This special oil was developed in Germany in the mid-1900�s. It does not contain any petrochemicals. A great product for grooming and skin-care of all animals - small dogs or cats to horses. Simply rub in a few drops to soothe and soften. Especially suitable for paws, ears, tail, and hide. Especially useful for soothing the paws of hard-working dogs. Use where hair is rubbed or worn off.