Fall Allergies For Dogs: What Are The Symptoms And What Can You Do To Deal With Them?

Allergies affect both dogs and their owners year round. These allergies can be from a variety of things. Fall allergies for dogs are not a complicated thing to deal with.

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Following these tips will help you and your dog get through it. Skin allergies present themselves as itchy skin. Your dog will be itching and scratching, even chewing. Food allergies come from what your dog eats. The most common food allergies are beef, dairy and wheat. Fish and rabbit are the least common. Environmental allergies come most often as a result of grasses pollinating ragweed. Other grasses that can cause allergies are Sagebrush, Russian thistle, plantain, cocklebur and Lamb’s-quarters. The Fall season is an optimal time for mold to grow in your home. Dust mite issues can worsen in the fall when you keep your windows closed and your house sealed. Make sure to air out your house often! What are the symptoms of fall allergies for your dog? Itchy skin is usually the first sign of an allergy noticed by owners. Allergies can show up in the ears of a dog through repeated ear infections. Your dogs' eyes may look more watery than they usually are. Salmon oil has high levels of DHA and EPA. They are two essential Omega 3 fatty acids. Washing your dog with anti-itch shampoos will help lessen the itchiness that your pet is experiencing. Coconut oil can be applied topically to any irritable site on your dog’ll body to quickly reduce the annoyance. Antihistamines help a lot with seasonal allergies. If you notice any of these symptoms of allergies, the best idea is to first take them to the doctor, to pinpoint what allergies are. If that isn't an immediately available option, there are other options you can use to help reduce the symptoms they are experiencing. These may include salmon oil, coconut oil, or antihistamines. . . .

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