What are pads?

The pads are hard and resistant but can suffer minor injuries or burns. Therefore we should have a lot of eye and some essential care.

It is important that they do not over-groom themselves as they need to strengthen their pads.

Booties will be worn if recommended by your vet, or on the hottest days.

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What function do the pads have?

The main function is to protect the legs of our pets and cushion their weight, which is why it is so important that they are in perfect condition.

How to take care of my dog’s pads?

It is important to have the leg in perfect condition, cut nails, cut protruding hair.

On rainy days, clean and dry their paws well. And in some cases use creams but it is not good to abuse them.

What to do if they have wounds, cuts or burns?

If we see that they are deep or something more serious, the first thing is to go to the veterinarian. If, on the contrary, it is milder, ask your veterinarian for some antibiotic cream. First we clean the area well with water and then pour the cream on it, carefully bandage the leg with gauze to prevent it from licking the leg.

Burns are quite complicated since they are very painful, it is convenient to go to your veterinarian to get the correct treatment.

Advice

When summer arrives, it is advisable not to go for a walk in the hottest hours, there is a rule of putting the back of your hand on the asphalt for 5 seconds, if you cannot stand it, it is because the asphalt is too hot to go for a walk .

Keep our pet’s paws clean and in optimal conditions.

If it is necessary to add special creams for dogs, the ones we use as humans should not be used since they have a different pH.

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How To Take Care Of Your Pet’s Pads?

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