Traditionally used as farm animals, domestic animals are now treated as a member of the family. However, being in close contact with them may also lead to allergies. In Switzerland, cats, dogs, horses and rodents are the animals most commonly associated with the development of allergies.
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Allergies to cats, dogs, horses and rodents are common and may cause allergy symptoms throughout the year.
Allergies in animals
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Animals also have to contend with pollen and other allergies. One in five dogs, for example, have an allergy or intolerance. Cats and horses may also suffer from an allergy.