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Title: Allergy Check List
Post by: PipsMom on Jun 19, 2015, 19:20


Food allergies result from an ingredient in the food affecting the dog's immune system.

Food allergy symptoms include:

* Diarrhea
* Itchy skin
* Excessive scratching
* Hot Spots and skin infections
* Chronic or recurrent ear infections
* Hair loss

Contact Allergies

Contact allergies result from a part of the dog's exterior body coming into contact with something.

Symptoms of contact allergies in dogs include:

* Hives
* Rashes
* Blisters
* Darkening or thickening of the skin