Dog hives are often overlooked until they become extreme, and even then their appearance is sometimes written off as an allergic reaction. While my dog had one severe case of hives and anaphylaxis, his occasional hives are a result of grass allergies. The best thing for these types of reactions is prevention; however, if your dog does suffer from an extreme allergic reaction or hives, there are things you can do to help get rid of them at home.
You can find many articles on the Internet, and tips on what you can do to quickly remove a dog hive, but a lot of this information is not correct. If you try to treat a dog with hives by targeting the hive you could be making things worse and potentially hurting your dog.
Allergic Reaction a way to Get eliminate Dog Hives?
Your dog’s skin is covered with a fine layer of hair called “fur.” Fur helps keep your dog warm and protects them from the sun. It also acts as an insulator so that their body temperature does not change too much when it is hot or cold outside. Fur also helps protect them from any injuries that may happen during playtime or when running around outside.
If you own a dog, you will notice that they have different kinds of fur depending on the breed of dog that you own. For instance, some dogs have short fur while others have long hair like Labradors and Golden Retrievers. Some breeds have fur that is curly while others have straight hair like Poodles and Shih Tzus.
It’s not easy to watch your dog suffer from hives. Here are some tips for how to treat and prevent allergic reactions in dogs.
1. Watch out for the signs of an allergic reaction.
2. Keep your dog on a schedule of meds if he is prone to allergies.
3. Use an antihistamine like Benedryl or Benadryl if you’re not sure what’s going on with your dog’s skin.