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Make You Own (DIY) Paw Wax: protect pets' paws in all weather conditions from frostbite or hot pavement

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Recipe and Craft: Do It Yourself (DIY) Paw Winter Protection (Paw Wax)
- multi-use formula for pet walking, exploring, hiking, protect from road salt, frostbite, frostnip. 

The temperatures around the Adirondacks have been well below freezing, -31º to be exact, but that doesn't stop our golden retriever from wanted to go outside to play. We still need to watch for signs of frostnip in all of us, we also make sure to take care of our pup.

We've always altered between using Musher's Secret, a food-grade barrier wax made in Canada, and a homemade version of a paw wax. Our dog tends to lick off everything so whatever we use, we need to make sure it is safe for the furriest member of the family. (We have even use it ourselves as lip balm or hand moisturizer while we are hiking.) What is good enough for the dog, is good enough for the children. 

Making your own paw wax isn't complicated, but the ingredients can be expensive. This recipe uses just ingredients I have in my kitc…