Just like people, dogs can also be prone to allergies. And they are just as annoying – they can cause skin irritation, coughing, sneezing, runny eyes and inflammation. If you think your dog is suffering from allergies, you should take her to the vet as soon as possible. There are many courses of treatment for common dog allergies and you’ll be able to discuss what course of treatment is best for your dog. Let’s go over the most common dog allergies you’ll come across, what kind of symptoms you can expect to see and what you can do about them.
Also known as Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD), this type of allergy is caused by flea saliva. If you’ve ever been bit by a flea, you know how much it itches. But when your dog has a flea allergy, this can cause more than just an irritating itch. Even a couple of fleas can turn into something more serious. Constant itching can make your dog scratch the skin off her body, which causes bleeding, scabbing and fur loss.
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