Many people will know how awful it feels to suffer with hayfever and how unbearable the spring and summer months can be. Hayfever in people is characterised by a runny nose, sneezing, itchiness – nose, throat and eyes. It can spoil your time outdoors and, if you have noticed any of these symptoms in your furry companion, then it is possible that they are suffering with hayfever too.
Is there anything I can do to help prevent my puppy from getting hayfever?
There are some breeds that are more likely to develop dog hayfever than others including:
Does my dog have hayfever?
There are many symptoms of hayfever in dogs:
What you can do to help:
This list may help you narrow down which pollen(s) your dog is allergic to:
If you believe that your pet may be suffering from hayfever, it is important to visit your vet to rule out any other potentially more serious conditions or other allergies and so that they can assess the severity, conduct tests and recommend the best course of treatment.