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Blister Prevention Tips

Posted by Mark Denton on

Nothing can ruin a hike quite like a good (or bad depending on your point of view) blister. So here are some tips to help prevent them before you have a big throbbing ball on you foot (provided you have well fitted footwear). 1. Massage: Give your dogs a good rub down the day before a hike to increase circulation and help prevent hot spots which lead to blisters 2. Moisturize: May sound a little strange, but keeping your feet moisturized means they will be smooth and rub less.   3. Use Lubricant: There are products designed to prevent rubbing, they come in a small...

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