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Health Library : Allergy and Asthma

 

Allergens: Animals

What is an animal allergen?

Allergens found in animals are a common cause of allergic reactions. They are caused by the protein found in animal:

  • Oil glands in the skin
  • Dander
  • Saliva
  • Urine

Household pets, like cats and dogs, are the most common sources of animal allergens.

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