No Scientific Basis For Hypoallergenic Dogs Having Less Allergen

No Scientific Basis For Hypoallergenic Dogs Having Less Allergen
10 Jul 2011
Contrary to popular belief, so-called hypoallergenic dogs do not have lower household allergen levels than other dogs.

That’s the conclusion of a study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers who sought to evaluate whether hypoallergenic dogs have a lower dog allergen in the home than other dogs. Hypoallergenic dogs are believed to produce less dander and saliva and shed less fur. Continue reading No Scientific Basis For Hypoallergenic Dogs Having Less Allergen

Decrease allergy risk with Dog indoors in early life

Abstract :Conclusions and Clinical Relevance :

The first year of life is the critical period during childhood when indoor exposure to dogs or cats influences sensitization to these animals. Continue reading Decrease allergy risk with Dog indoors in early life

Skin and allergy problems

In dogs, allergies can manifest themselves as skin problems. Some also can cause ear infections. Thyroid disease can contribute to the problem. In turn, auto immune problems can be the seed of all of the above parts of these complex and all too common problems in canines.
Two common allergies types : Inhalant and food/flea types will be discussed. Continue reading Skin and allergy problems