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NOSE BUTTER® is an uber-moisturizer made of ingredients that soak into your dog's nose using a layered effect. First the smaller molecules are absorbed, then the ingredients with medium molecules melt in and then the larger molecules bring up the rear to act as a protective barrier (while still being light enough to allow the nose leather skin to breathe). Bill Nye has nothing on us!

This listing is for one ounce (1 oz) of The ORIGINAL DOG NOSE BUTTER® with our Just A Nose label. Yes, it is all the same good stuff inside - the labels are just for fun for fun! And to satisfy my obsessive need for looking at dog faces all day...

Many dogs, purebred and mixed breeds, have dry or crusty noses. While The Blissful Dog offers over 90 dog breed labels we honor our mixed breed buddies (or homes with multiple breed of dogs) with our Just A Nose label. Of course, NOSE BUTTER® is the same recipe, the labels are just for fun and to share my love of dogs and all their varieties with YOU.


Probably not food, dirt, bad genetics or anything you did or didn't do that you should have (did that make sense?). While your dog may have a bit of regular dryness on their nose (which NOSE BUTTER® will take care of easily), if it is more of a crust or looks like an oyster shell or tree root, your dog may have Nasal Hyperkeratosis aka crusty nose crud.

Nasal Hyperkeratosis is an idiopathic condition (scientific jargon for they don't have a clue where it comes from ¯\(°_o)/¯ ) that results in a protein or keratin overgrowth (keratin-more jargon) on a dog's nose and/or paw pads. This protein overgrowth is often seen in older dogs, dogs with certain illnesses or on some medications. Plus, certain breeds or breed types (mixed breed dogs get this too) seem to have a genetic predisposition to the condition. Bully breeds, flat-faced dogs, toy breeds, the mastiff types and anything with a chunky body type seems to be more likely to have this condition.

A moist dog nose acts as a scent gathering flypaper, perfect for catching scent particles that give our dog's info. If your dog's nose is dried out, they will lick it, in the vain attempt to get the moist barrier that captures the nose news. Just like us licking chapped lips, it creates an even drier nose.

Now you know what it IS, let's chat about what will get rid of it and keep it at bay...NOSE BUTTER®!

THE ORIGINAL & TRADEMARKED NOSE BUTTER® dry dog nose treatment, is handcrafted by my team and I right here in far northern Minnesota using organic shea butter, organic avocado oil, organic castor oil, organic almond oil, organic coconut oil, organic beeswax, organic cocoa seed butter, organic olive oil, a little dash of essential oils and a LOT of LOVE.

LIGHTLY SCENTED: Original formula NOSE BUTTER® has a bit of aromatherapy oils (Cedarwood to lessen stress, Cypress for to help ground and balance, and Ylang Ylang for a bit of a lift and joy). Most people do not even smell the oils at all, unless you have a sensitive nose, the subtle scent may be detectable.



Tin – Dab a bit, appropriate for their size nose, across the top of the nose
Tube – Point away from eyes and swipe across nose
Apply 2-3x a day for 2-3 days until nose is smooth
Then use as needed for maintenance (1-3x weekly on average)


NOSE BUTTER will not harm your dog if they lick any off (or eat the whole tin-it has happened!), but we want it to soak in and get its job done. To keep your dog from licking NOSE BUTTER off try the following:

Give a cookie or treat before and after application (added benefit – they soon associate NOSE BUTTER with yummy treats)
Feed dinner (extra yummy)
Play a game
Go for a walk


Apply 2-3x a day for 2-3 days
Test crusty area with tissue
If crust crumbles off drop back to maintenance application
If crust does not easily crumble off continue application 2-3x a day for 2-3 more days
Repeat test
Then use as needed for maintenance (may be daily for senior or compromised dogs)


NOSE BUTTER in the tin and the tube is same product, just different containers
NOSE BUTTER will do no harm if your dog licks some and swallows it (or eats the whole tin)
The new nose leather underneath may be lighter in color when crust comes off


Many dogs loathe being controlled, held tightly or messed with in any way. Flat-faced dogs often stress a bit more because their breathing is already compromised, so they instinctively try to prevent having their noses covered. Be FAST in applying NOSE BUTTER and they will not struggle as much.


Gently tap NOSE BUTTER onto their nose while they are sleeping. If your dog wakes up, act casual, like you did not do anything
Give a treat that is gooey with a stronger smell (goat cheese, bit of peanut butter, tuna) with one hand and quickly dab NOSE BUTTER on with the other hand

NOSE BUTTER® and The Blissful Dog® Inc. are registered TRADEMARKS and the usage of these trademarked names is prohibited by federal regulation.


Rave reviews are the best testimonial that our products really DO work we can share with you. Here are just a very few of the hundreds we have received.

Dogue de Bordeaux Nose Butter Review - I just wanted to say how delighted I am with your products for my boy Logan. The packaging is delightful and it was shipped promptly over to England without a problem. But most importantly the Nose Butter has restored his nose to be lovely and soft and the RELAX oil is really calming. He has had some anxiety lately after a car accident and his aromatherapy massages are really calming! Thank you –Kate M. and Logan xx

Help for Hyperkeratosis- Consider me a Nose Butter evangelist! I am sharing this with all of my contacts. Two vets offered little to no help for the Hyperkeratosis on my Heeler’s nose. It had expanded to cover her entire nose. This is the transformation we have seen using Nose Butter twice a day for one week! –Amanda

Delighted Cavalier Mom in Australia - Oh. My. Goodness. I was absolutely not expecting anything to fix my poor Jasper’s nose, but after 2 days, all the crusty scabby yuck fell off (gross) and he is now sporting a brand new shiny nose. Thank you SO much. Best product EVER!! –A.S. in Australia

Happy Boxer Mom - Hello! I just wanted to thank you for your amazing nose butter! My boxer has had a really bad cracked and crusted nose. I looked up what I should do and came upon your website. I ordered the tube for boxers…and within three days his nose was back to normal! Thank you so much! –Amy

Delighted Pug Lover - I just wanted to say thank you for making this product! I have tried everything for my pugs dry cracked yucky nose and nothing ever worked. I have only applied the product twice and the difference is absolutely amazing. Her nose looks so much better in just one day. I can’t wait to see it after a week! So thank you again for this product, you have made my dog beautiful again!!! I’ll definitely be recommending this to everyone I know and I’m sure ill be buying more. –S.B.
Kathy Dannel Vitcak

The ORIGINAL Dog NOSE BUTTER® Organic Moisturizing Balm for Crusty Cracked Dry Dog Noses 1 oz. Tin with Just A Nose Label in Gift Bag

$7.95 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: organic shea butter, organic avocado oil, organic beeswax, organic almond oil, organic coconut oil, organic cocoa seed oil, organic castor oil, organic olive oil, dash of essential oils
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from Minnesota, United States
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