Pet Atopy, Pet Allergies & Dermatitis
Pet atopic dermatitis (pet atopy or pet allergies) is a disease in pets generally caused by an allergic reaction to environmental or airborne allergens such as, but not limited to, pollens, mold spores, and dust mites feces.
While we, as humans, usually develop itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose and other symptoms, our pets have much different symptoms that show up through their skin, making them miserable. These can lead to recurrent skin and ear infections along with other complications.
In fact, the severe itching and other complications caused by pet atopic dermatitis is one of the top claims submitted by nationwide pet insurance policyholders year after year.