Dogs and cats can be allergic to almost anything, similar to allergies in people. Pets can be allergic to allergens in their household environment, outside environment, or even their food. Symptoms can range from itchiness and ear or eye infections to constant licking, and even vomiting or diarrhea. Many pets suffer from allergies which can directly affect their quality of life, as well as their owner’s.
Ask your pet’s veterinarian about the simple ways you can find out if your pet has allergies and how we can help.
- Common household allergens: flea dirt, other pet dander, dust mites, cleaning products, cigarettes, perfumes.
- Common outside allergens: regional plants and pollens, molds, grasses.
- Common food allergies: chicken, beef, corn, soy.