Just like humans, dogs can suffer from those irritating symptoms that come with seasonal allergies. Allergic symptoms occur when the immune system identifies generally benign substances as dangerous. Humans and animals with allergies will have extreme reactions when they inhale, ingest, or come into contact with whatever they’re allergic to.
Many of the symptoms of allergies in dogs are similar to those in humans, so it’s not too difficult to figure out of your dog is suffering from seasonal allergies. If you think your dog has allergies, visit your local animal wellness center to have a vet determine how you can ease their symptoms.
Here are ten signs that your dog is suffering from seasonal allergies.
- Sneezing is a big sign that your dog may suffer from seasonal allergies.
- Itching and scratching are both signs that an allergen may be irritating your dog’s skin.
- Dogs can suffer from hives just like humans, so red, inflamed skin is another sign that your dog might be suffering from allergies.
- Dogs may obsessively lick their paws and fur to relieve themselves from itching associated with an allergic reaction.
- Hair loss can occur in spots where irritation has occurred and has not been treated.
- Dogs may get puffy, runny eyes during allergy season.
- To relieve itchiness, dogs may rub their faces on furniture or the carpet.
- Itchy ears and ear infections are both symptoms of seasonal allergies in dogs.
- Itchy ears and ear infections
- Snoring caused by an inflamed throat
- Paw chewing/swollen paws
Mentioned are some of the most common signs of Dog Allergy.