VIZSLA NOSE BUTTER



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VIZSLA NOSE BUTTER® KEEPS YOUR VIZSLA'S NOSE IN TIP TOP CONDITION

The VIZSLA's sleek good looks and loving, playful personalities, endear them to those who discover this European import. Unfortunately, many Vizslas have a tendency toward having a dry or crusty, cracked nose. Vizsla nose issues can range from a bit of dryness to full blown nasal hyperkeratosis. Of course, Vizsla NOSE BUTTER® deals with all ranges of dry nose problems. 

YOUR VIZSLA'S SENSE OF SMELL IS HIS CANINE SUPERPOWER

Since the 10th century, the Vizsla has been a ready, willing and able bird dog…ready to jump into cold water or tear through thicket and bramble to fetch the game or birds for his master. The Vizsla was known for his stellar scenting ability as well as his unique coloration, much like his grey cousin, the Weimaraner.

While your Vizsla may never SEE a game bird, let alone bring one to you, the info he gathers via his sense if smell is a big deal to him.

With one sniff he knows your neighbor ate a Double Whopper with onion rings in his car on the way home from work (cholesterol much?), that the teenager down the road is eating the pizza that was supposed to be for dinner and that the mail carrier dreads coming to your house. Yes, your Vizsla gathered all of this intel from one big sniff!

HAPPY, HEALTHY NOSE = HAPPY, HEALTHY VIZSLA

If your Vizsla has a dry, crusty nose that isn't gathering all the info as needed, he may lose some of his confidence or feel a bit off his game and out of the loop. By helping your dog have a moist, healthy nose NOSE BUTTER actually helps your dog stay secure and confident. NOSE BUTTER® keeps your dog’s NOSE in the KNOW!!

VIZSLA NOSE BUTTER® AVAILABLE IN TINS, TUBES & COMBOS

SHOP EVERYTHING BLISSFULLY VIZSLA HERE | COMBO KITS FEATURING NOSE/PAW/ELBO/BOO BOO BUTTER, RELAX AROMATHERAPY + SOAPS & SHAMPOOS

nose butter for dry dog noses

INGREDIENTS + INFO ON CHOOSING & USING NOSE BUTTER®

USING NOSE BUTTER®

HOW TO APPLY NOSE BUTTER

  • Complete tips, hints & directions brochure is included with every order
  • TIN Scoop a bit out with finger or spoon
  • TUBE Point away from dog's eyes
  • DAB on dog's nose
  • DISTRACT to keep them from licking it off (give treat, feed dinner, go for walk)
  • REPEAT 2-3x daily for 1-3 days or until nose improves
  • THEN USE AS NEEDED for maintenance (1-2x a week)
  • TIP: Use a spoon to scoop a bit out of tin and warm in your palm before application, if needed
  • TIP: Many dogs do not like being controlled tightly and will try to get away, apply FAST
  • TIP: Flat faced dogs especially don't like having their faces messed with, dab and go. Bribe liberally! 
  • TIP: Treats BEFORE, DURING & AFTER really works!
  • MORE TIPS HERE 

NOSE BUTTER® INGREDIENTS

NOSE BUTTER® is individually handcrafted here in far northern Minnesota by our dog obsessed team using the following all natural and organic good stuff.

  • Shea Butter
  • Cocoa Seed Butter
  • Almond Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Avocado Oil
  • Castor Oil
  • Beeswax
  • Olive Oil
  • Scented Formulation: Cedarwood, Cypress and Ylang Ylang Essential Oils
  • Or Unscented.
  • More info on ingredients here.

CHOOSING NOSE BUTTER®

WHICH NOSE BUTTER DOES YOUR DOG NEED?

 

NOSE BUTTER is the same formulation for all the dog breeds. The breed labels celebrate the incredible diversity among dog breeds and the people who love them. Don’t see your breed? Check out JUST A NOSE (label has uh, Just A Nose) and MIXED Breed Dog labels. Dogs come in all sizes, so we offer a variety of sizes of tins and tubes. 

 

WHICH IS BEST FOR YOUR AND YOUR DOG - TINS OR TUBES?

  • NOSE BUTTER® is same formula in tins and tubes, difference is only the container
  • TINS - better value per ounce
  • Screw top tin - better for hot climates
  • Slider top - better for those with grip issues
  • TUBES - ez to use
  • Tubes - no mess 
  • Tubes - great for travel
  • FYI: Tube is like a chapstick, glue stick or deodorant tube NOT a toothpaste tube

WHAT SIZE?

  • Toy dogs - lip balm sized tubes for tiny noses
  • Larger size better value per ounce
  • Larger sizes save on postage
  • Older dogs need more frequent applications
  • Some individual dogs need more frequent applications
  • Shelf life is 3 years when stored in dry, cool conditions

NASAL HYPERKERATOSIS INFO

NASAL HYPERKERATOSIS AKA CRUSTY CRUD, BARNACLE NOSE

 

Is your dog’s nose EXTREMELY dry? Does it look like barnacles are growing on it? Are there layers or chunks of crust that crack and bleed? If your dog’s nose could be described as  extremely dry, or looks like the BEFORE noses in the image above, it may be Nasal Hyperkeratosis. Rest assured, it is not caused by diet, genetics, playing in the dirt or anything you can control.

 

Nasodigital or Nasal Hyperkeratosis is an idiopathic condition, which means unknown cause ¯\(°_o)/¯ that is marked by the excessive formulation of nose crust that vets call keratin, (vet-speak for protein). It actually IS layers of skin tissue that has grown wild over on the nose. This condition isn't life-threatening and most veterinarians consider Nasal Hyperkeratosis cosmetic. But there are medical, cosmetic and mental health reasons that this dry nose condition can affect your dog's well being. It has to be uncomfortable for your dog. Your dog cannot breathe as easily. It’s unattractive, of course. 


Most importantly, your dog is not getting the scents and smells they ned to feel secure and confident. A healthy moist nose snags good smells that float by and provide your dog with info. A dry nose is not going to capture the info packed smells. This can lead to frustration and a lack of self confidence. Your dog knows info is out there, but he cannot get it. Like us looking for a gas station in a sketchy neighborhood with ZERO bars on our phone. MORE INFO HERE.

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