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Posted on 07-18-2017
Summertime may bring more opportunities to take your pet outside to frolic in the grass but with the warmer weather also comes allergy season. Even if your pet has never shown symptoms of allergies in the past, environmentally-triggered seasonal allergies can show up at any time. Pets who suffer from seasonal allergies may be genetically inclined to allergic reactions or some may develop allergies from exposure to certain diseases at an early age. The specific root cause of an allergy may be difficult for a vet to pinpoint, but in any case, there are ways to combat the symptoms that develop because of them. Some of the most distinct signs that indicate your pet may have seasonal allergies are:
The pollen in the air during the spring and summer months may be wreaking havoc in you and your pet’s lives, but just as you can get a prescription or over-the-counter relief to help soothe your symptoms, your veterinarian can offer several helpful solutions for relieving your pet’s allergy problems. Some of the preventative measures that vets can take to help avoid your pet’s suffering are allergy shots, steroids, medicated shampoos or sprays, flea treatments, fish oil caplets, antihistamines and medications like Benadryl.
An entire team of highly experienced veterinarians and pet professionals who are passionate about keeping your furry friends healthy and safe all year round. We proudly serve Watertown, Ct and the surrounding area. We are pleased to be your local veterinarians who deserve to welcome and cared for with respect and dignity. At our animal hospital, we strive to care for your pets in the way that you’d want to be treated when in a medical environment.
We welcome you to come in and see for yourself why we take such pride in our animal hospital and the loving care that our team gives to each pet, and owner, that walks through our doors. There are new oral products and injectable that is very effective in relieving your pets' allergy symptoms. We look forward to meeting with you!
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