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Pet Safe Ice Melt

As soon as the snow begins to fall, the world transforms into a winter wonderland. Despite the 

pristine white beauty, dangers await your four-legged companion. The weather starts to change months in advance, with snow, ice, and sleet posing challenges to your pet’s safety. Even a seemingly innocuous act like a dog eating snow and ice can be dangerous. Your dog’s outdoor routines may be disrupted during the winter. If you take the proper precautions, your dog will be safe during the winter. He will also be able to enjoy his favorite outdoor activities when the temperature drops.

Pet Safe Ice Melt

For your pet, winter can be a difficult time of year. We use road salts, and ice melts to keep our streets and sidewalks clear of ice and safe for us, but they are not safe for pets. There is safe ice melt for concrete, such as pet-friendly ice melt. Safe Paw is a non-toxic, pet-friendly ice melt that is an excellent choice.

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Dog Ingestion Of Ice Melt

 The most dangerous situation for pet owners is when their dog eats snow and ingests ice melt or road salt. The ingestion of even a small amount of homemade ice melt for sidewalks can be fatal to your pet. Depending on the type of ice melt consumed, toxicity ranges from mild to severe. Among the signs and symptoms are-

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Excessive thirst 
  • Trouble walking
  • Salivation 
  • A sudden drop in blood pressure
  • Increased urination 
  • Muscle tremors
  • Kidney failure 
  • Seizures 

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Paw Damage From Ice Melt

To effectively de-ice sidewalks, parking lots, driveways, and other areas, ice-melts are widely used. Many people, especially homeowners and business owners, are unaware that homemade ice melt for sidewalks is toxic or dangerous to pets. They aren’t always aware that pet-safe ice melts are available. When your dog walks across melted ice, it can cause severe chemical burns to the animal’s delicate paws. Chaffing, cracking, redness, blistering, and bleeding occurs when ice melt gets stuck.

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Dog Boots To Protect From Ice Melts

If you walk your dog frequently in areas where ice melt is used, you should consider investing in a pair of dog boots. Dog boots are made to keep your dog’s delicate paws safe from ice melt, rough surfaces, and icy/snow accumulation in the hair between the pads. For added warmth and protection, dog booties are usually lined. Dog boots are generally made of breathable mesh with water-wicking solid properties. Many of the booties are antimicrobial and feature rubber soles or grip pads for improved ice traction.

Concluding Tips

  • Before taking your dog for a walk, make sure he has plenty of water, so he doesn’t eat any snow or ice.
  • Dress your dog’s feet in boots.
  • Avoid allowing your dog to eat snow or ice.
  • After each walk, wash your dog’s feet to remove any ice melt accumulated on the paws.
  • Never leave your dog unattended outside.
  • Store ice melts out of reach of your dog.
  • Only use safe ice melt for concrete for pets.
  • Keep an eye out for signs of ice melt toxicity and paw damage in your dog.

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Safe Thaw

Imagine an ice melt you can put down and never worry about. It won’t harm pets, kids and your property. That’s Safe Thaw. Unlike anything else on the market, Safe Thaw can change how winter affects our planet.

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