Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Allergies in Pets very common and cause excessive itching, redness or infection of  skin. Pets can have one or more kind of allergy like from trees, plants, dust, carpet, dust mites, certain foods or seasonal from pollen, grass, Fleas and Grass. Recent advances in flea control products such as Comfortis, FrontlinePluGold, Revolution, Chewable NexGard, Bravecto , have significantly reduced flea allergy. Please check Special Offers page on our Website for above flea products. Food Allergy is very common in pets with a variety of symptoms like itching, biting or chewing, hair loss, gas in bowels, diarrhea or vomiting.

Remember …. everything that itches is not always due to an allergy and neither does every allergy causes itching.  Call us if you have any question about food allergy as we have different varieties of Prescription Diets for your pet from Hills, Purina and Royal Canin.

An accurate diagnosis is very important and yes … if not all, most of the allergies can be diagnosed, treated or managed. Skin tests or laboratory blood tests can give more answer to diagnose and treat or manage to the pet’s comfort and reduce itch for a “good night sleep”. Also, many new drugs are available, though costly in long term to significantly reduce allergy symptoms. We at the Garfield Animal Hospital use Professional Laboratories for allergy testing and also refer complicated cases to a Dermatology Specialist, in case you desire! Please, call us at 562-630-2082 to schedule an appointment for your pet today with our doctor if your pet is itching!

Special “Web Refer” Discount Mention this to Get 10% off on any Blood Test for Allergy Panel in our Hospital.

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