Looking for a hypoallergenic pet? A goldfish is probably the way to go. Not so snuggly, true. But the idea that you can find a cat or dog that won’t aggravate allergies is bunk, according to allergists. A study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found no difference between allergens in homes with ordinary dogs and those with supposedly hypoallergenic pooches. Dr. David Hauswirth of the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State is quoted.
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