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The Safest Sunscreen for Dogs

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The Safest Sunscreen for Dogs

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...

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Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog

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Beat the Heat and Sunburn on your Dog

  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....

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