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Inhaled Allergies (Atopic Dermatitis) and Teaching your Pet to Sit

Inhalant Allergy in Dogs (Atopic Dermatitis)

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I have been told that my dog is atopic. Is this the same as inhalant allergy?

Yes. With atopy, the dog's immune system overreacts to an airborne or inhaled allergen. After flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), atopy is the second most common type of allergy in the dog.

What exactly causes an inhalant allergy?

A wide variety of allergens can cause atopy. These are similar to the causes of hay fever or asthma in people. When the affected individual inhales dust, pollens or molds, the allergic response occurs.  Read More...

 

 

Teaching Your Pet to Sit

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Watch these videos to teach your dog or cat to sit.

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