Antihistamine History Form

This is an Antihistamine History Form so that we can determine which drugs your pet was on and how they worked. Please let us know how the various antihistamine drugs worked for your pet.   Chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton)-helped a little–helped a lot–didn’t help at all–sedated Duration­­­­­ of treatment: _________   Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)-helped a little–helped a lot–didn’t help at all–sedated Duration of treatment: _________   Hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril)-helped a little–helped a lot–didn’t help at…

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Atopic Disease in Dogs and Cats

Atopic disease is an itchy skin condition sometimes referred to as atopy, environmental allergy, inhalant allergy, or ‘hay fever’. It may occur in dogs, cats, and many other animals. In dogs, it is a common, often hereditary problem that can occur in any breed but especially terriers, retrievers, German Shepherds, Bulldogs, Pugs, Lhasa Apsos, Shih tzu’s, Boxers, Dalmatians, Spaniels (especially Cocker Spaniels) and Shar Peis. Cats have not demonstrated a clear breed predisposition. Signs of…

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Grape Juice – Is it Toxic?

We make dozens of calls to the poison control companies and we thought we would pass on this tip. We had a couple recent calls about dogs ingesting grape flavored products. What we learned was that most products processed with grapes are so dilute that they have never had a case that developed toxicity from this type of ingestion and therefore do not feel they are toxic.

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