Deniselynn wrote:Ella got the spa treatment!
HA! Try telling HER that!
You'd think we abuse the animal as badly as she shakes and tries to hide when it comes to getting her ears cleaned and the betadine put on her.
nic wrote:I started using aloe vera jelly on Boo's callouses,and believe it or not,with in a week they had changed form black skin,to a more flesh coloured,and now just 2 weeks on we have fur growing back.I took some before pics,tommorow I'll get some now ones and post to show the difference I am amazed.He had the callouses for about 3 years,with no sign of ever recovering till I used the Aloe.
concreterose wrote:Good for you! I know people get sick of me telling them to try aloe vera gel on skin irritations, but I have had the most amazing results with it...I swear by it. And it isn't expensive at all!
chewbecca wrote:concreterose wrote:Good for you! I know people get sick of me telling them to try aloe vera gel on skin irritations, but I have had the most amazing results with it...I swear by it. And it isn't expensive at all!
Let me tell you, Mil, because of your aloe suggestion and bag balm suggestion (was that you?) and those pledgets and rinse I got, Ella gets the daily skin spa treatment at least 3 times a day.
And thanks to Misskiwi she got another bath today and I made her stay in the bathroom with me while I showered, then I got out and rinsed her off.
She's getting better about allowing me to put the stuff on her (meaning she doesn't tremble like I'm going to make her take a bath or something) and I think she realizes it actually feels good.
I use a pledget on her paws whenever we come back in from outside and sometimes I'll use the rinse instead. I use the aloe after the pledgets.
And I'm ALREADY seeing improvements in her skin!
Maryellen wrote:jesse has NEVER slept or laid on concrete, she has been a total house dog on couches and beds and plush carpeting, yet she has those elbow things too..
Misskiwi67 wrote:Get your pup a soft bed to prevent calluses. Treat them the same way you would treat your own calluses. If your pup sleeps on concrete to cool off in the summer, try getting one of those elevated beds...
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