• How to Pick a Pet If You Have Allergies

    Mak / Stocksy What do you do when you know you have allergies to some or most pets but still want to adopt one? You’re not alone: According to the Cleveland Clinic, as many as 30 percent of Americans are allergic to cats and dogs — and many of those people would undoubtedly love to […]

  • Myths and Facts About Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

    Matilda Wormwood / Pexels If you or someone in your family have dog allergies but are determined to welcome a dog into your family, we have good and bad news for you. The good news is that you may be able to bring home a “hypoallergenic dog breed” and live with them in harmony. Here’s […]

  • Top 5 Ways to Stop Pet Itching

    When my vet recently told me that the number one reason people bring pets to her veterinary hospital is because of itching and related skin issues, I wasn’t surprised. Here in Southern California especially, the dry desert air combined with watered tropical landscaping and natural flora and fauna are a mecca for allergens and itch-causing […]

  • How Love Helped Me Beat My Cat Allergies.

    I am allergic to cats.  My boyfriend has two of them in a rather small house. The first time I visited him, after 15 minutes my eyes itched, my nose ran, and I could not stop sneezing.  So as my very first romantic gift to him, I gave him a brand-new Hepa vacuum cleaner!  It […]

  • New Study Shows Babies Exposed to Pets at Home are Healthier!

    Another reason to adopt a pet for your family! On top of teaching your kids compassion and providing a home for a deserving friend, we’ve got another pro-pet-adoption point! A recent study from Kuopio University Hospital in Finland shows that babies who live with pets during their first year of life are approximately one-third more likely to […]

  • Tips to reduce allergies to pets

    You can reduce or even eliminate allergies to your family pets, just by following some very simple steps! Cats and dogs are the most common pets that cause human allergic reactions. While it is rare for a human’s allergies to a pet to be so severe (and unresponsive when all these tips are used) that […]