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Today we’re tackling childhood allergies to pets — and whether those allergies can be prevented by early exposure. We touched base with Deborah Pockross, M.D., an allergist and immunologist at Kenilworth Medical Associates in Illinois to get the facts: Thinkstock PETFINDER: How can parents know if their child is developing …

Allergy season is here and I’ve got the runny nose to prove it. If you’re experiencing allergy symptoms for the first time, you may wonder whether your pet has something to do with your sudden sniffles. But your pet may not be to blame. Here are some things to consider: …

Allergies to pets are one of the most common reasons pets end up in shelters. And, while many pet parents agree that the enjoyment they get from their pets outweighs the annoyance of their allergies, living with a pet you’re allergic to can affect both your lifestyle and your health. …