Allergic to Pets?: The Breakthrough Guide to Living with the Animals You Love

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2008 - Pets - 176 pages
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Avoid Allergic Outbreaks–Not Animals! Allergic to Pets? addresses the problem that plagues allergic animal lovers everywhere: how to live with a pet you love when you (or a family member) are allergic to it.

Sensitivity to animals is one of the most frequently diagnosed allergies–yet until now, allergic animal lovers have been faced with only two choices: give up their beloved pets or live with the suffering. Finally help is here! Allergic to Pets? is the first book to provide effective advice for cohabiting with cats, dogs, small furry pets, birds, and even horses. Renowned pet expert Shirlee Kalstone explains:

• What causes an allergic reaction and how to ward off the worst of it
• How to care for your hairy, furry, and feathered pets (and their environments) to minimize allergens
• A room-by-room guide to allergen-proofing your home
• When to get professional assistance: medicines for the sufferer as well as nontoxic allergen-reducing products formulated specifically for animals
And much more!

Allergic to Pets? is an indispensable resource for animal-loving allergy sufferers everywhere, packed with much-needed advice, explanations, and helpful tips.


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User Review  - chennie - Overstock.com

I found the book very informative and helpful. Since I have quiet a few allergies the chapters in thebook showed me how to prevent certain things that might trigger these conditions. I would really recommend this book to all pet owners. and people suffering from allergy symptoms. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION I
2
PETRELATED ALLERGIC SKIN PROBLEMS
14
GENERAL SUGGESTIONS FOR REDUCING
40
MINIMIZING CAT AND DOG ALLERGENS
49
MINIMIZING BIRD ALLERGENS
66
MINIMIZING RABBIT ALLERGENS
73
MINIMIZING RODENT ALLERGENS
80
MINIMIZING FERRET ALLERGENS
89
MINIMIZING HORSE ALLERGENS
95
OTHER SUBSTANCES THAT MAKE
100
ALLERGENPROOFING YOUR HOME
109
PET ALLERGIES IN THE WORKPLACE
122
ALLEVIATE ALLERGIES
131
RESOURCE GUIDE
142
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Shirlee Kalstone is an internationally recognized expert on pets for over twenty years, and has published numerous books on pet health care, first aid, grooming, behavior problems and housebreaking, including including How to Housebreak Your Dog in 7 Days (nearly 400,000 copies in print!).


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