Find A Physician

Return to Allergens: Animals Overview

More on Allergens: Animals

Health Library

Return to Allergens: Animals Overview

More on Allergens: Animals

Research and Clinical Trials

Return to Allergens: Animals Overview

More on Allergens: Animals

Clinical Services

Return to Allergens: Animals Overview

More on Allergens: Animals

Allergens: Animals

Allergens: Animals

What is an animal allergen?

Allergens found in animals are a common cause of allergic reactions. They are caused by the protein found in an animal's:

  • oil glands in the skin
  • dander
  • saliva
  • urine

Household pets, like cats and dogs, are the most common sources of animal allergens.

Click here to view the
Online Resources of Allergy & Asthma

  • Bookmark
  • Print


eNewsletters

Top of page