10% off Sunscreens for pets in July
Apparently, Bognor is the sunniest town in the UK. But it’s not just us humans that can get sunburnt or get skin cancer as a result of too much unprotected exposure to the sun.
Cats and dogs with pink skin, especially on the ears and nose, can also get burnt and suffer from cancers such as squamous cell carcinoma. Every year we see several cats with this form of cancer on the ears which often necessitates surgical removal of the ears to save their lives.
Pets with pink areas of skin exposed to the sun should have sunscreen applied in the same way as humans if they are going out in the sun. But human sunscreens are not always safe to be used on pets. Zinc oxide (often used in human sunblocks) is toxic to dogs. The good news is that there are specific pet sunscreens available which are pet safe and effective.
At AlphaPet, we stock the Petkin sunscreen range of sprays, sticks and wipes and there is
10% off all these products during July. Pop in to AlphaPet and get your pet protected.