When we think about pet care, we typically think about vaccines, heartworm medication, and flea prevention. But we also need to take care of our pet’s feet! Trimmed nails, moisturized paws, and clean feet can help your pet with their overall health. 

Trimmed Nails 

Many of us hate trimming our dog’s nails, but it is essential for your dog’s health. When your dog’s nails get too long, they can break, chip, or splinter, which can cause your dog intense pain. In addition, dogs with long nails are more likely to get injured because it affects how they walk. Some injuries include jammed or broken toes or impact injuries from falling. 

GripSoft Deluxe Nail Clipper from JW Pet

These Deluxe Nail Clippers can help you trim your dog’s nails with less stress. They have a built-in cutting guard to ensure you do not cut your pet’s nails too short. 

No Stress Nail Trims 

Before attempting to trim your dog’s nails, make sure they are comfortable with you touching their feet. Touch their paws when you are playing, cuddling, or just throughout the day. Once you are ready to trim their nails, you can offer them treats to distract them. If your dog is very nervous, try trimming nails after a bath (their nails are softer) or one nail a day to help make it a regular event. You also can give your pet a calmer to help ease their anxiety. 

Total Calm Focus Canine

Total Calm & Focus for dogs is an easy-to-feed chewable treat that lowers your dog’s natural cortisol levels to help eliminate anxiety and stress. 

Moisturize Dry, Cracked Paws 

While examining your dog’s paws, if you notice rough or cracked feet, you should consider adding palm balm to their daily routine. Smooth and moisturized paws help prevent fungal and bacterial infections. 

Skout's Honor Prebiotic Pet Balm for paws with manuka honey

Skout’s Honor Prebiotic Pet Balm is made with all-natural ingredients to protect your dog’s feet and nose from dry, itchy skin and provide instant relief. 

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