Introduction to Canine Allergies

Up to 20% of US dogs are thought to suffer from canine allergies. In the worst cases, an allergy can severely affect your dog’s enjoyment of life. Naturally, it’s important to identify and eliminate the source of the problem, and to control the symptoms. But the good news is that there are plenty of treatments available, many of them remarkably effective.

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Signs of Illness in Your Dog

When your dog is ill, the sooner you intervene, the better. While lethargy and changes in appetite and elimination patterns are easily detectable, other signs of illness may slip under the radar for months on end. Dr. Trisha Joyce, a veterinarian at NYC Veterinary Specialists, offers advice on what you should watch out for to ensure your pet stays healthy.

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