Allergies In Dogs: Triggers, Symptoms, And Treatments
Did you know that food is the most common sources for allergies in dogs?
Like us humans, dogs are prone to allergies too. As responsible pet owners, it’s our duty to provide the best possible care for our pet owners, hence we must understand dog allergies and its symptoms. That way we can plan and help our furry little friends overcome this suffering.
Simply put, allergens are substances found in the environment. It can be as simple a substance such as dust, pollen, and mold. The dog’s immune system sees these allergens as a threat and triggers an allergic reaction.
In case of food allergies, certain foods like grains, dairy products, corn and certain kinds of meat can cause an allergic reaction. Most common signs of allergic reactions are itchy skin, red eyes, and inflamed ears. Some of the most violent allergic reaction includes diarrhea, coughing, and vomiting.
As the dog grows older he/she may develop certain allergies towards some food that previously didn’t bother them. One of the biggest challenges a dog owner faces is determining what their dog is allergic to.
This infographic will give you a clear idea about dog allergies. You should also consult your vet and test your dog if he/she is allergic. Remember, allergies can be life-threatening to your pooch if ignored. So, take immediate action and help your furry friend overcome this suffering.
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