XOLOITZCUINTLI NOSE BUTTER



Xoloitzcuintli

XOLOITZCUINTLI NOSE BUTTER® ALL NATURAL MOISTURIZER FOR YOUR XOLO'S NOSE AND SKIN

You know your dog is a show-stopper. Everywhere you go, you are asked, “What kind of dog is THAT?” and other questions I won’t dignify with repeating. NOSE BUTTER® will keep you from having to answer, “What’s on your dog’s nose?” NOSE BUTTER® will not clog pores and is quickly absorbed, making is a great all-over moisturizer for your Xoloitzcuintli. 

NOSE BUTTER® FOR YOUR XOLOITZCUINTLI

NOSE BUTTER® is basically a super-duper moisturizer with a variety of ingredients that revitalize your dog’s nose with layers of hydrating moisture. We use all natural and organic cosmetic sources for our ingredients and I proudly share, I use it on myself from head to toe! 

The lightly scented formulation has a teeny bit of Cedarwood, for grounding, Cypress, for connection to earth, and Ylang Ylang for stress relief and happiness. We use just a bit of these oils for the energetic benefits, rather than the smell, which is very light. But, we DO honor the need for an UNSCENTED NOSE BUTTER®. So, you can choose Lightly Scented or Unscented NOSE BUTTER® for your Xoli.

XOLOITZCUINTLI HISTORY

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The Xolo is one of the world’s oldest and most unusual breeds, with proven history that spans back over 3000 years. Artifacts and clay pottery depicting the Xolo have been found in the tombs of Colima, Mayan and Aztec Indians. These ancient dogs were greatly admired for their intelligence and loyalty and many believed they had the ability to cure a variety of ailments.

It is believed the ancestors of the Aztec Indians brought these hairless dogs with them when they immigrated into Mexico from Asia (via Alaska and North America). They were not only beloved pets, but were said to be occasionally eaten and sacrificed. Life was different back then!

The Aztecs named the breed after their God of lightning and death, Xolotl. “Xolotl” combined with the word for dog, “itzcuintli” to form the name Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced ‘Show-low-eet-squint-lee’). HEAR IT HERE. These dogs, and clay figurines of the dogs, were often buried with their masters, as it was believed the loyal dogs could help the soul navigate the underworld. 

XOLOITZCUINTLI NOSE BUTTER® AVAILABLE IN TINS AND TUBES

NOSE BUTTER® IN TINS
  • 1 OZ TIN 8.95
  • 2 OZ TIN 13.95
  • 4 OZ TIN 19.95
  • 8 OZ TIN 29.95
  • 16 OZ TIN 59.95

NOSE BUTTER® IN TUBES

  • .15 OZ TUBE 4.45
  • 3-PACK .15 OZ TUBES 9.95
  • .50 OZ TUBE 6.95

 

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INGREDIENTS + INFO ON CHOOSING & USING NOSE BUTTER®

  • QUICK TIPS ON HOW TO APPLY NOSE BUTTER FROM TIN AND TUBE


    Lots of dogs love NOSE BUTTER time and sit quietly for their daily dab. Others…don’t. Just like some people love a foot massage and others don’t. Give lots of treats before, during and after NOSE BUTTER application and your dog will grow to tolerate the process.

    1. TIN Open tin and scoop a bit out with finger or spoon
    2. TUBE Open tube and point away from dog's eyes
    3. DAB on dog's nose
    4. DISTRACT to keep them from licking it off (give treat, feed dinner)
    5. REPEAT 2-3x daily for 1-3 days or until nose improves
    6. THEN USE AS NEEDED for maintenance (1-2x a week)
    7. TIP: Use a spoon to scoop a bit out of tin and warm in your palm before application, if needed
    8. TIP: Many dogs do not like being controlled tightly and will try to get away, apply FAST
    9. TIP: Flat faced dogs especially don't like having their faces messed with, dab and go. Bribe liberally!
  • QUICK TIPS FOR CHOOSING WHICH NOSE BUTTER


    We offer a variety of sizes of products because DOGS come in all sizes. The breed labels on NOSE BUTTER are just for fun! Pug NOSE BUTTER® is the same as Leonberger NOSE BUTTER®.

    TINS OR TUBES?

    1. TINS Better value per ounce
    2. Tin is re-usable (get your craft game on)
    3. Screw top is better for hot climates
    4. Slider top better for those with grip issues
    5. TUBES ez to use
    6. Tubes are no mess as you don't touch product
    7. Tubes are great for travel

    FYI: Tube is like a chapstick, glue stick or deodorant tube NOT a toothpaste tube

    WHAT SIZE TO GET

    1. Larger sizes = Better value per ounce
    2. Larger sizes save on postage
    3. Older dogs need more frequent applications
    4. Some individual dogs need more frequent applications
    5. Nose dryness is a condition, it can be kept under control with regular application, but not CURED
  • NOSE BUTTER® INGREDIENTS ALL NATURAL GOOD STUFF QUICK LIST 
    1. Each and every item we sell is individually handcrafted right here in far northern Minnesota by a member of my team and me (Kathy)
    2. SHEA BUTTER is known for its ability to moisturize skin and to help retain the elasticity of skin. Shea butter has also been known to help protect the skin against the damaging effects of the sun while repairing cellular degeneration. Our shea butter is refined and deodorized without the use of harsh chemicals, allowing the shea butter to keep its amazing healing properties.
    3. COCOA SEED BUTTER softens at body temperature and adds a rich, creamy, thick consistency to our butters. Note: There is none of the active ingredient in dark chocolate in the Cocoa Seed Butter we use. So, no harm to your precious dog!
    4. ALMOND OIL is best known for its ability to soften, soothe, and re-condition the skin. It made from raw almond kernels and exceptionally rich in fatty acids.
    5. AVOCADO OIL is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D and E, plus, avocados can provide skin with deep moisture. The avocado oil penetrates the skin but is also thick enough to serve as a protective barrier.
    6. COCONUT OIL is a renowned general moisturizing oil and serves as a protective layer, helping to retain the moisture in your skin. It is great for inflamed and irritated skin, and those with skin sensitivities.
    7. CASTOR OIL is a hard, shiny oil that acts as a “barrier agent and protective medium against harsh conditions and extremes.” Note: There is none of the properties of the ricin that has been in the news (and Breaking Bad). The process that makes it oil eliminates that possibility.
    8. BEESWAX is a wonderful substance secreted by worker honeybees. Beeswax has a higher melting temperature, so it helps the various butters keep their shape and ship better
    9. OLIVE OIL plumps and moisturizes nose tissue with a combo of vitamin E and A. Dry, itchy skin is also often relieved by using olive oil.
    10. ESSENTIAL OILS We use a light dash of essential oils in the lightly scented version, more for the energetic properties rather than the scent, as we respect our dog’s sensitive sense of smell. The oils used are; Cedarwood for grounding, Cypress for connection to the earth and Ylang Ylang for stress reduction and happiness.
    11. SAFE FOR YOUR DOGS AND OURS My very un-legally worded official disclaimer: If you Google a bit you'll find histrionic website articles about "fill in the blank with virtually anything" being bad for you, your dog, the environment and baby unicorns. It's the nature of the world we live in. There are NO active ingredients in our products. NOSE BUTTER won't hurt your dog if they lick some off or each the whole tin. That said, they don't need the calories or all that concentrated fat, so put it away!
    12. Of course, there is the very slight possibility of an individual dog having an individual reaction to an individual ingredient. If your dog has any symptoms of irritation etc. after using any of our products, stop using them.

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