Best Practices for Moisturizing Your Dog’s Skin

There are a number of causes for dry skin in dogs, such as bacterial, parasitic, or yeast infections, metabolic or hormone imbalances, allergies, poor grooming, under bathing or over bathing, and environmental conditions– dry winter, or hot summer with low humidity....

How can I get my older dog upstairs safely?

Aging dogs are like aging humans– they begin to have mobility problems. The movement that was once effortless for an old dog can be challenging and much more labor intensive. These issues with older dogs often manifest as stumbles, unsteadiness, and hesitance. One of...

My Dog’s Paw May Be Infected, How Can I Tell?

Your dog’s paws aren’t typically on your mind until they start limping or favoring some legs over others. If your dog shows signs of a paw injury, this doesn’t necessarily mean they have an infection but it’s important to know how to recognize an infection. Paw...

How Can I Keep My Dog’s Paws Healthy?

Dogs use their paws like humans use their feet. Because of this, it’s important that your dog’s paws are taken care of especially as they age. The pads of the paw are soft and cushion-like. This is to help protect your dog’s bones and joints from shock, and also to...

Are Dog Boots Necessary?

The short answer: No. When most people think of dog boots, they think of a pampered pooch who is doted with a luxurious life by its owner. While much of the footwear for dogs out there is created simply for the delight of the owner and not any real purpose for the...

General Care for your Senior Dog

It is a fact of life, all of us are getting older and that includes our pets. We all want our four-legged family members to live long and health lives so this blog will discuss a few general things that you can do to help your dog be healthy and happy for as long as...

Paw Pad Sweating in Dogs: Why Does it Happen?

One of the most common product questions we receive at PawFriction is “Dogs sweat through their paw pads to stay cool, doesn’t PawFriction stop their ability to sweat?” We are happy to answer that question because it clears up a massive misconception in the canine...

It’s Summer, Keep Your Dog Protected!

Did you know that PawFriction has thermal dampening properties which can reduce risk of injury while dogs are walking? This is a great benefit of using PawFriction during the hot summer months!Does your dog like to cool off at the pool or in the lake? PawFriction will...

“Why is PawFriction so expensive?”

At a recent industry event, we were asked, “Why is PawFriction so expensive?” We can certainly understand this concern, but the answer is summarized here.Keep in mind that PawFriction is sourced and manufactured in the United States. Rather than saving money on using...