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Archive for the ‘Common Dog Allergies.’ Category


Gluten Allergy Symptoms.

You or someone you know may have an intolerance to gluten. Like you, your dog can also have the same intolerance. It does not matter if your dog has been fed the same food for as long as you can remember, he may still develop an allergy and the resulting intolerance over time. Some of […]

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Inhalant Allergy.

An inhalant allergy in your dog, also known as atopy is an allergy to something that your dog inhales.  Dogs can be affected by some of the same allergens as humans, including pollen (grass, trees, weeds), molds, mildew or dust mites. When a dog has an inhalant allergy, he may react by becoming severely itchy.  […]

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Food Allergy.

A food allergy can cause a lot of symptoms that can be mistaken for other health problems, including a rash, itchiness, lesions, dermatitis, bald patches, mange, hair loss and red, oozing sores. While all of these symptoms can be very alarming to a dog owner, the dog in the meantime, is dealing with a great […]

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Contact Allergy.

Dogs can develop various types of allergies, and one of these types of allergies is a contact allergy. A contact allergy can occur when your dog seems to develop sensitivity to something almost overnight. Basically, a contact allergy can be from anything that comes in contact with your dog and causes a reaction. There are […]

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Bacterial Allergy.

There are five main types of allergy that your dog can suffer from.  These include:  Flea Allergies, Inhalant Allergies, Food Allergies, Contact Allergies and Bacterial Allergies. While most allergies can be treated by removing or eliminating the source of the irritant, bacterial allergies are a little bit more complex. A dog has natural bacteria which […]

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Flea Allergy.

One of the most common allergies that dogs can suffer from is flea allergy dermatitis.  It is directly caused by the saliva of the flea when it bites the dog’s skin.  The irritation that develops on the dog’s skin with the repeated flea bites can also lead to secondary infections. Just because your dog has […]

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Common Dog Allergies.

It has long been suggested that a “dog is man’s best friend “if you are a dog owner you will be very aware at how compassionate and affectionate they can become and can very much be part of any family. Therefore a certain amount of responsibility falls to us in respect of the dogs care […]

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