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Cat Health & Care, Dog Health, Pet Health & Skin

Pet Dander – Understanding the Basics

by Lisa Porter on May 23 2023

Pet dander refers to the tiny particles of dead skin that animals, particularly dogs, and cats, naturally shed. These minuscule flecks of skin can become airborne and settle on various environmental surfaces, such as furniture, carpets, and bedding. According to the American Lung Association, pet dander is a common trigger for allergic reactions, particularly in individuals with sensitivities or allergies to pets.

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