In Light Of Paw Injury Story:

Here is an article highlighted on MSN.com this morning. The police dogs in Germany are now required to be mindful of the closed-paw shoe policy.

Here is the article.

Don't forget to wipe off your dogs paws after a romp outside! The salt can irritate your dogs sensitive feet, and the pavement can tear them up. Watch out for glass on sidewalks. You know, all the typical stuff. Our animals were not built to walk on concrete. They evolved with us, not for us- so we should spend a little extra attention to our quadruped pals.