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Best Dog Paw Protection in Winter or How to Protect Your Dog’s Feet in 4 Easy Steps

Before each walk, I rub the tube on my dog’s feet, coating my dog’s paw pads with wax. This adds a barrier between her paws and the road salt. In a pinch, you can use petroleum jelly. Neither are toxic if the dog licks them, but both wear off in less than an hour. Long walks need reapplication.