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Recipe: DIY Dog Paw Balm

13 January 2022 — Cats and Dogs

Supplies

  • 21-24 standard lip balm tubes OR 6 1-oz. tins
  • a small digital kitchen scale, optional
  • small pot or double boiler

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. (approx. 2 tbsp.) olive, sunflower, or sweet almond oil
  • 2 oz. (approx. 2 tbsp.) coconut oil
  • 1 oz. (approx. 1 tbsp.) shea butter
  • 4 tsp. beeswax

Directions

  1. In a small pot or double boiler over low heat melt the oils, shea butter, and beeswax. Stir continuously until all is melted and well blended.
  2. Carefully pour the mixture into lip balm tubes and/or tins.
  3. Let them cool on the counter until hard.
  4. Cap and label.
  5. Keep away from extreme heat.
  6. Apply the balm as a preventive treatment or to help soften dry paw pads or noses. Use within 1 to 2 years.

Source: https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/how-to-make-your-own-paw-balm-for-winter/

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