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my dog has dry lips and cracking what can i put on them

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hes a 7 year old black lab and shepard mix 130 lbs

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Age: 7; Male; Breed: black lab/shepard mix

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This is not normal. You can try using plain petroleum jelly on the lips to see if that helps.
However if it doesn't you should have the vet see your dog as this might be from a fungal or bacterial infection that will need prescription meds to help.
If by any chance you are using plastic food and water bowls you might want to swap to ceramid or stainless steel as sometimes this sort of problem can be from a reaction to the chemical in the plastic or bacteria that grow on the plastic bowls.
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