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The Blissful Dog
50534 235th Avenue
Clearbrook, MN 5663
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All Natural Nose Butter® Revives Your French Bulldog's Parched Nose

French Bulldogs are little clowns, full of mischief and sass! In the last few years, Frenchies burst into the spotlight with a blast of popularity! Not surprising for those of us who have lived with these enchanting gremlins for years. When I got my first Frenchiein the early 1990s they were ranked in the 80s in AKC popularity and now they are the #2 Most Popular dog breed, after Labs, in AKC Registrations. With this popularity comes the responsibility for those of us who have had these unique dogs for decades to share the Frenchie care secrets. Actually, Nose Butter® was born out of a need to help my own French Bulldogs dry noses back in 2002

French Bulldog Dry Noses

Our research has led us to believe Frenchies have a slightly depressed immune system which results in the drier nose predisposition. It is systemic, which means it cannot be CURED, but Nose Butter can HEAL the actual dry nose. This is why you will need to continue to use Nose Butter for maintenance. (YES, I Bolded).
Your Frenchie's nose may have a bit of dryness or covered in layers of crusty, barnacle-looking crud (like pics below). This extreme dryness may be a condition called Nasal Hyperkeratosis, a condition of unknown origins (more info in tabs below). The Good News is Nose Butter® will have your Frenchies nose back in shape in days! We have thousands of rave reviews attesting to that fact!

Nasal hyperkeratosis dog noses

Nose Butter Moisturizes Your Dog's Dry, Chapped Nose

More Dry Dog Nose FAQs

These breeds are more prone to Nasal Hyperkeratosis. An * indicates they fall into multiple categories. This is NOT a complete list.

Bully Breeds

• American Bulldog
• American Staffordshire Terrier
• Boxer*
• Bulldog*
• Chow
• French Bulldog*
• Olde English Bulldoggee*
• Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Flat-Faced Breeds

• Affenpinscher*
• Boston Terrier
• Brussels Griffon*
• English Toy Spaniel*
• Japanese Chin*
• Pekingese*
• Pug*
• Shih Tzu*

Toy Breeds

• Bichon Frise
• Cavalier King Charles
• Chihuahua
• Havanese
• Lhasa Apso
• Maltese
• Papillon
• Pomeranian*
• Poodle
• Yorkshire Terrier*


• Bernese Mountain Dog
• Bullmastiff*
• Cane Corso*
• Dogue de Bordeaux*
• Fila Brasileiro*
• Great Dane
• Great Pyrenees
• Leonberger
• Mastiff
• Neapolitan Mastiff*
• Newfoundland
• St. Bernard
• Tibetan Mastiff

Nordic Breeds

• Alaskan Malamute
• American Eskimo
• Siberian Husky

#1 Tip - For quicker absorption warm Nose Butter prior to using
• To warm; stick in your pocket, bra, or scoop some out & warm in palm (see image)
• Open the tin or tube
• Gently control your dog's face (side of face or under their chin)
• Avoid head-locks - that's a trigger for many dogs
• Tag Team - have someone hold & you apply
• (Tin) Scoop a bit out appropriate to the size of your dog’s nose
• Dab it on their nose
• Rub it in a bit, you do not have to rub it in completely as it melts quickly, especially if warm
• Distract to keep them from licking or rubbing it off
• Repeat 2-3x a day for 1-3 days or until nose is back in shape
• Then use as needed for maintenance (usually 1-2x a week)

• Apply 2-3x a day (do the best you can, 2-3x a day is the goal)
• After 2-3 days of multiple daily applications, gently rub the nose with tissue and see if it easily crumbles off
• If it does NOT crumble right off (it will look like black, greasy dirt), keep applying Nose Butter 2-3x a day until it easily, without picking, comes off
• Resist the urge to pick as tempting as it may be, it hurts and will make the process harder

The crusty stuff is actually skin and hurts your dog if you pick it off, just like us pulling a scab off a skinned knee too soon.

• Give a cookie or treat before, during and after application
• Cuddles, pets, repeat as needed
• Feed their dinner (with extra yummies)
• Play your dog's fave game
• Throw a ball
• Go for a walk
• Pet them, lavish praise on them for their overall good dog-ness
• TIP! Not only does something positive (like cookies) take their mind off having something done to them, they soon equate Nose Butter with treats.

Ouch! That hurt! It's not that your dog loathes Nose Butter (we hope not), they probably DO dislike being held tightly.

Being held in a WWE head-lock is a huge trigger for most dogs. If possible, allow them to stand while you apply Nose Butter and be quick

Additionally, flat-faced dogs will fight and struggle to protect their already hindered ability to breathe.

Toy breeds know they are small and will often put up an unbelievable tussle to get away when they feel over-powered.

Dogs are often triggered by being held tightly. This may come from when they were puppies. Puppy play involves a lot of wrestling and play-fight. It's not fun for dogs (or us) to have siblings pile on, hold us down and make us feel helpless. (I'm looking at my three sisters).

Stay relaxed and positive and be very generous with treats and your dog will soon enjoy, or tolerate, Nose Butter time.

The Bad News is there is no CURE for Nasal Hyperkeratosis, it is a condition and usually life-long.

If you stop using Nose Butter, the dryness and crust will probably come back.

The Good News is maintenance usage of Nose Butter keeps the Nasal Hyperkeratosis under control.

Nose Butter can help heal the dry nose, but doesn't cure the condition. Yes, it's semantics, but it helps make it clear.

When our hands are really cracked and dry we apply lotion to get them in shape, but we can't slather lotion on our hands once and be moisturized for life.

Like cutting your dog's toenails...Nose Butter is part of their health care regimen.

boxer dog dry nose

Customer Reviews

Based on 405 reviews

Always happy with the products from Blissful Dog. Always great quality.

Bunny M.
Great product

Thank you Kathy for such a great product. Cheers, Bunny

Inigo Garate
Great product and awesome service.

We love The Blissful Dog Nose Butter stick. For my frenchie this the only nose butter. I also appreciate the great price and awesome customer service.

Your kindness made my day! Today was one of THOSE days (my Mac was being petulant today) and now I have a BIG grin. I thank you and everyone here thanks you! We take a LOT of pride in keeping our prices as low as we can. We have done a very few increases in 20 years of business. I'm glad it is noticed. Give that gorgeous Frenchie a BIG hug and maybe a treat, from all of us!




IT'S A "KEEPER" sure does what it says..!! My little Frenchies' nose was so dry, cracked and scabby and NOTHING we bought was helping until I ordered the Blissful Dogs Nose Butter. Sorry I never took pictures but her little nose is "perfect" now, and in only 4 days of constant applying. She is a "licker" so it took longer to heal than normal but her little nose is soft and supple again..!! I would DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT because it really does a charm..!!

Nose Butter, Awesome Product

Absolutely love the nose butter! In less than a week my little guys nose was so much better.

Crystal R.
Best nose butter!

Our Frenchie has a very dry nose and the nose butter keeps it from getting crispy. We will continue to purchase this product!

Troy Russell
Nose butter

Love this Product. No crusty noses is in this house!!!

Looks like nobody is camera shy in your house either! What a lovely Frenchie and we're delighted our Nose Butter works so well for y'all. I'm equally impressed with how well your Frenchie has hit their mark and perfectly posed for the camera! Thank you! Kathy

Hannah S
Four paws up!

Our Frenchie and Boston Terrier would like to give this product both paws up! Their noses have never felt or looked better! Mom also likes the easy application that the twist up lip balm style container offers. All around, great product!

I love it

The nose of my French bulldog is soft and looks moisturize, no like before that was dry