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How to prevent dogs from slipping on floors

Our dogs may slide in the house

If you have ever noticed that your dog sliding or slipping on floors at home? Then I think you may need to consider taking some measures but being no panic at well. Normally most lovely dogs may slide or slip on some shiny laminate, tile, hardwood floors, and so on… Although that is a common pet response to the surfaces that those paws just were not designed for. At the same time, the nails on the lovely pet may not flex or even grip those hard surfaces in the same way which they may carpeting or grip on some grass and soil, etc…

However, although it is normal for the floor for being that shiny performance for your furry dog, and some other reasons like your dog might have underlying issues, very dry dog paw pads, or ligament and joint pain, which may make your dog has a hard time up to some points.

How to prevent dogs from slipping on floors

Our dogs may get hurt because of the slipping on floors 

Sometimes, that may lead to some injuries ranging from bruises to broken or even may damage the bones if that comes with dogs to slide or slip. When an adult or a younger dog may seem okay with the slipping all over the floors in the house, but it may become an older or a special dog may have to suffer from a potential condition or just be at the higher risk of getting injuries as a result of their own practical situations. Have you ever thought about that?

Therefore, that could be great if you can do something to prevent your dog from sliding around wherever and whenever possible. How do you think?

We need to prevent our dog from slipping on floors

First of all, one of the perfect ways to prevent our dogs from sliding on the floors should be keeping them in a good shape physically you know? That is true that some other solutions do exist, which you may want to consider if it’s possible. Here are some useful solutions that work for my cute husky of preventing slipping on the floors, such as the anti-slip paw pads for dogs should be the simplest household solutions to us all.

How to prevent dogs from slipping on floors

Paw protection from slipping on floors

We can try the paw wax to prevent slipping on floors. We can see that the dog paws were designed to help them to grip especially, however, if the dog paw pads become dry or even cracked then they may become very struggle every time when need to walk or something else dog paw pads being used. So, one of the effective starting should be investing in paw wax for slippery floors if you want. Or you can just DIY anti-slip paw wax if you are that creative, which should be designed to soothe and also help to fix the cracked paw pads up to some points.

At the same time, that is important to come in the right size and made of organic, natural ingredients when you dealing with the paw wax for traction for your beloved furry friend. And you could have a conversation with your veterinarian first to know your dog better before you take the solutions with dog paw wax traction. 

Dog toe protection for slipping floors

The dog toenail grips can be our second solution you know? Usually, that was known as the toe grips we have to seem before. The dog toenail grips normally go with the non-slip feature which may fit over our dog’s toenails. Because they allow our dogs to grip while flexing the dog nails like something can not do on some hard surfaces sometimes.

Speaking of which, the dog hair and dog nails trimming can play an important role as well. Just imagine that you were trying to walk around the house with some fuzzy socks on, which may not that easy to stop yourself from slipping, right? You can try to keep your dog’s paw’s hair be trimmed short, then you may help for preventing your dog from sliding a lot from slipping floors. Same with those dog nails if you can imagine about that. A dog’s nails ought to be kept to a healthy length to ensure his positioning and posture are correct when he uses his nails to grip properly. Maybe you can try a professional nail grinder on hand to let your beloved dog stay safe when trimming.

How to prevent dogs from slipping on floors

Dog shoes and socks for slipping on floors

There is no doubt that the dog socks to prevent slipping can be useful same as the dog shoes for slippery floors if you ever tried. If you are a cute things lover, you will absolutely love this because this would make your dog look very cute than ever. After then, the anti-slip dog shoes and the no-slip dog socks could be very helpful for your dog to stop slipping on floors. Normally, they were designed with non-slip pads, or even with the secure hook-and-loop to fasten, which may keep your beloved dog from slipping indoors.

Or if you like to get something for your dog which also could use outdoors as well, then you can try some dog booties for slippery floors, which are usually made from durable thermoplastic, and also reinforced with some soft materials, which help to provide some extra stability up to some points.

Household solutions like the anti-slip treads mats

If your dog does hate wearing something like socks, boots, or something else like that, then you may want to do some solutions else to protect him or her from slipping on floors.

The non-slip dog mats should be a great option we can think about, right? Because that should be one of the easiest ways to give your dog a hand with navigating some smooth surfaces, you just need to place the anti-slip mat for dogs around the house, particularly on slipping floors or staircases without carpets on. Anyway, you may want to ensure those dog non-slip mats or dog-friendly carpet runners carpets are with non-slip backings before allowing your beloved dog to get loose on them.

One of my husky’s favorite indoor non-slip treads mats should be the LOOBANI non-slip floor mats for dogs, which you just simply need to place in your dog’s favorite napping spot, same as the near spots to his food bowls. That was super helpful for him to keep the legs stable on the slippery wooden floors. You can use the non-slip dog kennel mats or the non-slip mat for the dog bed if you want, which are totally great for all these.

Apart from that, the LOOBANI non-slip floor mat for dogs is not only available for all dogs, but also good for the other pets that we may keep at home. And you can tell from its description about how thin is it, non-toxic materials, and free-cutting of the shapes you want. You do not have to worry about if it would move by the pets easily if you keep a pet who loves to move about the house all the time. The strong self-adhesive does play a very effective role in the dog dish non-slip mat I have ever tried with LOOBANI.

This could be a very useful solution for dog owners with older dogs who could be more at risk of hurting themselves on some slipping floors. How do you think of this?

How to prevent dogs from slipping on floors

Final note

How to prevent slipping for slipping floors is mostly depends on the personal situation of different dogs and the owner. Maybe you want to get a non-slip bath mat for dogs, a non-slip car mat for dogs, or non-slip window mat for dogs, etc… What we mentioned in this article is just part of those effective solutions we can reach in our daily life, and we do hope you all can get the perfect solution to prevent dogs from slipping floors as soon as possible. We will be very glad that if this inspires you with anything. Good luck to you all!

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