Subject: Why are people allergic to cats and not dogs?
Date: Tue May 9 14:34:26 2000
Posted by Andrew Barbour
Grade level: grad (non-science)
City: Tucson State/Province: AZ
Area of science: Immunology
I know how and why people develop reactions to pet dander, but why is a
cat allergy so much more common than dog allergies? My gut instinct tells
me that is has something to do more with the animal's cleaning habits more
than any inherent extra potency of cat dander. So what gives?
Re: Why are people allergic to cats and not dogs?
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