Seborrhea in dogs is a chronic skin disorder caused by the overproduction of sebum. As a fellow dog owner, I’m in tune with every little thing that seems a little “off” about my dog. If you’re like me, you start wondering and worrying over every lump, bump, and strange itch. Most of the time, it’s …
Dogs can have any number of allergies. Food allergies, environmental allergies, and food allergies are the top three. Within those two three categories, a variety of allergic responses exist.
You’ll find a wide variety of posts within the Allergy category including what to do about atopic dermatitis, what plants are poisonous to dogs, how to treat skin allergies, and how to prevent severe allergies from happening.
Food sensitivities in dogs can include anything from slight gastrointestinal discomfort to full-on body rash, severe itching, and compromised immune system.
The most important thing is to try and identify specific dog allergies in order to know how to best manage them. Sometimes, the cause of allergies in dogs is obvious, other times it might require a food elimination process, or some other way of narrowing down the possibilities.
Dog allergies are difficult to deal with, but not impossible. Medication and changes in the dog’s environment may make all the difference. Talk to a veterinarian about any serious concerns.
The posts in this category will help you to get on the right track.
Apoquel for dogs was originally created as a short-term solution to treat dermatitis. Common side effects in dogs can include vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, and anorexia. Not all dogs will have these side-effects, and those who do will likely be limited to gastrointestinal issues. One benefit of administering apoquel for dogs is for relief of intense …
I don’t know about you, but I am hyper-vigilant about my dogs’ health. Any deviation from the norm has me thinking that something might be wrong. I really don’t need to be that hypersensitive, but it is helpful to understand some of the things that cause common things like sneezing, coughing, or dog wheezing. By …