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Animals

What is an animal allergen?

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

  • Skin
  • Dander
  • Saliva
  • Urine

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

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Last reviewed: 7/1/2012