Allergies and sensitivities are a common problem with pets. Whether the problem is caused from foods or environmental factors, most integrative veterinarians believe that the root of the problem is a ‘malfunctioning’ immune system; therefore, the key to finding relief is supporting the immune system and building the microbiome (aka: healthy gut flora/bacteria). (Remember: experts agree that 80% of the immune system is in the gut). Feeding a quality, balanced, species-appropriate diet is the foundation. Here are some suggestions that may further help with your pet’s allergies:
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