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    Can Dogs Really Be Hypoallergenic?

    The term “hypoallergenic” is commonly used to describe dog breeds that are supposedly less likely to cause an allergic reaction in humans. This has led to the belief that some breeds of dogs are “safe” for people with allergies, but are dogs really hypoallergenic? The answer is no. No breed of dog is entirely hypoallergenic. All dogs produce allergens, which are proteins found in their skin, saliva, and urine that can trigger an allergic reaction in susceptible individuals. However, some dog breeds may produce fewer allergens or shed less, which can make them more tolerable for people with allergies. If you have a pup with allergies, you can consider using…

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