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Allergy Season Is No Joke

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It’s allergy season once again – not just for us but also for our furry friends!  Inhalant allergies, or atopy, can affect dogs and cats just as they do people, causing itching, irritated/watery eyes, sneezing, and coughing. Allergies can also cause other medical conditions such as otitis externa, or ear infections. To scratch their itches, most pets chew or lick at the site which can lead to self-inflicted trauma & excoriation (loss of the outer layer of skin), leading to secondary infections. It’s important to get seasonal allergies under control to prevent other health problems and for the comfort and…

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