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Here are some common signs a trip to the vet may be in order to check your pet for allergies:

Red, irritated, or watery eyes, swollen paws, itchy skin chronic coughing nad sneezing, inflamed ears, nasal discharge, licking and chewing feet, hair loss.There are several options to determine what is causing your pet’s symptoms. Veterinarians may conduct a physical exam, blood tests or a special elimination diet to determine the source and develop a treatment plan to provide relief.

A lot of allergies can be pollen or food-related.

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Mani-pedis are really important for both dogs and cats. If left unattended, nails can grow into the skin. Not only is this painful but it also makes walking extremely difficult. If you struggle to trim nails, both a groomer or the vet’s office can help. Some adoption agencies offer free nail trims for life. So be sure to ask when you adopt.

A nice cat scratching post will also help keep nails in good shape.