Dog allergies is a diagnosis that covers many things. When your vet says your dog has allergies it's a way to explain a whole range of dog health problems, like dog rashes, dog itchy skin, dog hot spots, dog hair loss, chronic dermatitis, and more.
Any dog who has problems like these, is not a healthy dog. Bottom line!
Dogs shouldn't have these problems at all.
Dogs are having more allergic reactions than ever before and the canine allergies epidemic is getting worse, not better.
Dog allergies may be characterized by these symptoms.
To understand the mystery, let's look at the definition of Conundrum so you can see why I use that word to describe the dog allergy problem.
So why is it so hard to solve dog allergy symptoms? Because...
Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary:
An allergy is a condition of unusual sensitivity to a substance or substances which, in like amounts, do not affect others.
In other words, your dog is reacting to substances which really shouldn't, under normal circumstances, bother him.
Remember these words ..." under normal circumstances ".
Allergens are usually protein substances but, can be non organic things too, such as light, cold and heat. An allergen is any substance which causes an allergic reaction. Allergens can be the underlying cause of other dog health problems too. There are three main types of dog allergies.
Allergens cause inflammation. The allergy symptoms will show up
as inflammation either externally ( on the outside of the body
) or internally ( on the inside of the body )
Dog allergy reactions are the same as human allergy reactions. Dogs and people have an Immune System to help fend off and protect against invading allergens and pathogens. If this is not happening, it means your dog's immune system...
If that's the case, then the reactive allergy symptoms that you can see are not the real problem. The real problem lies with your dog's immune system. Since 70 % of your dog's Immune System resides within his gut micro biome environment, let's start there!
The allergy response therefore, is not the real problem. Your dog's allergy symptoms are the result of an imbalance in the gut micro biome, which has...
Forget about trying to get rid of your dog's allergy symptoms. Focus on restoring balance to your dog's gut microbiome.
Is your dog having a problem with allergy symptoms? Do you need help to figure it out and find a solution? Your question is welcome here. Go ahead...ask!
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