Treating Pet Allergies
If your pet spends a lot of time scratching, sneezing, and chewing at their feet, they could be suffering from allergies. At Elwood Animal Hospital, it is common for us to see and treat pets (especially dogs) for allergies, which can be caused by a variety of factors from foods in their diet to allergens in their home. In addition to the discomfort allergies can cause for your pet, they can also be tremendously frustrating for you. That’s why we’re here to help!
Don’t delay on getting treatment for your pet’s allergies. Get in touch with us today!
The Most Common Signs of Allergies in Pets
Sneezing and scratching are hallmarks of pet allergies, but there are other physical signs you should look for as well, including:
- Inflamed skin
- Bald spots
- Dry, scaly patches
- Runny eyes and nose
- Chewing and licking at the feet
- Rubbing face and other itchy areas
- Odor (coming from the skin and ears)