To successfully treat allergy or atopy in dogs, cats and horses, a multi-modal approach is often required. This includes environmental control, topical control, systemic treatment and allergen-specific immunotherapy. Only environmental control might not be enough to treat allergy symptoms.
Animals can be allergic or sensitive for pollen from many different grasses, plants and trees, but which pollen are causing the most frequent sensitisation in animals? Artuvet had a look in their database with serum test results for the past two years and created a list of the top 10 pollen for dogs, cats and horses.
Eight years ago the world collapsed for Esther Klok, owner of top sport horse Diesel. It started when Diesel was in the Dutch team (A-squad single driving), he developed hundreds of lumps within 10 minutes. After a lot of examination by Diesel’s veterinarian, it turned out that Diesel developed an allergy.