's paws. The only suggestions I saw on here that were logical were the yogurt and the vinegar. One of my dogs also has a yeast infection on one of her paws. I will be trying first the yogurt, then if that doesn't work I'll try the vinegar. But using the topical creams could make her very sick. Can you imagine ingesting the cream yourself? (08/26/2010)

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Frosty Paws are a frozen treat for dogs created in the 1970s by an Ohio State professor of animal science after a challenge from local ice cream parlor patrons. Extreme temperatures can damage your dog's paws, even if he is used to walking for miles on hard surfaces. Heat is absorbed by asphalt and concrete surfaces and can burn your dog's feet as he walks. Ice, snow and frigid sidewalks, on the other hand, can cause extreme dryness and even frostbite. Special protective lotions are available that create a barrier that stops damage and lets your dog travel on hot or cold surfaces for short stretches. Apply the protective cream before contact with such surfaces. Protective lotion may be used in conjunction with dog boots for longer walks.

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Apply these creams and if you cannot bandage the dog’s paws or the dog removes the bandages, you should consider keeping the dog indoors atleast for 3 or 4 days, until the wounds start to heal and the fungal infection shows signs of improvement.

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