Dog Sunburn: 10 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe In The Harsh Sun

by Dog Health Tips: Pet Care
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Published: 5 months ago
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Who does not enjoy the warm sunny Summer days? Most of us love to go on road trips, beaches, boating, swimming, hiking, barbecuing, and so many other outdoor activities during this period. You take several precautions to keep your skin safe from the excessive heat of the sun, but unfortunately you may forget that your lovely furry friends also need protection from the harsh sun. Your dog may get sunburned. Mostly, white dogs, light-colored dogs, dogs with thinning hair, and hairless dogs become the victim of sunburn. And the most susceptible areas are: nose, ears, around the eyes, belly, and the areas with thin fur or no fur at all. Besides, UV rays may cause skin cancer and excessive heat may cause strokes. So, here are 10 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe In The Harsh Sun. Follow the tips to ensure a healthy environment for your lovely dog.

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Avoid walking with your dog in the sun when it is too hot.

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Don’t leave your dog in a hot car.

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Try to provide some shade if possible.

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Manage sun protective clothing for your dog.

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Be careful about the haircut because the shorter the hair, the riskier it is.

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Protect your dog from parasites such as ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas.

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Always try to keep your dog's paws cool.

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Ensure fresh drinking water for your furry beloved.

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Give your dog a swimming pool depending on its weight and size.

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Check your dog’s weight on a regular basis to avoid any health issues.

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Use a non-toxic sunscreen made for dogs after consulting with a veterinarian. And never use human sunscreen.

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