Pet Allergies

Pet Allergens

An Introduction To Allerpet® And Pet-Related Allergens Allerpet was created by Larry Kalstone as the first external product to aid in the removal of pet-related allergens from the animals of those persons who wanted pets but were unable to have them because of allergic reactions. The first suggestion of many professionals is to give up your […]

Hypoallergenic Animals

Are Certain Breeds Hypoallergenic? The term “hypoallergenic” is defined as something that is allergen-free or with little chance of causing allergenic reactions.  Hypoallergenic cats and dogs are believed by many pet owners to produce less dander and saliva and shed less fur.  As you search the Internet for information about hypoallergenic dogs or cats, you […]

Cleansing and Bathing

Cleansing The Allergens Away With Allerpet Dander Remover® Over the last few years, there has been much written about pet-related allergies with a special emphasis on cat allergies. Fel d1, the major ‘cat allergen’ is probably responsible for 65% of all pet-related allergy problems. Reducing Fel d1 has been the subject of many of these […]

Allerpet application

The Allerpet Bath

Directions for Using Allerpet Dander Remover® If your pet is small enough, especially a cat, let it sit on your lap on a terrycloth towel where it will feel secure. If you have a large dog, stand or let it lay down on a sturdy surface – nothing wobbly or the dog will become frightened and […]

Housekeeping Tips

Reducing Allergens In Your Environment Being allergic does not necessarily mean that you can’t have a pet or that you must give up one that you already have. Learning more about minimizing pet-related allergens and making some minor adjustments may help to solve your problem. It is frequently possible for allergic persons to live comfortably […]

General Pet Care & Habitat

An Introduction To Minimizing Pet-Related Allergy Problems Recent Studies Recent studies indicate that you can significantly decrease the amount of pet-related and other airborne allergens in your home by taking certain actions which, depending on the degree of suffering, include grooming your pet regularly to help remove dead hair and dander, periodically cleansing your pet’s […]

Dog and Cat Care

Care & Habitat For Your Dogs & Cats Introduction All dogs and cats, regardless of hair length, need to be groomed on a regular basis, not only to keep them looking attractive, but also… and more importantly for allergy sufferers… to minimize the pet-related allergens that trigger reactions. Certain dog breeds require complex trimming at regular […]

Rabbit Care

Care & Habitat For Your Rabbit Rabbit Allergens All breeds of rabbits can cause allergic reactions. Their major allergens are derived from the dander or dead skin flakes rabbits shed, the saliva that coats their fur when they self-groom, and their urine. Proportionately, rabbits cause more allergy problems than cats. Housing For Your Rabbit You […]

Small Animal Care

Care & Habitat For Small Furry Animals Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Mice & Rats Although gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice and rats belong to the rodent family, each species has its own particular habits and specific needs. Choosing A Cage Choosing the proper cage will not only increase your enjoyment of the animal but also […]

Bird Care

Care & Habitat For Your Bird General Information There are thousands of species of living birds, although most of the popular pet caged birds belong to two zoological orders: Psittaciformes and Passeriformes. Psittacine birds are all members of the parrot family, including cockatoos, cockatiels, budgerigars/parakeets, lovebirds, African grays, amazons, macaws and lories and lorikeets. They all […]

Allerpet Brochure

Allerpet® pet-related allergy brochure for people who are allergic to pets Hypoallergenic  Dogs & Cats . . . Fact or Fiction? Stories have been making the rounds for years about certain breeds of cats or dogs being hypoallergenic.  The breeds referred to are always those with no hair, little hair, or that do little shedding.  […]

Allerpet University Study

Formal Testing Under the sponsorship of Bayer AG of Germany, extensive formal testing of Allerpet® was completed at Utrecht University in the Netherlands (An abstract of this study was presented at the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology meeting in New York in February of 1995). Based upon the successful conclusion of this testing, Bayer […]