Flea bite hypersensitivity and flea allergic dermatitis is the most common skin disease in pets. And although the allergies usually develop when dogs are young (less than one and up to five years of age), flea allergies can begin at any age.
Got an itchy pet? Losing hair? Diagnosed with “allergies” or “allergic skin disease”? Are the summer months causing your pet especial distress? Then you’ve likely been offered “allergy testing.” But what, exactly, does that mean?
Cat allergies can be a legitimate concern when considering whether or not to bring home a kitten. Though it’s common to believe that a cat’s silky coat is the number one cause of your runny nose, there’s actually much more to the story than the length of a cat’s hair.
By popular request, the issue of food allergies will be today’s topic. I’ve been putting off posting on the subject because any submission with the word “food” [even incidentally] mentioned predisposes my personal email in-box to reach “full” status prematurely and incites a plethora of unhappy comments below the post. But, for...