Bag Balm Cures ‘Old Man Elbows’

Dogs can develop calluses on their elbows and other areas of the body, just like people get them on their feet or hands. If you see gray, bare spots on your dog's elbow, those are calluses. As the dog's elbow rubs on hard surfaces, hairs break off and the skin underneath becomes scabby or scaly looking. The fur around it may also be a rust-brown color from the dog's saliva if he licks at it frequently. At our house we call these calluses "old man elbow." They can be prevented and treated. (more…)