These boots are made for walkin’ — and for protection when your dog’s paws could blister in the sun. Yes, it’s true: dogs can scorch their paw pads from the hot ground on a sweltering summer day. Read our reviews of the best dog shoes for hot pavement to learn how to protect your dog’s paws and how you can test the temperature of the pavement yourself to ensure your dog’s safety.
Dog paws are prone to pesky dirt and debris. Make paw pads a priority and ensure you understand the risks from exposure to elements.
Let’s face it. Dogs’ paws get dirty and not just when it rains or after being dragged through the mud. Everyday walks on the sidewalk and playing in the yard can cause your dog’s paws to collect germs in her pads and paw fur. Over time, the buildup can lead to more serious health problems like yeast infections. But what’s the best way to clean dog paws, so you don’t have to bathe your dog after every potty break? The best paw cleaner for dogs can help keep your dog’s paws fresh so you can have guilt-free snuggles in bed and not have to worry about ruining your rugs.
If you are an obsessed or overprotective dog owner then you have likely browsed the dog apparel aisle in your local pet store and paused briefly to contemplate “winter booties” for your dog’s paws. A recent discovery by researchers in Japan, however, finds that dog paws may not need “winter booties” after all thanks to a specialized circulation system in their paws…