I am wondering about doggie sunscreen.

I am going on vacation and we walk most of…

I am wondering about doggie sunscreen.

I am going on vacation and we walk most of the day on pavement. My dog has a pink barely hairy belly and seems to get sunburn by the end of our trip. I looked for sunscreen and couldn’t find any. Is their something else I could use to help protect her? Maybe baby sunscreen or something natural?

Thanks for any advise.

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7 years ago

Hi Danielle,What a great question! I found this article that may be of some help to you. http://vetmedicine.about.com/od/diseasesandconditions/qt/petsunscreens.htm Basically, it says that sunscreen is great for dogs with thin hair or exposed skin–they can get sunburn, too! Be careful about finding a sunscreen that will not be toxic to your dog–they can ingest the lotion if they lick–and what dog isn’t going to at least try some of that stuff! I noticed you said that you walk on pavement. Be very careful, because if your dog can get a burn from the radiant heat from the asphalt, imagine how that… Read more »