Allergy Symptoms

Common Symptoms

Pet Ear Allergies Ears
Ears:

APPEARANCE: waxy discharge; redness, odor.

BEHAVIOR: scratching or rubbing ears with paws or against furniture.

Pet Face Allergies Face
Face:

APPEARANCE: muzzle, chin and areas around the eyes reddened with hair loss.

BEHAVIOR: scratching or rubbing face with paws or against furniture.

Pet Haircoat Allergies Haircoat
Haircoat:

APPEARANCE: bald spots; brown discoloration where licking has occurred.

BEHAVIOR: scratching sides/ belly; rubbing face against furniture or carpet, licking.

Pet Skin Allergies Skin
Skin:

APPEARANCE: reddened; possibly with crusts or scales; odor with secondary infections.

BEHAVIOR: scratching & licking sides/belly, elbows, groin.

Pet Feet Allergies Feet
Feet:

APPEARANCE: inflammation, redness, odor; brown discoloration where licking has occurred.

BEHAVIOR: licking and chewing of feet/pads.

Pet Hyperactivity Antihistamines Hyperactivity
Hyperactivity:

APPEARANCE: Aggression, restlessness, anxiety.

BEHAVIOR: Suddenly snapping, irritability, agitation, insomnia.

Pet Drowsiness Antihistamines Drowsiness
Drowsiness:

APPEARANCE: Sleeping more, sluggish.

BEHAVIOR: Lethargic, sleeping more, unenthusiastic.

Pet Dry Mouth Antihistamines Dry Mouth
Dry Mouth:

APPEARANCE: Depressed, mopes.

BEHAVIOR: Increase water consumption, increase in urination.

Pet Lack of Appetite Antihistamines Lack of Appetite
Lack of Appetite:

APPEARANCE: Lethargic, sluggish.

BEHAVIOR: Indifference to food, reduction in appetite, weight loss.

Pet Nausea Antihistamines Nausea
Nausea:

APPEARANCE: Lethargic, sluggish.

BEHAVIOR: Whiney, nervous, agitated, pacing.

Pet Constipation Antihistamines Constipation
Constipation:

APPEARANCE: Distended belly, sluggish.

BEHAVIOR: Decrease in appetite, difficulty urination, lethargic.

Pet Earflap Irritation Cyclosporine Earflap Irritation
Earflap Irritation:

APPEARANCE: Red, swollen
ear flaps.

BEHAVIOR: Itching ears, wincing associated with ear contact,
ear tenderness.

Pet Gingival Hyperplasia Cyclosporine Gingival Hyperplasia
Gingival Hyperplasia:

APPEARANCE: Overgrowth of
gum tissue.

BEHAVIOR: Mouth sensitivity, difficulty chewing, red/swollen gums.

Pet Skin and Coat Issues Cyclosporine Skin and Coat Issues
Skin & Coat Issues:

APPEARANCE: Thicker coat, acne, increased bruising, bacterial/fungal infection, scabbing.

BEHAVIOR: Excessive shedding, scratching, tender areas of skin.

Pet Muscle Cramps/Weakness Cyclosporine Muscle Cramps/Weakness
Muscle Cramps/Weakness:

APPEARANCE: Sluggish, shows pain doing everyday tasks.

BEHAVIOR: Lethargic, limping, difficulty walking long distances & raising itself after laying down.

Pet Upset Stomach Cyclosporine Upset Stomach
Upset Stomach:

APPEARANCE: Distended belly, sluggish.

BEHAVIOR: Decrease in appetite, difficulty urinating, lethargic.

Pet Hyperactivity/Mood Swings Steriods Hyperactivity/Mood Swings
Hyperactivity/Mood Swings:

APPEARANCE: Aggression, restlessness, anxiety.

BEHAVIOR: Suddenly snapping, irritability, agitation, insomnia.

Pet Panting Steriods Panting
Panting:

APPEARANCE: Increase in thirst, appears to be in pain and/or have a hard time catching breath.

BEHAVIOR: Drinking more, anxious, frequent urination.

Pet Adrenal Glands Steriods Adrenal Glands
Adrenal Glands:

APPEARANCE: Skin lesions, hair loss, scabs, weight gain, fatigue, muscle pain.

BEHAVIOR: Chewing, scratching, rubbing, lethargy.

Pet Diabetes Steriods Diabetes
Diabetes:

APPEARANCE: Increase in thirst and appetite.

BEHAVIOR: Lethargy, increase in appetite, laziness, drinking and urinating more, weight gain.

Pet Weight Gain Steriods Weight Gain
Weight Gain:

APPEARANCE: Pot belly, sagging stomach.

BEHAVIOR: Increase in appetite, difficulty walking long distances & raising itself after lying down.

Pet Pancreas Steriods Pancreas
Pancreas:

APPEARANCE: Painful abdomen, abdominal distention, lack of appetite, dehydration.

BEHAVIOR: Vomiting, diarrhea, hunched up posture, lethargy.

Pet Diarrhea Steriods Diarrhea
Diarrhea:

APPEARANCE: bloating, loose stool, anxious

BEHAVIOR: drinking more frequently, lethargy, and an increase in appetite