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Old November 13th, 2012, 11:58 AM
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Mushers Secret

After doing some research yesterday, I went out and bought some "Musher's Secret" to put on Chum's feet to help with the awful snow balls he gets whenever we go for a walk in heavy wet snow. Well this stuff is amazing...I applied a small amount on his entire paws, toes, pads, in between and the top of the paws. Off we went for our 3k walk in prime snowball weather at slightly above freezing, and did not have to stop even once to clear snowballs from his feet! The stuff absorbs right into the paw and hair. It doesn't stain the carpet or the furniture. He walked thru the kitchen right after I applied it and my floor is black so I did notice slight smudgey paw marks, but it mopped right up. The lady at the doggie health food store I bought it at says she puts it on her Westies legs and bellies as well. It is supposed to provide a barrier againt salt as well, as not everyone uses pet friendly de-icer. Chum didn't mind it at all...even seemed pleased when we got home and he turned his paws over and there were no snowballs to remove!
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Old November 13th, 2012, 12:07 PM
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I used "Musher's Secret" on my last dog a Standard Poodle as his paws where getting all cracked up and "Musher's Secret" really made a huge diffidence .
I put on on his nose too as the air got so dry in my house in the winter. My dog would lick it off his paws and nose as he liked the taste of it. The can last a long time too.
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Old November 13th, 2012, 02:42 PM
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We bought some last winter but didn't have enough snow to need it. Definitely something we'll be trying out this winter, though, if the weather cooperates Thanks for the review!
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Old November 13th, 2012, 02:43 PM
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BTW, I'm jealous you already have enough snow!!
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Old November 13th, 2012, 03:20 PM
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Good idea on the nose Barking Dog...Chum gets a band of dry skin across the top of his nose, especially during the winter here in Calgary at high altitude , I will try that. Hazel I would gladly have sent you some of mine this weekend. Thursday I had to shovel the walks and steps 4 times, Friday 3 times Saturday I just said screw it! On Sunday it finally quit snowing so I only had to shovel once! Then on Monday I had to brush about a foot of the stuff off my Tahoe and by then it was above zero and it weighed a ton!! AH the beauty of the Canadian west in winter.
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Old November 13th, 2012, 04:16 PM
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Good idea on the nose Barking Dog...Chum gets a band of dry skin across the top of his nose, especially during the winter here in Calgary at high altitude , I will try that. Hazel I would gladly have sent you some of mine this weekend. Thursday I had to shovel the walks and steps 4 times, Friday 3 times Saturday I just said screw it! On Sunday it finally quit snowing so I only had to shovel once! Then on Monday I had to brush about a foot of the stuff off my Tahoe and by then it was above zero and it weighed a ton!! AH the beauty of the Canadian west in winter.
My dog nose never got dried out with the stuff on and I would put a little on my fingers when they got chapped. It is good stuff. I hope we will get some snow this winter not a lot but enough for my dog to play in.
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