Paw Balm – Why your pet will thank you for it

Pamper your Pet

Pet pampering and grooming is now big business; Australians are believed to spend almost $12 billion a year keeping their family favourites groomed and pampered.

How can we resist the beautiful shampoos, soaps and perfume sprays? We all want our pets to not only look their best but smell their best too.

Pet grooming will often entail a thorough shampoo and conditioning treatment, haircut and blow dry and finished off with a spray of some delectably lovely pet friendly scent.

We are all eager to ensure we use the best possible products on our pets, this has seen a huge growth in natural products.

Products you can feel happy will leave your pet not only smelling delicious but they are perfectly safe for your furry friend too.

 

Pampering just got Balmy

Paw balm is the next big trend in pet pampering and we simply love the thought of spoiling our furry friends with this essentially luxurious paw treat.

More and more pets live in around city areas where pavements and rough paths are part of their daily walking routine, this harsh terrain as seen an increased in chapped paws.

Paws will naturally harden to withstand most conditions over time, similar to humans if you work with your hands all day they become rough and dry but if you are an office worker chances are you will have soft and supple hands.

Check out our Top 5 interesting paw facts!

  1. Dog paws are made up of fatty tissue and although they are weatherproof, they are sensitive to heat. Walking on a hot city pavement could cause your pooch a little discomfort.

  1. Pets actually sweat through their paws. Have you ever noticed when you take them to the vets they leave sticky marks on the floor, well that is because they are stressed or nervous and like humans this can make them sweat.

  1. Pets love having their paws massaged. Like humans they find a massage relaxing and therapeutic.

  1. Dogs actually walk on their tip toes. The lower pads are used for stability, digging and of course playing fetch.

  1. All pets have different paws. Everyone is unique and personal to each species and pet.

Treat your pets feet

Treating your pets paws to pet balm should be high on your pet pampering list. Paw balm can offer chapped paws relief and help relax your pet relax and be calm too.

The pod.shop paw balm is 100% natural and packed full of essential oils.

We have listed the natural ingredients below as well as the many benefits of using the pod. paw balm.

Organic Coconut oil is known for is many skin healing abilities. It is widely used on burns, scalds and as an antibacterial too. An oil which can soothe and will leave any paw soft and supple.

Organic Shea butter not only soothes skin and paws but it is perfect for reducing inflammation. It is often the base for many natural creams and lotions and smells good too.

Organic Bees wax has been used in natural medicine for centuries. Derived from the hive and naturally processed into hard form bees wax is one of the best natural moisturizing lotions available.

Frankincense is a common type of essential oil used in aromatherapy, it has been known to relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation and boosting immunity.

Peppermint gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles. Perfect for aching paws. 

Lavender oil has been used in natural medicine for centuries. It has been used to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems. Sweet smelling and relaxing.

When your pet needs relief from the hot city pavements or cold icy pathways, simply use some deliciously smelling paw balm.

We know your pet will thank you for it and we won’t tell your pet if you may even sneak a little bit to keep your hands soft and supple.

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