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Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help with this concern about Bailey.
Please give me a few minutes to type back a response for you. Deb
There are several methods by which you can try to remove this material from her feet/skin:
First rub vegetable oil into the tar, then wash with the Dawn that you've tried. Repeat several times.
Mineral oil can also be used but avoid paint thinners or anything similar.
You can also try to cut some of the tar off of the fur but take care that you don't cut her.
In most cases, the above will be successful although multiple applications are usually needed.
I hope this helps, Deb
That's correct; you don't want to use turpentine or anything similar since it can be corrosive. It may also be absorbed which wouldn't be a good thing either.
I'm just following up on Bailey. How are his feet? Deb