Can Dogs Get Sunburned?

Like humans, dogs' skin can burn from too much sun exposure.

Dogs Can Burn  

The nose, ears, belly, and groin are especially vulnerable. 

High-Risk Areas

Avoid being outside during peak sun hours. Seek shade.

Limit Midday Sun   

Apply dog-safe sunscreen to vulnerable areas before going out.

 Dog Sunscreen  

Have your dog wear a hat, shirt, or UV protecting gear outside.

Protective Gear   

 Redness, peeling, tenderness, and blisters may indicate sunburn.

Know the Signs 

 If you suspect sunburn, consult your vet, especially if there are blisters or lesions. 

 Seek Veterinary Care

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