Allergies in dogs March 7, 2014 at 9:03 pm

Just like humans , a dog allergy can cause numerous pathological symptoms : hives , eczema , hay fever , asthma . Most allergy proteins induce (both animal and vegetable ), or chemical substances.There are two possible situations : animal sensitized after the first contact with the allergen and reacts violently with him the following contacts , or is characterized by excessive sensitivity to the substance and the violent reaction of the organism occurs at the first touch.There are a variety of allergic diseases , all of them appear acute or chronic inflammations with effusion , edema ( swelling e.g. proximate the spilled or urticaria , swelling Cłuinckego , where there is a huge size of the head engorgement ), pruritus (e.g. intense itching at eczema caused by flea bites ) .Prevention of allergy is extremely difficult because very few exceptions, it is impossible to accurately determine the allergen that is causing the symptoms , and allergy tests are not yet widely used in veterinary practice . We can however reasonably well treated acute forms of the disease due to a potent antiallergic drugs such as corticosteroids or antihistamines .Companion animals , especially dogs, have a clear tendency to allergies : extremely easy to sensitize the smaller amount of irritants . This explains their frequency of occurrence in various types of skin diseases . Who has not had a dog scratching incessantly in this or any other time of year?This fact is probably due to considerable interest in trace elements , homeopathy or acupuncture , which , it seems , could play an important role in the treatment of allergies.Fortunately, we know some of the allergens : lubricants , solvents , perfumes , plastics , antibiotics , pollen , etc. Sometimes they just simply avoid to avoid allergies .

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