Winter is one of the seasons received in a year and is the coldest season experienced. In the northern hemisphere it is between the months of December to February while in the southern hemisphere the season is from June to August. There is need to take care of the pets paws during this time to avoid the paws from being hurt.
· Warm water.
· A clean towel or cloth.
· A warm cloth.
Make it a routine to wipe the pet’s paws with warm water not cold because they need warmth every now and when getting inside the house to prevent from ingesting the deicing salt that will cause harm to the paws. Use a clean warm cloth to dry the pet’s paws. This is meant to prevent from licking or using the claws to scratch the fur in the body.
Another necessity is to always ensure that the ice balls are not found between the pets pad because the pet can develop a disease. This can be achieved by checking the pet’s paws before going to sleep and immediately you get in the house from your work place. Check where the pets sleeps and cover the body with a warm cloth by going extra mile to dress your pet. The food should be kept warm and the neatness maintained.
Advantages of proper taking care of the pets paws.
· Prevent the pet paws from disease and getting hurt.
· Comfort ability of both the pet and the pet’s owner.
· Prevent the paws from getting dry and itchy.
Products for prevention.
There are various products made to prevent pads from getting hurt and cracking during the cold season of winter. All these range from dressing clothes of their paws to safe deicing products.
Just as human- beings need warmth so do their pets as well.it is essential to properly take care of the pets paws to avoid extra expenses that comes with treatment ( Indeed prevention is better than cure). Let each pet’s owner develop a culture of taking care of their pets just as they do to their children and themselves in the winter season to ensure the health of the pet paws is well taken care of.