Video: Six Facts About Dog Allergies

As someone who has an “atopic” child—one with a predisposition toward developing certain allergic hypersensitivity—I have spent a lot time considering which dog breeds she can tolerate. Here’s a quick video that explains some of the important facts behind such a decision:

FACT #1: There is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog.

Yes, while some breeds (as I will soon discuss) are certainly better than other in the allergens department, there is NO such thing as a Hypoallergenic dog. Before you drop thousands of dollars on a dog that a “breeder” is claiming to be hypoallergenic and allergy-free, think twice before writing that check!

The accompanying article also offers a list of dog breeds that people with allergies should consider.

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