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Springtime Grooming is a Great Way to Combat Dog Skin Allergies

Springtime is the season of itching for many dogs. Between atopic and contact allergies, fleas and ticks, and a whole slew of other irritants, many dogs spend the spring months scratching vigorously to quell persistent itching. Skin allergies can get the best of your dog, making it hard for them to enjoy the fresh weather […]

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Keeping Your Dog Exercised and Energized in the Face of Seasonal Allergies

On days when the pollen count is high or there’s a strong wind whipping up the ragweed, we tend to stay indoors, away from the histamines. Anyone with allergies knows how miserable you can begin to feel in mere minutes when you’re forced outside during peak allergy season. Unfortunately, the same is true for your […]

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How a Simple Air Purifier Can Give Your Pet Relief from Their Seasonal Allergies

During the springtime, many homeowners want to keep their doors and windows open to enjoy the warmer air and cool breezes. Unfortunately, doing so can let in pollen and seasonal allergens. If you suffer from itchy or red eyes, a stuffed nose or other allergy symptoms, you know how frustrating navigating the seasons can be. […]

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Can I Give My Cat a Bath to Help Soothe its Allergies?

Just like humans can suffer from allergies, so can our feline friends. In fact, one in five cats are diagnosed with some sort of allergy, and many pet owners will discover these allergies during the spring season, when common springtime allergens bother not only the humans in the household but also their cats. Cats manifest […]

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Do Cats Have The Same Effects On Children As Dogs?

Many studies have examined the impact dogs have on the health of children. In most cases, the results are overwhelmingly positive. According to a Canadian study conducted last year, kids who grow up with dogs are less likely to develop allergies and obesity. Two years prior, researchers from the Bassett Institute in New York found […]

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Are Springtime Allergies and Asthma the Reason for Your Cat’s Lethargy?

Cats are languid creatures by nature. For 12-16 hours each day, you’re liable to find yours basking in the sunlight, cozied up in a bed or snuggled warmly in a pile of blankets. Of course, when they’re awake, they’re prone to mischief! Most cat owners take just a little bit of comfort when they see […]

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Pet Allergies Aren’t a Catchall and Require Different Treatments for Relief

If you’re someone who suffers from allergies, you know there are different triggers for them. You might avoid foods that contain wheat gluten or stay indoors on days when the pollen count is especially high, for example. Knowing what sets your allergies off is key to avoiding them. For pets, it’s the same. Pet allergies […]

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Dogs In Bed: Setting The Record Straight

Dogs and humans sleeping in bed together is one of the most hotly-debated topics of the pet parent community. Proof is just a Google search away, since entering this topic will yield a plethora of seemingly contradictory headlines. One article will tell you that you should never let your dog sleep in bed with you, […]

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How to Check for Fleas that Could be Triggering Your Pet’s Allergies

Few things have the power to frustrate pet owners like fleas do. These little critters can be the bane of your home and a nuisance to both you and your furry friend, causing everything from allergies to itchiness and more. Worse still, it can seem like an impossible task to get rid of them, even […]

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Who Is To Blame For This Dog’s Death On A United Airlines Flight?

Anyone with a Facebook account has probably heard about the death of an infant dog during a United Airlines flight last week. The airline has taken full responsibility for the death and recently announced a new policy to prevent similar incidents. The Main Story Here’s what happened: Catalina Robledo boarded the three-hour flight with her […]

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