6 Things in Your House That Could Be Triggering Your Pet’s Allergies

Did you know that your pet could be allergic to everything from their own beds to your other pets? Unfortunately, figuring out what could be causing allergies in your dog or cat can be a lengthy process—and a particularly hard one when dealing with household allergens.

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Can Dogs Have Asthma?

By: Dr. Sarah Wooten | Article Featured on PetMD

Can dogs have asthma? While asthma is much less common in dogs than in cats, dogs can suffer from asthma in much the same ways humans do.

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Why are my dog's eyelids and muzzle swollen. What happened?

By Dr. Jenna Ashton DVM, MS, DACVIM | Article Featured on VetStreet.com

Swelling of the eyelids and face, hives and facial itching (or pawing at the face) are common signs of an allergic reaction. Essentially, this occurs when the dog’s immune system generates an exaggerated response to a foreign substance. While dogs can have . . . → Read More: Why are my dog’s eyelids and muzzle swollen. What happened?

Can Dogs Be Allergic to Their Beds?

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

If you’re living with a sneezing, itchy dog, her bed may be to blame. Dog beds, especially if not regularly washed and replaced, can be a major source of dust mites, which can trigger your dog’s allergy symptoms.

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Can You Give a Dog Benadryl?

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If your dog is unlucky enough to be stung by a bee or bitten by a mosquito, of course you’ll want to ease their itching and prevent your dog from having an allergic reaction. Since Benadryl is a go-to over-the-counter medicine for people, is it safe to give a dog Benadryl? The . . . → Read More: Can You Give a Dog Benadryl?

Grapes and Raisins Pose Serious Threat to Dogs

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From the Boston Herald on January 20, 2017

Q My 3-year-old female Weimaraner got into a large quantity of grapes at the house this morning. After some quick research, I reached for some hydrogen peroxide and gave her a few teaspoons. Within a few minutes, she vomited up three . . . → Read More: Grapes and Raisins Pose Serious Threat to Dogs

Hives in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Article by Jessica Remitz | Featured on PetMD

Hives (Urticaria) and a swollen face (Angioedema) are commonly the result of an allergic reaction in dogs. Similar to humans, when a dog is exposed to one a particular allergen, the immune system reacts—or in most cases, overreacts—and causes a hypersensitive state. Hives in dogs are . . . → Read More: Hives in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options