BlogPaws’ Daily News Bite: Does Your Dog Have Flea Allergies?

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fleas in dogs‘Tis the season for flea bites and the potential for flea allergies in your pets.

According to an article on petMD: “Flea bite hypersensitivity and flea allergic dermatitis is the most common skin disease in pets. And although the allergies usually develop when dogs are young (less than one and up to five years of age), flea allergies can begin at any age. It is the saliva from the flea is actually believed to be the cause of the allergy or sensitivity.”

Do you worry that your dog may have an allergy or sensitivity? Read the rest of the article here.

What can you do to protect your pet from flea bites and potential flea allergies?

 

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