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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.

Is it Safe to Use Hydrocortisone Cream on My Dog?

Hydrocortisone cream is safe to use on dogs in some situations, in small amounts, and ideally in places where your dog isn’t able to easily lick it off. You’ve likely seen a tube of hydrocortisone cream in the pharmacy or in your own medicine chest. It looks harmless enough. It’s relatively inexpensive, easy to apply, …

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5 Reliable Signs There’s a Flea Rash on Your Dog’s Belly

Do you suspect your dog may have a flea rash on his belly? You might be right, but you should check with the veterinarian for a diagnosis. Your dog can have any one of several skin conditions. They can be caused by anything from medical conditions to food allergies. Skin problems are hard to diagnose …

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Dogs vs Apple Cores: Risks & Benefits You Should Know

Did your dog get a hold of an apple and swallow it? You may not have even noticed at first, but now you suspect he may have eaten the whole thing…apple core and all! Before you panic, there’s good news. You’ve probably been told that whole apples (including the seeds) cause cyanide poisoning in dogs, …

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