Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate-All about summer pet care.
Part of what makes summer enjoyable and fun is sharing it in a variety of ways with our beloved companions, whether traveling, going to the beach, swimming and playing games in the family pool or playing outdoor games of throw and catch.
What is not widely known is that dogs are prone to sun-related skin cancer. Believe it or not, the family dog needs protection from sun and heat all summer long!
According to Dr. Horvath-Ungerboeck, a veterinary dermatologist from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, animals like dogs that enjoy lying on their backs and exposing their bellies to the sun are particularly susceptible to sunburn.
Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News