8 Common Ear Problems in Cats

Article Source from PetMD Common Ear Problems in Cats

Cats have only a few ways to show us that their ears are bothering them. The most common symptoms of ear problems – scratching and head shaking – can be caused by many different diseases, all of which are treated differently. But take heart. There . . . → Read More: 8 Common Ear Problems in Cats

Food Allergies vs. Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Food Allergies vs. Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Article by Katherine Toldford | Found on PetMD

If you suspect that your dog’s daily roll in the grass is causing allergic reactions, such as excessive paw licking and rigorous belly scratching, you may be surprised to learn that he could actually have a food allergy.

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Skin Disease Due to Food Allergies in Dogs

Skin Disease Due to Food Allergies in Dogs

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Dermatologic Food Reactions in Dogs

Dermatologic food reactions are non-seasonal reactions which occur following ingestion of one or more allergy causing substances in an animal’s food. The physical reaction is frequently excessive itchiness, with resultant excessive scratching at the skin.

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Pet Exposure May Reduce Allergies and Obesity in Children

Pet Exposure May Reduce Allergies and Obesity in Children

Article Found on Science Daily

If you need a reason to become a dog lover, how about their ability to help protect kids from allergies and obesity?

A new University of Alberta study showed that babies from families with pets — . . . → Read More: Pet Exposure May Reduce Allergies and Obesity in Children

10 Most Overlooked Aches and Pains in Cats

10 Most Overlooked Aches and Pains in Cats

BY Dr. Patty Khuly, VMD | Article Featured on VetStreet

If you’ve ever awoken to the soft pitter-patter of paws on your face, thrilled to the grace of a glorious sofa-to-loveseat leap or felt the telltale squish of a hairball beneath your bare feet, you’ll know . . . → Read More: 10 Most Overlooked Aches and Pains in Cats

Which is Better: Allergy Shots or Allergy Drops for Pets?

Which is Better: Allergy Shots or Allergy Drops for Pets?

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Which would you prefer?

Giving your dog or cat an injection under the skin every few weeks (or going to the clinic to have it done for you) Giving a few pumps of liquid into the mouth twice a day . . . → Read More: Which is Better: Allergy Shots or Allergy Drops for Pets?