The Life Of An Allergy Dog And 9 Recommendations
August 04, 2022 • Heather Murphy
Allergies to Allergens - 7 Triggers explained!
August 18, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Allergies, allergens, allergic reactions and intolerances – the what, the why and the where Itchy rashes in dogs can be so frustrating. Trying to pinpoint the exact allergen that is causing the rashes is no mean feat! I’m often advising people about the foods and the difference in the brands, which are ‘clean’ foods and which are not. I frequently have people asking me what type of food I’d recommend for an itchy dog. Most recently, a customer came to me as he could just not work out why his itchy dog was itchy all over with no...
11 reasons why your dog could be itchy
April 20, 2018 • Heather Murphy
Sometimes we just can’t seem to pinpoint the actual reason we have an itchy dog! They might be red, rashy, itchy or balding or some dogs can just be itchy all over without displaying any further symptoms. The constant itching can drive you and your pets nuts, it’s stressful not being able to help your itchy pet. Having an itchy dog is no fun! We often think of the common allergens that can affect our dogs – things like grasses, grass seeds, wandering dew and foods. But really the list is extensive and again the problem can be exasperated when...
Spring Time - Pollen Time
October 09, 2017 • Heather Murphy
Spring time allergies are real - pollens, grasses - learn tips to get you and your dog itch free this spring.
My Dog Is Allergic To Grass - Really?
May 23, 2017 • Heather Murphy
How can that be – grass of all things! It seems odd but alas no, so many dogs these days react to grasses! Grass and grass seeds can cause immediate reactions on dogs. At the same time that grass is seeding there are many pollens around and these can also cause your dog to be an itchy dog! The spores from the pollens are absorbed into the dog’s skin and a reaction can present. Often feet are the first to be affected – becoming red, inflamed and itchy. Then the constant gnawing at the feet just makes matters worse –...