Tag: 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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Allergies in dogs

An allergy is the body’s immune system’s response to a common substance called an allergen.  These can be found in foods, tree, grass and flower pollen, mould, dust and mites.

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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 in dogs

Our rescued Cavalier, Fin, has multiple allergies. He is the worst case that our vet has seen! I have opened this page so that owners of dogs with allergies and share their experiences and things which have worked for them.

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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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Ask Anne … Q & A … Fleas

We have a 2 year old Blenheim and she has been a dream since a pup but the past two months she has ‘nibbled’ all the fur off her back and near her tail.

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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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