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Staying Safe This Winter – Pets and Cold Weather

Winter is here and we have some tips for how to handle pets and cold weather.  Winter is a great time for snuggling with your pets by the fire, playing catch with snowballs and taking long walks down snowy lanes.  Winter is not without it’s hazards, though so here are some precautions you should take when the temperature dips.

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Why Does My Dog Itch?

Dogs can develop food allergies just like people. However, unlike people, they cannot share crucial information for the most accurate diagnosis. With the help of a veterinarian, you should rule out other health issues before settling on a diagnosis of food allergy.

The tendency to develop allergies can also be genetically determined. Dogs with other allergies like inhalant allergies or atopy may be at increased risk for developing a food allergy.  Dogs can also develop food intolerance from eating the same food day after day, which can produce the same symptoms as a food allergy.