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Food Allergy

Posted on October 16th, 2014

Food allergy is a common problem in our dog and cat populations. Seventy-five percent of the immune system in dogs and cats is contained in the GI system. Redness and itching of the skin caused by food allergy are very

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Seasonal Allergies

Posted on September 15th, 2014

Seasonal allergies(Atopy) in our pet population here in northern Michigan is a common problem.  Although we most commonly see our canine patients for dermatologic allergy symptoms, we do occasionally see our feline patients with respiratory or dermatologic allergy. The most

FELINE ALLERGY

Posted on June 24th, 2014
What are allergies and how do they affect cats?

One of the most common conditions affecting cats is allergy. In the allergic state, the cat’s immune system ‘overreacts’ to foreign substances (allergens or antigens) to which it is exposed. Those

Canine Allergies Petoskey Michigan

CANINE ALLERGIES

Posted on May 28th, 2014

What are allergies, and how do they affect dogs?

One of the most common conditions affecting dogs is allergy. In the allergic state, the dog’s immune system ‘overreacts’ to foreign substances (allergens or antigens) to which it is exposed. These