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We have a little Jack Russel/Beagle that we adopted who was shot prior to us getting her. We have to put a boot on her left rear paw whenever she's going to be walking on hard surfaces because when she walks she tends to slide her foot (knuckles down first). Her's work pretty well. You have to really strap them on kind of snug or they will slide off when she gets into running in grass and weeds. The inside is fleece and there is like a cuff that comes out the top that can snag on some things, but really they're not big deal. Now as far as using them in the water, I have no experience with that. I will try to find the name of them for you.
 

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A friend of mine had a lab that had tender feet. He always had to put the booties on. The key is to tape them over the velcro. You'll lose one here and there, but it's much cheaper than the vet bill for an infected foot or a hunt without being able to see your dog retrieve a pretty greenhead! Hope this helps.
 

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I used boots on my labs in South Texas and Louisiana for the same reason as well as chasing chuckker, quail, pheasant.....Note to self - tape the boots on. My dogs hated them and I can only assume because they don't get the same grip/traction with their pads, claws, webbed feet, etc. Ended up hunting shorter periods and letting their feet recover in between hunts. Here I am constantly checking their pads. Good luck.
 
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