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Growing up with a dog reduces the risk of asthma and allergies

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00April 28th, 2008|Categories: Asthma, Dogs|Tags: , , , |

In a six-year study of 9,000 children, it was discovered that growing up with a dog leads to a low level of sensitization to allergens.  This was also true of children who did not have a dog in the home, but had frequent contact with dogs.  The children were not only less sensitive to animal dander, [...]

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