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Does Glass Block The Sun Damage For You And Your Pup?
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A bright sun light is always welcome to all. Like humans, dogs love the warmth of the sun on their skin. On sunny days you will find your dog like my pup, lounging and napping in the sunlight for hours. You might think the glass protects them from the sun damage. Many times people tell me my dog doesn’t need protection he/she is inside. I decided to research this topic to find out if humans and dogs are truly safe from the sun damage by the window and how much protection we receive from glass windows, if any. Types...
The Safest Sunscreen for Dogs
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You wouldn’t head out for a day of fun in the sun without slathering yourself and the kids in sunscreen, but what about our four-legged, furry friends? In addition to providing our dogs with UPF50 clothing, proper shade, and hydration on sunny days, sunscreen should be part of your warm-weather care routine. Can Dogs Get Sunburned? Yes, just like us, our doges can get burned from sun exposure. Millie Rosales DVM, DACVD, of Miami Veterinary Dermatology, says that a sunburned dog can suffer from red, inflamed skin that becomes irritated and painful. Sunburns on dogs can also lead to hair...
Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog
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With Summer comes outdoor activities and fun times. Of course, our pups are family members and that means they will be spending a good amount of time outside, hiking, barbequing, boating, swimming and picnicking. Even at home, dogs love to lay in the sun. You are very likely protecting yourself and your human family members but what about your dog? UV rays are harmful to dogs as they are to humans. With some dogs, you may notice that the sun, not just the heat, is causing your dog serious discomfort. Some dogs are more susceptible to getting burned by the sun....