Same as dogs, cats can also go down with allergy, in which skin allergies are very common. The disease occurs in all varieties, and all ages. In case you are not treated promptly and properly, it will have dangerous consequences for your pets. Find out why and how to deal with it!
How to know your animal allergy skin?
You can see the symptoms below if your pet has it.
The first most frequently encountered symptom is itching then the animal bites, chews, licks or rubs the skin. You may find some areas of the skin or the entire body shed; skin that is inflamed, red or wet with oil. The more important thing is inherited by bacteria and fungi (often yeast). Infection can cause fever, weight loss, and anorexia.
If you find your pet has one of these symptoms, go to your veterinarian for a check-up.
What causes allergy skin?
There are many causes, but can be summarized in 3 main reasons:
Atopic dermatitis caused by biting lice, this is a common cause but we rarely pay attention to it. When they bite, there is an itchy substance in the saliva and then the pet easily becomes irritated.
Food: It is as if a pet can also be allergic to food like meat, cereal, etc. Sometimes animals can vomit and have diarrhea at the same time.
Local allergies are allergies from the surrounding environment. According to the study, it is estimated that between 3 and 15% of dogs have an allergic reaction. The allergen may be pollen, dust, mold, dust, animal hair inside the house; outside may be plants. allergens may be caused by inhalation, foot pads or ingestion. These things are plentiful everywhere and finding and blocking is difficult.
Is treatment possible?
Usually treatment is based on the cause. Therefore, with the cause of lice allergy, the room is the best. Start with the lice and curative program before the onset of the illness. It is better to take a monthly clinic with clean beds, accommodation and weekly surroundings.
If you monitor and suspect pet food allergies, they will need food for allergies.
With atopic dermatitis may be more difficult but in the process of pet disease will be treated by veterinarians with injectable or oral medication, some cases of pet need to be treated for a long time.