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Brent Harte
5 years ago

Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disorder in which the dog becomes sensitized and reactive to certain environmental allergens, such as pollens, or pest allergen such as fleas, or a food allergy such as grains or typically it’s a combination of sources.  The inflammation is caused by a baseline of histamines in the dog’s skin.  Histamines react with the fat tissue in dog’s skin causing an itching sensation, histamines additionally cause inflammation or heat, dog’s release heat through their paws, causing dogs to lick and chew at their paws.  Excessive immunes system activity in the dog’s epidermis interferes with the… Read more »