Allergy to Pet Dander

  • October 9, 2018

    Can You Have a Ferret Allergy?

    The ferret (or Mustela putorius furo) is the domesticated form of a mammal closely related to minks. It is one of the most common furred pets in America. Like any other furred pets, ferrets can trigger allergies in some people. Various studies have reported the cases of ferret allergy over...

  • October 7, 2018

    What Are Uncommon Pet Allergies

    Domestication of exotic and wild animals has become quite popular over the past decades. More and more people are trying to domesticate animals like snakes, rabbits, pigs, ferrets, and others, which has led to an increase in allergic reactions to non-traditional pets.   In addition, many people live in smaller...

  • October 5, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have a Horse Allergy?

    Nowadays, horses are rarely found in the wild. Most of them live among people. In fact, horses have been domesticated for a very long time, which is, according to some sources, more than 5,000 years. You can often see horses in the countryside, at the racetrack, or even in a...

  • June 30, 2018

    How to Control Pet Allergies in Children?

    Many of us consider our pets the real family members, and how upsetting can it be to find out about your child’s allergy to animals. Yet, allergy to cats and dogs is a common condition that affects up to one third of people with some kind of allergy.   Pet...

  • May 8, 2018

    Pet Allergy and the Truth About Hypoallergenic Pets

    Animal dander is one of the major allergy triggers nowadays. Allergies to dogs and cats affect about 10 percent of the population in the United States.   Allergies to pets usually cause symptoms that are similar to other types of allergic disorders. People with a pet allergy will likely experience...

  • 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...

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