The short answer is...Allergies But to elaborate a little more, we asked Lakeshore Animal Clinic Veterinarian Dr. Parker a few questions. Below are the results of that Q&A. Q. Can dogs have outdoor allergies and how are they affected? A. Yes, I see many canine patients affected with outdoor allergies. Some dogs have only seasonal problems, but I have many patients that … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Let The Dogs Out?
Q. I have a child with mild allergies, will carpet cleaning help reduce allergies in our home? A. Carpets can harbor allergens like dust mites, pet dander and other aggravating proteins. In fact, carpet may contain 100 times more allergens than hardwood floors. So yes, having your carpets professionally steam cleaned will help reduce the allergens in your home. And, for the … [Read more...] about Will Carpet Cleaning Help Reduce Allergies?
Q. Is there anything I can change in my baby’s room to help them sleep better? A. Yes! When thinking about your baby’s room there are a few things to take into account. First, make sure the crib meets the latest safety standards. Crib slats should be no more than 2 and 3/8 inches apart and the mattress should fit snuggly in the crib. Next, skip the mobile. They are too … [Read more...] about Can My Baby’s Room Help Him Sleep Better?
Q. What role does a parent have in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? A. Parents play a critical role in successful outcomes of their child’s ABA therapy. ABA therapy is successful in teaching skills and reducing undesirable behaviors. Parents are with their children far more than any therapist. For this reason, how parents engage with their children while incorporating or not … [Read more...] about Parent’s Role in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Q. I’m a new parent and I heard about ‘baby proofing my car.’ What does that mean? A. Just as you baby proof your home, you can baby proof your car with a few simple measures and help keep your child safe while on the go. The car seat you select is one of the most important things you can do; use the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s car seat guide to find the … [Read more...] about What does “Baby Proofing My Car” mean?