10. Help Fido with Petroleum Jelly
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A lot of preppers have a dog for companionship and protection. However, this comes with the added responsibility of keeping your dog in good health. Fortunately, there are several DIY home remedies that can assist you with this process, including the use of petroleum jelly. This common substance can be rubbed between a dogs toes during the winter to avoid ice formation. Additionally, petroleum jelly can be rubbed on top of minor cuts to help avoid contamination.