Many pet parents may not realize this, but the ground your dog is walking on could be exceedingly hot for them.
And to answer your question, yes, your dog can wear dog boots in the summer.
Dogs are highly susceptible to being sunburned just as much as humans are.
It is for this reason that many veterinarians and dog experts recommend that you should use sunscreen on your pets. And before you ask, yes, dogs also have their own line of sunscreen!
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.
Did you know that dogs are just as much at risk of getting skin cancer as we are? Seriously! Most of them are strongly susceptible to skin damage from sunburns, but not many people think that. And with the temperatures steadily rising, as we get closer to the spring/summer seasons, this can also mean more visits to the veterinarian if we are not careful.
Dog paw balm is just as effective as dog boots in that they essentially create a barrier between your canine’s paws and the ground. This acts as a good preventative measure that protects them from the risk of injury, regardless of the surface area.
Has your dog been hurt before and you've found yourself rushing them to your vet for urgent medical care? If the answer is yes, then you definitely know how important first aid can be, when trying to save your pet’s life. But, if the answer is no, then you can consider yourself lucky and see […]
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.
Do you remember back in the day when you were a child and used to lie down on the floor on those hot summer days because it felt cool and relaxing? Nobody? Just me? That’s awkward. Anyway, my point is that if you have a pooch, chances are they probably do the same thing. Since […]
Are you a new pet parent and just recently adopted a pooch? If you are, then it’s only natural you may be feeling both excited and nervous about taking care of the little one. While there are many things that you need to do to keep them fit and healthy, there is one crucial thing […]
During the hot humid summer days, there is no question that a delicious popsicle is just the perfect treat to help you beat the heat. It’s tasty, it cools you down and it’s so nostalgic that it make you feel like a kid again. But if there is one question that enters the mind of every pet owner, especially during the humid season is, can I give my dog popsicles too?
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