This protective and soothing balm is perfect for moisturizing noses and paws. The harshness of winter will dry those noses, this product will restore moisture. Year-round protection for paws is necessary if you think about it....wintertime exposes paws to the chemicals used to treat sidewalks and roads. And the hot pavement during summertime walks can damage pads! Soothe and comfort those noses and paws!