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    05-12-2013, 12:28 AM
Preventing Sun Burn??

My wife and I have a white Arab Appy mix with fair pink skin.. we are currently keeping her under a fly mask and a sheet.. Any other recommendations??
Luckily we live in Oregon so its only about a 3 month a year problem..
Thanks Greg
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    05-12-2013, 12:30 AM
We use sun block intended for baby's, brand etc... Changes by what's on sale.
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    05-12-2013, 12:45 AM
The fly mask is a good call. Appies with pink skin around the eyes are prone to vision problems.

If you're looking for a cream product, baby sunscreen, horse -formulated sunscreen, and plain old zinc oxide are good options.
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    05-12-2013, 12:57 AM
I use diaper rash ointment . The walgreens Brand works well. It has Zink oxide in it and works great
    05-12-2013, 01:50 PM
I use sunscreen. It works great!
    05-12-2013, 03:23 PM
If you want something that will last all day, you can't beat zinc oxide cream.
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    05-13-2013, 01:21 PM
Do be sure to use the above recommended sunscreens on her nose---that always seems to be the first place to get burned!

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