Originally Posted by CsqU4r3d
I used to just stop every couple blocks during our walks and twist and break the snowballs apart. This year I bought Mushers Secret a natural wax they use for sled dogs. It absorbs right in and you only need to apply it once or twice a week and it prevents them. However we have been well below freezing the last few days so no risk of snowballing.
It's weird but that's when both my labs get snowballs. When the snow is fine and very dry it seems to stick to them more, not when it's warm and packy. Different coats and hair type is the only reason I can see.