Here’s How to Tell When Your Dog Needs Medical Help for Her Allergies
A few weeks after I brought my adopted black lab home, I knew something was wrong. More often than not, she was scratching some part of her body. I knew she had allergies — her foster family told me they would give her a daily antihistamine — but I don’t think I was quite prepared for actually treating it.
Thankfully, my pet had been allergy tested by her previous family, so I had an idea where to start. The problem was, she was allergic to virtually everything: grass, dust and storage mites just to start. But is pricey allergy testing really your first step?