As the first day of spring approaches, pet owners everywhere are excited to spend more time outdoors with their furry friends. However, for some pets and their owners, spring also means the start of allergy season.
Just like humans, pets can suffer from allergies too. Your furry friend may be susceptible to seasonal allergies due to the presence of pollen, spores, grass seeds, and dust. These allergies can cause discomfort for your pet, such as excessive scratching and chewing of irritated skin.
But what can you do to help your furry companion feel their best during this time of year?
First, it’s important to recognize the signs of allergies in pets.
Common symptoms include itching, redness, swelling, and irritation of the skin, ears, or eyes. Your pet may also
experience sneezing, coughing, and other respiratory issues. If you suspect your pet is suffering from allergies,
consult with your veterinarian to determine the best course of action.
How to prevent allergies?
#1: Keep their environment clean. Make sure to vacuum and dust regularly, and wash your pet’s bedding frequently. You may also want to consider using air purifiers or other allergy-control products in your home.
#2: Ensure that your pet is on a healthy diet. A balanced diet can help boost your pet’s immune system, making them better equipped to handle allergens. Consult with your veterinarian to determine the best food
for your pet’s specific needs.
#3: Make sure your pet receives regular grooming, including brushing and bathing. This can help remove allergens from their fur and skin, reducing the risk of allergic reactions.
#4: Pay attention to your pet’s behavior and overall health during allergy season. If you notice any changes in their behavior or symptoms, consult with your veterinarian as soon as possible.
Our Favorite Allergy Treatments
At Pet Pros, we understand the importance of keeping your pet healthy and comfortable during allergy season. That’s why we offer a range of products designed to help alleviate allergy symptoms in pets.
- Skout’s Honor Probiotic Itch Relief Shampoo is perfect for pets with dry, itchy, irritated and sensitive skin. It helps support a healthy microbiome to defend against common skin problems and bad
bacteria. Topical probiotics block & defend against harmful bacteria.
- Skout’s Honor Probiotic Paw Spray for Pets. Is your pet biting, gnawing or licking their paws? We go you covered. Supports healthy skin and relieves itchy, stinky and irritated paws. It is also
non-medicated, alcohol-free and hypoallergenic for those pets with sensitive skin.
- Nulo Immune + Seasonal Allergy Support, Soft Chews. Help improve occasional and seasonal allergies and enhances the immune system response.
- Skout’s Honor Probiotic Hot Spot Hydrogel for Pets. 99% natural and non-medicated Probiotic Hot Spot Hydrogel with aloe & algin soothes, heals and protects wounds including hot spots, skin abrasions, lacerations, cuts, burns and irritated skin.
- Skout’s Honor Pet Itch Relief. Daily-use Probiotic Itch Relief spray with oatmeal that calms, soothes and hydrates itchy, irritated skin with long-lasting relief.
We’re committed to providing the best possible care for your pet.
Visit us today to see our full range of allergy-control products and find the perfect solution for your pet’s seasonal allergies.
Let’s make this spring a happy and healthy one for your furry companion.
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