Just like people, our dogs can have allergies that can be caused by a myriad of things. The main symptoms to look out for are: Itchy, red, moist and/or scabbed skin: These symptoms are sometimes referred to as “hot spots” and can usually be noticed in summer, when it is particularly hot and humid. Although these “hot spots” can occur anywhere on a dog’s skin, they are … [Read more...]
Find out what is the best dry dog food for breeds like German shepherds. Recommended food brands and ingredients to avoid.
There is no dog that won’t experience plenty of health problems during its lifetime and among the most common ones are, without a doubt, allergies. If you have a dog that never contracted an allergy of any type, you can consider yourself lucky, because you have no idea what a pest allergies are and how damaging can be in the long term. Some seasonal allergies can lead to ear … [Read more...]
Your dog’s food allergy may have a serious impact in the animal’s life. Food allergies are in fact signals coming from the immune system that will identify certain food proteins your dog is ingesting as malicious. Do not mistake, however, food allergies with food intolerance as these are distinct affection, manifesting different symptoms and having different causes. Food … [Read more...]
If your dog has suddenly started scratching himself, digging at his ears, rubbing his face on the carpet or chewing at his feet and paws chances are he has developed an allergy to something! Before you cart him off to the vet, try to determine what it is that he may be reacting to. In many cases it is what you are feeding him that is bringing on these symptoms. Even if he has … [Read more...]