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Protecting your dog's eyes is smart - check out Rex Specs dog sunglasses

Goggles for dogs are more than just cool - a dog's eyes need protection just like humans do

Dog goggles/sunglasses are a new acquaintance for many: some fall in love with their cool appearance and others may think in their minds that dogs have never needed goggles before. Rex Specs dog goggles however, has been developed for genuine needs.

A few years ago, Jesse and Aiden from the United States received a verdict from their veterinarian for both of their dogs: due to eye problems aggravated by sunlight, the alternative was either to reduce the time spent outside or to start using sunglasses on the dogs. One of the dogs was diagnosed with pannus, i.e. a chronic superficial inflammation of the cornea, which is triggered by UV radiation, and the other dog's light eye circles repeatedly got burned in the sun. Since there were no glasses that fit and were protective enough on the market at the time, they decided to create protective glasses that were suitable for the needs of dogs. Those that do not limit the dog's field of vision and stay on the head even in faster activities. This is how RexSpecs protective glasses were born, which thousands of dogs around the world already benefit from.

Dog sunglasses provide protection in many situations

In addition to preventing harmful UV radiation, the use of protective glasses has many other functions. They protect the eyes, e.g. from snow blindness, wind, dust, sand, mosquitoes and sharp branches and hay.

Rex Specs dog goggles benefit greatly from, for example:

  • working dogs (army, police, etc.)

  • dogs traveling on ATVs, convertibles, motorcycles, sleds or boats

  • dogs boating and spending time by the water

  • dogs moving in mountains and fells, especially in snowy conditions

  • Hunting dogs and other dogs that often move in thickets/reeds/meadows

  • dogs suffering from eye diseases (e.g. pannus / chronic keratitis, iris degeneration)

  • dogs recovering from eye injuries

  • dogs whose eyes are more susceptible to external harmful factors and damage due to the shape of the skull.

In the end, goggles may prove to be necessary for many dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors. An eye injury can happen in the blink of an eye, for example when a sharp blade of grass hits the eye, or it can develop insidiously over a longer period of time.

The deceitfulness of spring purchases

The need to protect the dog's eyes is emphasized by bright spring coats, because white snow increases the reflection of harmful UV radiation into the eyes. The danger is e.g. inflammation of the cornea, so-called snow blindness.

"Recently, we spent a sunny Easter vacation with our dog in the mountains of Norway, skiing, hiking and skiing. The white mountain slopes rising from the Arctic Ocean glistened in the spring sun, and the dog enjoyed the exercise at least as much as we did. However, that glow was not only positive. Buying goggles for the dog had crossed our mind before the trip, but yes missed it for some reason. Maybe they seemed a bit exaggerated at the time. In hindsight, we have realized that the glasses would definitely have been used on similar trips. Our dog has not been diagnosed with an eye disease, but we notice that his eyes are that have become more sensitive to bright light after spending time on white spring coats. UV radiation is strongly reflected from snow (or water), and it is practically impossible to function without sunglasses in the most challenging conditions. Protecting the dog's eyes in such conditions now seems completely obvious, both to prevent eye damage and to maintain the dog's normal vision. for movement."

So, for the sake of your dog and healthy years of adventure together, be wise rather than hindsight and protect your dog's eyes!

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