Did you know that dogs are susceptible to sunburn just as much as humans are? Most people assume that just because dogs have long coats and fur they are exempt from the harmful rays of the sun. Well, there are partly right but also partly wrong.
Your doggo’s coat may help them manage it a bit better than the rest of us, but prolonged exposure is still a problem. This means that they are at risk of being sunburnt, especially in exposed areas like the nose, ears, and belly. Worse than that, they are also susceptible to the risk of serious health issues like hair loss, and even skin cancer. It is for this reason that you are always encouraged to use dog sunscreen.