Are You Allergic to Dogs?

When I was a child, everyone in my neighborhood had a dog. However, I don't remember anyone claiming to suffer from pet allergies.  In my home, we always had pets like dogs, cats, and assorted rodents. You name it, we had at least one or two or six. As a teenager I began to develop symptoms of pet allergies, especially to our cats. I was always sneezing and rubbing my itchy eyes. I asked my father (the doctor) if he thought I was allergic to cats. He … [Read more...]