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2013-12-23 23:04:37

Stephen Ward head of wheat free pet food firm, Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods shares his tips and offers advice on how much to feed a dog. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Stephen founded Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods back in May 2009. The UK based wheat free dog food retailers sells a select range of premium dog foods both locally and nationally. Specialising in gluten free pet food and UK made hypoallergenic dog food; Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods began after Stephen’s...

2013-11-07 13:16:09

The greatest allergy myths and misconceptions, debunked From gluten allergy and hypoallergenic pets, to avoiding the flu shot because of an egg allergy, there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about allergies. Many might be shocking due to a great deal of false information in the media and on the Internet. And some of the misconceptions can be damaging to your health if vaccinations are skipped and extreme dietary avoidances are taken. But where did all of these...

2013-05-16 23:26:39

Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic reminds pet owners that their pets get allergies too. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic reminds pet owners they´re not the only ones dealing with allergies this time of year. Family pets such as cats and dogs have allergies as well. Most people are not aware of the affects of allergies on their pets. Signs of an allergic reaction in dogs and cats differ from those in people. Commonly pets will be scratching, biting,...

2011-07-08 13:50:27

Contrary to popular belief, so-called hypoallergenic dogs do not have lower household allergen levels than other dogs. That's the conclusion of a study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers who sought to evaluate whether hypoallergenic dogs have a lower dog allergen in the home than other dogs. Hypoallergenic dogs are believed to produce less dander and saliva and shed less fur. The findings are to be published online this month in the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. The study will be...

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2010-04-08 07:25:00

A new study suggests that children with a higher-than-average risk of asthma are in danger of developing the lung disease if they have a dog around the house. The study found that those who were exposed to high levels of dog allergens at the age of 7 were more likely to have asthma. However, the study indicated that there was no relationship between cat-allergen exposure and a child's risk of asthma. The findings, which were published in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology,...

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2008-03-25 06:05:00

Sure, people are allergic to dogs. But dogs to people? Absolutely. Just ask Fui (pronounce that Phooey). The 6-year-old Shar-Pei, a "princess," according to her owner, Pam Escobar, loves to be petted. But if Fui didn't take pills twice a day and get allergy shots every two weeks, she would scratch and lick. A lot. Canine allergic reactions to human dander are skin-related and don't include sneezing. "It's never an obvious and direct reaction," said Dr. Tom Lewis, a Phoenix-based...