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Pet Allergies

Clovis Pet Hospital in Clovis CA services the Fresno, CA metro area with world-class veterinarian care. Our vet and highly trained staff specialize in preventative and wellness treatments for dog and cat pet allergies. If your pet suffers from any type of allergy, we can help. Dog and cat pet allergies can strike at any time from any number of stimuli, and the reaction can cause your pet to suffer in several ways. By understanding pet allergies better, you can know what symptoms to observe and convey to our vet.

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Types of Pet Allergies

Just as there are different types of allergies for humans, various types affect dogs and cats. The triggers are wide-ranging and sometimes difficult to pinpoint. It helps to monitor your pet and observe their interactions with the environment and surroundings. The following is a brief review of some of the causes and symptoms of pet allergies:

Skin Allergies

  • Flea allergy dermatitis
  • Food allergens
  • Environmental allergens like dust, pollen, and mold
  • Seasonal allergens
  • Medicated shampoo
  • Prescription drugs

Food Allergies

  • Dogfood or cat food allergens
  • Human food allergens
  • Raw food, grass, weeds, or dead animal consumption

Acute Allergies

  • Bee stings
  • Insect bites
  • Vaccine reactions
  • Seasonal allergens
  • Airborne or environmental allergens
  • Medicated shampoo
  • Prescription drugs

Symptoms of Pet Allergies

Skin Allergies

  • Itchy skin
  • Red, inflamed skin
  • Hives
  • Itchy ears
  • Itchy, runny eyes
  • Constant biting, chewing and licking
  • Chronic ear infections
  • Constant head shaking

Food Allergies

  • Itchy skin, especially around ears and paws
  • Facial swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sneezing
  • Coughing and gagging

Acute Allergies

  • Hives
  • Facial swelling
  • Swelling of throat, eyelids, lips, or ear flaps
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sneezing
  • Constant biting, chewing and licking
  • Coughing and gagging
  • Anaphylactic shock

The only way to get an accurate diagnosis for your dog or cat is to have it examined by your vet. Then, you can begin the proper treatment and get your pet back to wellness, good health, and happy living.

Pet Allergy Treatment

If pet allergies are left untreated, they may become life-threatening. Scratching itchy skin can quickly become infected, creating a more significant problem. If your pet suffers an acute reaction, it can turn into anaphylactic shock resulting in death.  Clovis Pet Hospital has the experience and innovative treatments and technologies to treat your dog or cat for any allergy. We offer preventative treatments, and our pet hospital provides high-quality care customized just for your pet.

Our approach to treating pet allergies includes:

  • Medicated shampoos to eliminate allergens and bacteria
  • Topical solutions to treat the skin against bacteria and infection
  • Eye rinses to remove allergens and prevent infection
  • Ear cleaning solutions to rid your pet of harmful allergens and bacteria
  • Nutrition and dietary guidance

Schedule an Appointment with Our Veterinarian for Pet Allergy Treatment in Fresno, CA, and Clovis, CA

Call Clovis Pet Hospital today at (559) 297-1222 for more information on pet allergy treatment or to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian.

Business Hours

Monday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

7:30 am-5:30 pm

*Please call ahead of time as appointments can be limited to AM only*

Sunday:

Closed

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