Causes of Skin allergy in Dogs

Dog allergies happens when specific allergens penetrates the dog’s body and warned by the immune system as a harmful. By the penetration makes a response of the immune system that launch histamine as the natural antibody in order to diminish the allergen which intercept the body normal condition. This activity ends up with some allergy symptoms that rise in dog skin such as irritation. Mostly allergic which is happened in dog skin is kind of atopic dermatitis or sometimes called atopy. The allergy is activated by several types of allergens from dirt, pollen, mold, dust mites and others. Atopic dermatitis is frequently infected in dogs which experienced weak immune system. Moreover the allergic reaction is caused by several insects such dog fleas and leeches that inhabit in the dog’s fur in along time. The factor of irritation and discomfort is sometimes comes from the insects’ saliva that touch the dogs’ skin. When in several cases, skin allergy could be raised from contact with the equal substances. It can be several kinds of wild plants or grass, or maybe chemicals.

 

Dog Skin Allergy Treatment

If you bring your allergic dogs to the experts, the factors of dog skin allergy is clarified by doing some blood or skin examinations. From the tests it will be acknowledged some allergy treatments which can be took for healing the symptoms. The most popular treatment is by using Antihistamines for allergic symptoms in dogs due to the fewer side effects they could have. Antihistamines are ready to use in two types: the first is spray and the other is oral antihistamines. The Antihistamines which has diphenhydramine contains is recommended to be the best treatments for dog skin allergy. Moreover, still in several cases of dogs this treatment couldn’t be the good treatments as well.

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