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Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

It’s allergy season (again). If your pup is suddenly itching more than usual, it’s very possible they suffer from seasonal allergies to pollen, grasses, or weeds. Seasonal allergies in dogs, like in many humans, manifest themselves as sneezing, runny nose, eye discharge, ear infections, and excessive scratching.  Diarrhea and vomiting may occur too, as can secondary infections that are often related to scratching or gnawing on paws. Unfortunately, there is no cure for allergies, and if your dog is sensitive to natural seasonal substances, it’s practically impossible to remove the triggers. You can, however, help relieve some of the milder symptoms with natural remedies at home.  Allergens are most prominent in the early morning and late afternoon, so try to...

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