Summary definition: Reaction on the skin with itching and lesions caused by touching or ingesting plants, medicines or chemicals combined with sun exposure
Areas affected: Usually the head and depigmented areas (pink skin around nostrils and socks, etc.)
Season: Mainly spring/summer as levels of sunshine increase and photosensitising plants grow, but can occur all year round.
Symptoms: Itching, irritation, wounds, ulcerations.
Short-term care: Soothing and healing lotion/cream + change in diet or grazing area.
Indicative information - Does not replace consultation with a veterinarian