What to Do When Your Pet has Allergies...
December 16, 2009
Humans aren't the only ones who suffer from allergies -- pets do too. In fact, in 2008, allergic reactions were the number 1 source of pet insurance claims for conditions that affect both humans and pets. In general, the same chronic illnesses that affect people, most of them due to unregulated inflammation, also affect pets.
Many vets will prescribe an immune system suppressant, such as steroids, to treat allergy symptoms, but this comes with dangerous side effects and allows opportunistic pathogens to infect your pet. Instead, Dr. Becker discusses natural ways to treat your pet’s allergies.