Category: Fin

Fin’s allergy test results

We knew that Fin has multiple allergies including yeast, colourings, preservatives and the like, but we wanted to get a fuller picture so that we could eliminate as many allergens as possible from his environment.

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Fin – anal glands and sensitest

As he was (relatively) infection-free at that moment, we took the opportunity to have some bloods taken for a Sensitest – which we hope will highlight Fin’s allergies.

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Fin goes camping

I called the dogs to follow us, but unfortunately, Fin had got the scent of food!  

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The day Fin swallowed a dead blackbird!

However he was totally obsessed by food of any kind and there was a day when he found a dead (and it has to be said, rather desiccated) Blackbird under some bushes in our garden – presumably one of my cats was the guilty party.

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Health: Horners syndrome

I have mentioned our rescued cavalier many times in connection with his many allergies.
As if that wasn’t enough, just after Fin turned 9 years old, I noticed that he was holding his head on one side. He really looked as though he had aged in the space of about a week or so.

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Allergies

Allergies in dogs can cause hair loss, flaky and itchy skin, behavioural problems, biting and chewing causing self mutilation. reddening of the skin, eye infections, ear infections and other symptoms.

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Allergies in Dogs

Adverse reactions to ingredients in the diet may well be one of the most common but least recognised causes of ill-health both in pets and humans.

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Biscuits for dogs with allergies

the bone shaped ones are a special recipe which will suit Fin with his many allergies.

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Fin’s Allergies

We knew that Fin, our rescued cavalier, had multiple allergies including yeast, colourings, preservatives and the like, but we wanted to get a fuller picture so that we could eliminate as many allergens as possible from his environment.

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Fin – Update

Fin slept from mid afternoon until 9am the following morning. He looked very poorly indeed. We made an appointment for him with the expectation that he would be euthanized.

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