How to Spot Dog Allergies and Dog Allergies Treatment

If your dog has allergies, then finding dog allergies treatment can be hard if you don’t know what you’re looking for since your dog can’t talk to you it is crucial to know the signs and how to spot if your dog has allergies.

Knowing precisely what your dog shows signs of can help you and your dog understand what’s the best next step to take.

Dog itching ear

Signs of dog allergies

  • Irritated skin/ constant licking of the skin
  • Watery eyes
  • Hives
  • Scratching and chewing, typically for ears and paws
  • Vomiting
  • Coughing and wheezing
  • Runny nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss

These signs of dog allergies are closely related to human allergies and can be seasonal, location-based, food allergies, product-based, and knowing what your dog is allergic to can help you.

Common causes for dog allergies

  • Food ingredients
  • Grass, weeds, and pollen
  • Dust
  • Fabric material
  • Cleaning product ingredients
  • Smoke
  • Mold

 

Next Step for Dog Allergies TreatmentDog wearing mask

First and foremost, for dog allergies treatment if it is possible to remove the allergen. This may not always be the case with causes such as pollen, dust, or grass, but with fabric material, food ingredients, and cleaning product ingredients, it is more comfortable. If your dog has allergies based on the location whipping down your dog after being there or finding a reliever that your dog can take to counteract it. This can be the same with pollen, dust, and grass allergies, and by finding a reliever can help your dog with their allergies. If you are unsure or don’t feel comfortable treating your dog for allergies, you can always contact your local veterinarian. 

 

Contact Us

Do you suspect your dog suffers from these common allergens? Contact Animal Medical Center to help answer your questions. We serve pets in the Appleton, Menasha, Neenah, Grand Chute, and the surrounding areas. Call 920-749-1717 or visit us at the Animal Medical Center of Appleton.