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Features August 2015 Issue

Allergic to Your Own Dog

Even the president's dog, chosen to protect his daughter from allergic reactions, can't be said to be truly hypoallergenic.

Allergic to Your Own Dog

15 steps for tamping down the allergy symptoms.

You thought you brought home a dog that wouldn’t make you allergic. After all, even the American Kennel Club website assured you his breed was hypoallergenic. And things seemed to be fine — for about a year. But now, every time you pet him or come back into your home from outside, your eyes become itchy. Your nose starts running, and your throat burns. What happened?

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