Atopy, Atopic Dermatitis, or Atopic Allergy, one of the most frequent types of allergies in dogs, is a reaction in response to substances present in the air which could be inhaled or absorbed when in contact with the skin.
Plants and pollens are seasonal allergens while some foods or ingredients, like wool, feathers, mildew, house dust and mites are present all year long. Atopy could affect dogs of all breeds. However, there are some breeds that are more susceptible to Atopic Dermatitis.
Click on the links below to know more about the Atopy's symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, tips to prevent it, as well as the breeds more prone to this kind of allergies and opportunistic bacterial infections.
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