1. Symptoms of dogs with pollen allergy
Many “pet dogs” are often confused when distinguishing these symptoms. Sometimes confused with many other diseases. Examples include pneumonia and respiratory diseases. Leads to delayed treatment. According to veterinarians, allergies in dogs often have the following manifestations:
- Full body itching (82%)
- Lots of tears (75.1%)
- Redness on the skin (45%)
- Faint spirit (15.8%)
- Anorexia (7.2%)
- Choking (28.5%)
- Dry cough (52%)
2. Test method
X-ray of organs and bone structure, from which doctors will judge the health status of the dog. Does the chest and lungs change shape or state? Are abdominal organs such as liver and kidneys swollen or narrowed? Is there a foreign object or gravel?
Blood tests can determine the ratio of erythrocytes and leukocytes. Thereby determine if the dog is anemic? Are there infections, pathogens, parasites? Is liver, kidney, pancreas function disordered?
Identify the pathway for dogs with allergies, including airway and oral route. Hormones that cause airway irritation include mites, mold, pollen, animal hair, etc. Oral include meat, seafood, fruits, spices, dairy products …
3. 6 diseases have similar symptoms
Colds: symptoms are mental decline, decreased appetite, excessive tears. There is a dry cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, fever.
Dogs with pneumonia: usually after a severe flu, stay in a closed environment. The body lacks vitamins, extreme fatigue, and resistance to respiratory infections.
Bronchitis: symptoms are dry cough, shortness of breath, vomiting. A strange sound is heard in the heart. The disease is common in winter.
Dogs with allergies due to mold, bacteria: symptoms are hair loss, sparse hair. Serious redness can be seen on the skin.
Scrabble Demodex: common in spring and summer. Dogs suffer from hair loss, very heavy body odor, sensitive skin inflammation, even anemia.
Dog tick allergies: ticks often parasitic underneath the neck, armpits, interstitial toes … Dogs infected with ticks often scratch a lot leading to hair loss. On the skin may scab, scabrous.
4. Prevention of dogs with pollen allergy
Reduce the time to take your dog outside, especially on high wind days. This can reduce the risk of dogs with pollen allergies. Like other allergens. In addition to preventing skin damage caused by staying too long in the sun.
Using masks has a certain effect in protecting dogs. In addition, masks also prevent dust and chemical pollution.
Anti-allergy dogs are currently being cared for by many dog owners. Brands are diverse and have a variety of ingredients. However, the effectiveness of these drugs is still controversial. Before giving the dog medication, dog owners should consult experts.