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Malin & Gotez SPF 30 High Protection

Owning a dog means you spend a lot of time outdoors which means your skincare should contain some form of you need SPF to help keep you protected, especially during the summer months. Striving towards more sustainable formulation practices, New York apothecary (MALIN+GOETZ) combines trusted, natural ingredients with advanced technology – uncomplicated and luxurious.
This residue-free moisturising sunscreen synthesizes soothing allantoin and willow herb extract to gently, but effectively calm redness and irritation associated with sun exposure. Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive.

Malin & Gotez SPF 30 High Protection | £32

Aesop Protective Lip Balm SPF 30

This hydrating balm enhanced with UVA and UVB filters helps to shield lips from the sun's damaging rays, while botanical oils soften, hydrate and nourish. It’s a must have for any dog owner to keep in their walking bag for long summer adventures.

Aesop Protective Lip Balm SPF 30 | £13

Ultra Sun SPF 25 Hand Cream

Even during the summer months, are hands need protection and nourishments. As dog owners our hands are subject to all types of different weather and environments when out on our daily walks. Ultrasun’s fast-absorbing formula is designed to hydrate hands and offer sun protection all in one. Ideal for sensitive skin, you can keep one of these creams handy in your bag and one back home that's extra moisture and SPF 25 whenever you need it!

Ultra Sun SPF 25 Hand Cream | £18

Neal’s Yard Remedies Citronella Formula

Summer time also means the return of insects such as mosquitos, wasps and let’s not forget fleas and ticks. It’s important to make sure your protected as well when heading out for your walks. This cooling sun spray from Neal’s Yard has a citrusy blend of cooling witch hazel, relaxing lavender, and organic citronella essential oils perfect for helping to keep away summer bugs.

Neal’s Yard Remedies Citronella Formula | £9.50

Rowse Organic Lavender Water

We tend to keep the travel bottle of this Rowse organic lavender water in our walking bag during the warmer months as its great for helping to refresh and cool irritated summer skin. Steam distilled from fresh Lavender flowers, this slightly scented hydrating mist soothes, calms and helps relieve inflammation and irritated skin.

Rowse Organic Lavender Water | £18


During the longer summer days, we tend to spend more time outside, which can lead to our skin feeling sensitive especially if exposed to long periods in the sun. This fresh, lightweight oil is a soothing treatment to gently nourish and protect sensitive and delicate skin. Rich in vitamins, anti-inflammatories and essential acids, this restorative blend soothes, strengthens and conditions skin, perfect after a post dog walk bath.
Without the use of essential oils, this blend has a gently botanical scent promoting harmony without irritation.


Dog Owners Guide | Summer Skin Care