Dog allergies

  • Dogs And Allergies: What You Need To Know

    Dogs And Allergies: What You Need To Know

    Caring for a dog with allergies

  • My Dog Vomits Every Few Weeks – Is That Normal?

    My Dog Vomits Every Few Weeks – Is That Normal?

    My dog vomits every few weeks — is this normal?

  • Can You Die Of A Dog Allergy?

    Can You Die Of A Dog Allergy?

    A woman was recently kicked off of an airplane after saying she was deathly allergic to two dogs on the flight. Can a dog allergy actually be deadly?

  • Ear Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, And Prevention

    Ear Infections In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, And Prevention

    Ear infections are one of the most common medical issues seen in dogs, and they can present symptoms that are concerning. Here's what you should know.

  • Does Your Dog Suffer From Allergies?

    Does Your Dog Suffer From Allergies?

    Caring for an allergic dog.

  • Could Your Dog Have Food Allergies And You Don’t Even Know It?

    Could Your Dog Have Food Allergies And You Don’t Even Know It?

    Does your dog fidget and scratch at night? That's not normal dog behavior. It could be a symptom that your dog has food allergies.

  • 8 Natural Remedies For Dogs With Seasonal Allergies

    8 Natural Remedies For Dogs With Seasonal Allergies

    If your dog suffers seasonal allergies and you want to use natural remedies instead of steroids or medications, there are several options available that can help your pup.

  • Dog’s Hot Spots?

    Dog’s Hot Spots?

    I'm tired of running to the vet every time my dog develops a hot spot. Can't I just take care of it myself?

  • Dogs Get Hay Fever Too

    Dogs Get Hay Fever Too

    Many people dread the coming of spring. Though the new plant and flower growth can be quite lovely, they’re also loaded with pollen, a leading cause of distress to those people who suffer from hay fever–and dogs, who may be stricken with canine atopy, a predisposition to develop allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen. […]

  • Dog allergy causes

    Dog allergy causes

    Question: What are the usual causes of allergies in dogs? Answer: In dogs, hypersensitive reactions are most often the result of inhaling proteins from substances such as pollen, dust, mold, tobacco smoke, cleaning agents, and aromas such as perfumes or the smell of formaldehyde from new rugs and furniture. Dogs may also be allergic to: […]

  • Stop dog licking?

    Stop dog licking?

    Question: My dog licks everything — furniture, clothes and me! How do I get her to stop? Answer: The first step in solving any behavior problem is to make an appointment with your veterinarian; it’s possible your dog is struggling with an unseen health issue. A dog who is constantly licking may just need something […]

  • Causes of Dog Allergies

    Causes of Dog Allergies

    Question: What are the usual causes of allergies in dogs? Answer: In dogs, hypersensitive reactions are most often the result of inhaling proteins from substances such as pollen, dust, mold, tobacco smoke, cleaning agents, and aromas such as perfumes or the smell of formaldehyde from new rugs and furniture. Dogs may also be allergic to: […]

  • Symptoms of allergies in dogs

    Symptoms of allergies in dogs

    Question: What are the symptoms that may mean my dog has allergies? Answer: There is a long list of symptoms that can indicate your dog is allergic to something, and the list includes most major organ systems. In dogs, skin irritations are the most prevalent symptoms and include inflammation, itching, scratching, and loss of hair. […]

  • Dogs and food allergies

    Dogs and food allergies

    Question: How are food allergies diagnosed? Answer: Reliable diagnosis of allergies, especially food allergies, is far from an exact science. Neither the skin tests which inject antigens into the skin and look for reactions, nor ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) or RAST (radioallergosorbent) tests which detect antigen-induced antibodies in the dog’s blood, have proven to be […]

  • Your dog can have allergies, too

    Your dog can have allergies, too

    Allergies are quite common in dogs. Anything from pollen to chicken flavored treats can bring on an unpleasant reaction. Learn the symptoms and how to treat dog allergies.

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