Don’t forget sunblock…for you and your dogs

July 19, 2013

 caity and lucyScorching heat everywhere. Water. Water. Water. Stay hydrated. This was first reinforced for me when I was collecting my thesis data in Tucson, Arizona one summer and saw one patient after another come in with heat exhaustion.

And don’t forget the sunblock. Not just for you but for your furry family members, too. Turns out they need sunblock on their paws and sunscreen on nose, ears, anything ‘pink’–like belly. Use children’s and avoid paba in case your dog likes to lick.

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