How To Know Your Dog Is Suffering From
For many people, springtime means the season of allergies – runny nose, itchy eyes, and general
discomfort. Our pets are susceptible to environmentally triggered allergies, but the only problem is that
they cannot tell us how they feel.
Seasonal allergies are a massive problem in veterinary medicine, and there’s a chance that your dog could
be suffering from it. This blog has covered a few of your pet’s seasonal allergies. Keep reading to know
BITING AND SCRATCHING
One of the most common symptoms people bring in their pets is itchiness. Allergies are common in dogs
who often react by biting or scratching themselves to relieve the itching. While the best thing to do if your
dog is biting or scratching is to take them to the vet, bathing them with mild shampoo may also offer
them temporary relief. If the allergy is related to the grass, pollen, or trees, it can help to wash these
triggers off of them.
INFECTED AND INFLAMED SKIN
One of the most severe side-effects of allergies in pets is a skin infection. It is usually related to chronic
scratching. Unlike people who get runny noses and watery eyes, most pets develop itchy, red skin and
secondary skin infections. Even though it is less common, these infections affect dogs and other pets. A
trip to the vet is a good idea; however, in the meantime, you can clean your pet’s skin with witch hazel
which soothes and dries the skin. Next, you can apply cool black or green tea bags to the skin or moisturize
them with coconut oil.
The common cause of excessive shedding is also related to the allergy-and skin infections and itching.
Dandruff is a common side effect of allergies since it can severely dry out the skin and lead it to flake. If
your pet is scratching a lot to prompt the hair loss, it is probably time to take them to the vet.
Compulsive paw licking is a common sign of a