Frequent allergies among dogs

Animals can be allergic to certain substances or products just like humans. We will tell you all about the most frequent allergies and what you can do to help your dog.

Different types of allergies

We distinguish between food allergies and other types of allergies. Examples of frequently occurring allergies are dust mite and fleas. Both are easy to treat. The article ‘What to do when my dog has fleasexplains how to treat fleas. When your dog has a dust mite allergy, try washing your dog pillows and baskets at the highest possible temperatures. The mite won’t survive temperatures above 95 degrees Celsius.

Food allergy

Food allergies take third place when it comes to frequently occurring allergies. Frequently occurring allergens (substances your dog may be allergic to) are: beef, chicken, egg, corn, wheat, soy and milk.

Recognising food allergies

There are several symptoms that may indicate a food allergy. Some examples:

• Itching
• Skin problems
• Vomiting and/or diarrhoea
• Excessive bowel movement

You can put your dog on an elimination diet in order to find the allergen, eliminating different substances until the allergic reaction stops. Yarrah offers several products that can be used for an elimination diet, our so-called ‘single protein’ products containing just one protein. Examples of monoprotein products by Yarrah are Canned pate with pork, canned chunks with chicken and chunks with chicken in aluminium tub. Blood tests are usually not reliable for finding allergies among dogs and cats. Consult your vet for advice about how to find out whether your dog is suffering from a food allergy.

Special food

Once a specific allergy is found, special food is available. For example, if your pet is allergic to beef and chicken, you can opt for Yarrah Vega food. Is your dog allergic for or intolerant of grains? Go for Yarrah Grain-Free food. Check out the entire assortment of various food types to find out what food is best for your dog.

Allergies among cats

Food allergies also occur among cats. Read all about it here.

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