Blue skies and long, balmy days... summer has arrived! Keep your pets healthy, happy and safe during the warmer months, with our helpful advice.
Try and keep your pets out of the sun during the hottest part of the day – 11am to 3pm.
Aquariums and caged pets should never be left in direct sunlight. Shelter outdoor and caged pets from the sun, in a shady spot under a tree.
Animals with light-coloured noses and white hair are particularly susceptible to sunburn on their ears, noses, stomachs and testicles, and this makes them more prone to skin cancer. Apply a pet or infant sunscreen to vulnerable areas.
Always provide your pets with a constant supply of clean, cool water.
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