Dog Food Allergies

Dog Food Allergies

Canine food allergies are not as common as atopic dermatitis and dog flea allergies, and occur in less than 10% of all dogs. Unlike canine atopy which usually affects dogs in spring and fall seasons, dog food allergies affect dogs all year round...

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Dog Flea Allergies

Dog Flea Allergies

Flea allergy dermatitis, aka flea allergies, or flea bite hypersensitivity, is an extremely common allergy in dogs. It is caused by an allergic reaction to one or more substances in the saliva of fleas. Some dogs may have an immediate reaction to...

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Dog Allergy Treatment

Dog Allergy Treatment

If your dog is showing symptoms of canine allergies, it is essential to get a proper diagnosis so that treatment can be given as soon as possible. Do not adopt a wait-and-see attitude because allergy symptoms such as intense itchiness can greatly...

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Dog Allergy Symptoms

Dog Allergy Symptoms

If you suffer from allergies such as hay fever, you no doubt will know the symptoms – itchy, runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, and so on. Many people also assume that dogs suffering from canine allergies show the same symptoms. Actually...

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Remedies for Dog Allergies

Remedies for Dog Allergies

Dogs suffering from allergies such as canine atopy are often being treated with drugs, e.g. corticosteroids or antihistamines. While these drugs are powerful and can bring relief to the allergic dogs, they cause a lot of side effects especially...

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Sneezing in Dogs

Sneezing in Dogs

Like us, dogs sneeze from time to time. Occasional sneezing in dogs is normal and is no cause for worry. However, repeatedly sneezing is another story. Repeated sneezing is a symptom and not an illness by itself. It is an early indication of some...

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Benadryl for Dogs

Benadryl for Dogs

Antihistamines such as Benadryl are the second most common medications for dog allergy treatment, after corticosteroids. Antihistamines are considered not as effective as corticosteroids in treating dog allergies, but they are the preferred...

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Allergy Shots for Dogs

Allergy Shots for Dogs

Hyposensitization, more commonly known as allergy shots, is another dog allergy treatment option besides the use of corticosteroids and antihistamines. Allergy shots for dogs usually require injections of diluted amounts of allergens (foreign...

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Common Dog Allergies

Common Dog Allergies

Recent years have seen more and more dogs suffering from allergies. It is estimated that one out of seven dogs has some form of canine allergies. Although some breeds of dogs may be more prone to allergies, almost all dogs, regardless of breed...

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