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Are symptoms of dog allergies the same type of symptoms as cat allergies?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Cat and dog allergy can cause similar symptoms if one is allergic top them.
Answered on Aug 8, 2014

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