Atopy And Air Quality

Why Dogs Itch Especially In Summer and Especially Their Feet?

Atopy is an allergy AND irritation that occurs when air quality (and micropollution) are prevalently bad. You can learn more about your regional air quality from Scorecard.org which is listed in this article. In this document I describe what Atopy is, the six hallmark presentations and then what you can do about it. A warm, wet washcloth may be the most important part! Read on.

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Dr Erik Johnson

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.