These are the 10 dog breeds predisposed to food and skin allergies – including the loving Labrador
A lot of us decided to welcome new puppies into our homes last year – according to Kennel Club the number of dog owners has climbed nearly eight percent – and the demand for four-legged friends after the lockdown remains high.
There is a huge selection of 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, as well as plenty of crossbreeds, so there is a lot of thought to be done before selecting the latest addition to your family.
There’s even academic advice to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” categorizing breeds by instinct, obedience, and adaptability.
Another thing to take into consideration is that some breeds are prone to the development of lighteners.
If you know your dog is predisposed to a certain allergy, you can watch for telltale signs and seek treatment quickly.
Here are the 10 dog breeds that are predisposed to developing allergies.