Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies

What are Seasonal Allergies?  Today we are going to discuss seasonal allergies in your dog or cat. First, let's clear up something up–what is the difference between seasonal and environmental allergies? Environmental allergies refer to the fact that dogs can react negatively to anything in their environment including pollens, grasses, laundry detergent, floor cleaners, fertilizers, etc. … Continue reading Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies

Food Allergies & Your Pet

Food sensitivities are commonly mislabelled "allergies, " but allergies and sensitivities actually elicit very different responses from the immune system.  Food allergies are "quite rare" according to Dr. Jean Dodds, and a true food allergy will "reflect a more immediate immunological response" (source). Anaphylaxis is often the result of an allergic response. An allergen (e.g., bee … Continue reading Food Allergies & Your Pet