Pet Allergy

  • February 5, 2018

    Pet Allergy: Are There Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds?

    In most cases, pet allergy causes symptoms that are similar to those of hay fever, e.g. runny or stuffy nose and sneezing. Sometimes, people may have difficulty breathing, wheezing, and other symptoms of asthma. Skin reactions are also possible with allergies to animals.   An allergic reaction to pets is...

  • January 23, 2018

    Do You Have a Stinging Insect Allergy?

    No matter whether you have an insect allergy or not, you will usually get a reaction from its sting. Such reactions usually result in redness, itching or swelling at the site of the sting, which disappear after a few hours.   However, in some people, insect stings may trigger a...

  • January 22, 2018

    Cat Allergy: Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

    To start with a little bit of statistics, about 30 percent of people with allergies in the United States have a pet allergy, especially to cats and dogs. In addition, cat allergies are two times more common than dog allergies.   It is much easier to determine a pet allergy,...

  • September 15, 2017

    Pet Allergy – Do You Need to Get Rid of Pet Once You Have Noticed the Symptoms of Allergy?

    Question: I have noticed I am allergic to my pet. Does it mean I need to get rid of my favorite dog or cat? Is there any alternative solution, since I want to keep the pet? What Does Allergy to Pet Mean? Definitely, the moment you have learnt about the...

  • September 14, 2017

    Personal Sensitivity to Exotic Animals

    It’s not strange that the vast majority of people have never heard about allergies to non-traditional pets. The tendency to buy exotic pets and originally undomesticated animals has developed within the last few years. From snakes and ferrets up to pigs and rabbits, the increase in allergies associated with pets...

  • September 9, 2017

    Importance of Hypoallergenic Pets

    Pet allergy, especially to cats and dogs, is becoming more and more common in the US. According to the latest statistics, about 5% of dog owners and 17% of cat owners have different allergic reactions to their own pets. They’re quite reluctant to get rid of their dogs and cats,...

  • September 8, 2017

    Allergies to Different Dog Breeds

    It may seem strange, but it’s possible for people to be allergic only to specific dog breeds. Some of them are even hypoallergenic, which means that such dogs are less dangerous and cause fewer allergic symptoms. Some of the main allergens that people are sensitive to is dog albumin, a...

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