• Many pets itch. Sometimes it is obvious, and sometimes it is fairly well hidden, or only performed when their owner is not around. In dogs, itching shows up as scratching, chewing, rubbing, scooting, or licking. Foot licking is a very common form that this takes, and often goes unrecognized as itching. Many times people think that their dog is just cleaning himself, or grooming, as cats do. [...]

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    The following is a list of options for antihistamines that are known to be effective in cats. The name of the active ingredient is listed, with the name of a well known brand in parentheses. Also listed are approximate doses and any precautions. CAUTION: Do not purchase antihistamines that are combination products (multi-symptom, cold/flu medicines, decongestants, etc.), especially products [...]

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    The following is a list of options for antihistamines that are known to be effective in dogs & cats. The name of the active ingredient is listed, with the name of a well known brand in parentheses. Also listed are approximate doses for different weights, and any precautions. CAUTION: Do not purchase antihistamines that are combination products (multi-symptom, cold/flu medicines, decongestants,[...]

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    Allergies are not curable, but they are treatable. There are many different medications that can be used to treat allergies. This handout will outline an allergy treatment that is used as a first-line treatment. This conservative treatment will control mild allergies, only. Many animals with allergies will need stronger medications or alternative forms of treatment (for example: special diet or [...]

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