Dog Asthma

Pulmonary medicine Allergic (extrinsic) asthma, specifically attributed to major dog allergen, called Can f 1, is primarily found in dog saliva. Unlike cat allergen, which is found in the dander from sebaceous glands in the skin, the skin of dogs does not appear to be a major source of Can f 1. Dog albumin is also an important allergen
Low allergy breeds Irish water spaniel, Kerry blue terrier, Lhasa Apso, Maltese, Poodles, Portuguese water dog, Schnauzer, Shih Tzu, soft-coated Wheaton terrier, Yorkshire terrier
Veterinary medicine Like their owners, dogs mount immune responses to allergens, including local and generalised hypersensitivity reactions, food allergies, and atopy with itching which may respond to corticosteroids and desensitisation
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