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Canine Allergies Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Canine Allergies.

Dealing with Pet Allergies

Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies...  Read more

The Most Popular Dog Breeds

Mixed-breed dogs make up more than 50% of all the dogs in the United States, so technically "mutts" are the most popular dog in America.  A survey of these mixed-breed pets in 2010, which included 36,000 DNA tests, revealed the most po...  Read more

10 'People Foods' You Can Feel Good about Feeding Your Dog

As a veterinarian, I spend my days lecturing people on which foods to avoid feeding their pets. Canine obesity is on the uprise, and most of us are aware that feeding our pets too many table scraps can quickly lead to weight gain. Overweight pets can...  Read more

The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

I grew up in a garden apartment development in New York, quite different from the suburban home my children know. There were tons of other kids around, my best friend lived downstairs, and we walked or rode bikes everywhere. I was never envious of my...  Read more

Water Exercise for Dogs

When my husband and I adopted a golden retriever mix, we assumed he'd be the kind of dog who loves to go for a swim or play in puddles. But whatever Jack is mixed with totally nixed the retriever's legendary love of water. When other dogs are...  Read more

Allergies!
Updated 4/2/2014 10:05:35 AM

I can barely step outside before the coughing and sneezing catches up to me. Just walking to some of my classes leave me out of breath. As happy as I am to greet the sunshine and spring time, what am I suppose to do about getting exercise in whe...  Read more

Help with protein ideas with new food allergies!
Updated 3/27/2014 11:13:35 PM

I finally went to the doctor for not losing weight and feeling sick and tired all the time. I was doing everything right. Eating right, trying to exercise even if I felt like crap (which was everyday), and tried to go to bed at the same time every ni...  Read more

Allergies
Updated 2/27/2014 11:40:27 AM

What to do if allergic to ALL fresh foods and vegetables. If I eat any of these my throat closes up and I can't breath. Just about all suggestions are for these fruits and vegetables....  Read more

food allergy sufferer returning after a year absen
Updated 1/24/2014 8:18:38 PM

Hi everyone. I tried SparkPeople before, and didn't stay very long because I still couldn't lose weight. Now, a year later, I am back looking for better results. I know quite a few foods I can no longer eat, and am hoping that will give me a better...  Read more

Bean allergy, what else is a good filler?
Updated 1/15/2014 9:35:42 PM

I have G6PD deficiency which basically means no beans or legumes. So alot of filling meals are off the table for me. I also have trouble with the spark meal plan because of it. Any suggestions of other filling things to eat....  Read more

Drink Apple Cider Vinegar for numerous health benefits

Add a Tbsp of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar to 2 cups of warm water in the morning. It helps to regulate your blood-sugar, decrease your appetite, and keep you regular. It's a good replacement for coffee as a diuretic....  Read more

Chobani Fat Free Greek Yogurt

All natural. No preservatives. No artificial flavors. No synthetic growth hormones: No rBST-treated milk. Includes 5 live & active cultures, including 3 probiotics. Made with real fruit. Twice the protein of regular yo...  Read more

People with Allergies

This group is for anyone with allergies to learn from each other and share how to deal with them....  Read more

New Food Allergy Guidelines Released

In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty...  Read more

In the News: Childhood Food Allergies On the Rise

New statistics released this week from the CDC show an 18% increase in the number of children with food allergies over the past 10 years. In 1997, 1 in 30 kids had food allergies, and now that number is closer to 1 in 26 (about 3 million kids). Pea...  Read more