Why You Need to Think About Sun Protection for Your Dogs – Rex Specs

This article was originally posted on Long Haul Trekkers. I never thought much about sun protection for dogs until we were in a teeny, tiny village on the Chile/Bolivia border preparing to pedal across the Salares de Coipasa and Uyuni. Everything we read about the salt flats stressed the importance of sun protection for ourselves, given the high altitude (nearly 12,000 feet) and the stark white surface that reflects the sun straight into your face. This made me wonder, if we need to be super conscious of protecting our own bodies from the sun, what about Sora? I did a bit of research and was surprised to learn that dogs also require sun protection. Dogs with light eyes, like Sora, are susceptible to eye conditions like pannus, which occurs as a result of ultraviolet (UV) light damage to the side of

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