They’re cute and oh-so-cuddly, but your sneezes, watering eyes and headache are anything but adorable. Pet allergies, including those to cats and dogs, are among the most common allergies. While an animal can be a wonderful addition to any home, talking with your allergist before introducing a new pet is an important step to integrating … Continue reading 4 things you need to know about pets and your allergies
For my wife and I, sharing our bed with our four pugs can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. So we can appreciate Dr. Jane Sadler’s struggles in sleeping with her own full-grown standard poodle, Jett. Dr. Sadler, a family medicine physician on staff at Baylor Medical Center at Garland, writes this week in … Continue reading Sleeping with pets worth the health risks?
“There are two types of dog bites: there’s the spontaneous and the aggravated. The majority of the ones that we see are the aggravated type, which means you’re doing something that makes the dogs bite,” said Michael Foreman, M.D., medical director of Trauma Service and Neurosurgical ICU and on the medical staff at Baylor University … Continue reading Sometimes the Bark Isn’t Worse than the Bite