Did you know about allergies?
• There are pet dermatologists just as
there are people skin doctors.
most common time for allergies to develop in pets is between one and three
years of age. The vast majority of food
allergies develop between two and six years of age.
• Allergic dogs chew their feet because the foot is the only place
dogs have sweat glands.
of all cats suffer from one or more allergies.
must be exposed to allergens for some time before an allergy develops.
test pets for food allergies, you must feed them an elimination diet for 12
weeks and reintroduce allergens individually to determine if they react to
control is essential in pets suffering from any allergies.
you have questions relating to your pets health, call us at Pearson’s Animal
Hospital at 598-2512.
• Remember, just as you suffer from hay fever, skin rashes, runny
nose, headache, fever . . often from allergies . . .
so it is with your pets. They can’t tell
you what is troubling them. It takes
trained personnel to diagnose the problem and to treat it.
We’re here to serve . . . you and your
pets. Call us. We can most likely help.