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  1. Arti says:

    Good question! Even a hairless dog is an allergic dog. Even though a few say that short-haired animals are less allergenic than their long-haired counterparts, this simply isn’t true since it’s not the fur but the dander (skin cells) that causes the reactions. Although it would seem like a few breeds or species of animals would be more problematic than others, there is no scientific evidence to prove that. Keeping your pet well groomed and washed can help prevent dander shedding, but that won’t entirely eliminate the risk of allergic reaction. Realistically, you may not be able to avoid all of the common allergens, but there are a few steps you can take to reduce exposure: Realistically, you may not be able to avoid all of the common allergens, but there are a few steps you can take to reduce exposure: Realistically, you may not be able to avoid all of the common allergens, but there are a few steps you can take to reduce exposure:

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