Cat and Dog Dander Allergies
Allergic reactions from dander are caused from the proteins found in the animal’s dandruff, urine, and saliva. These allergens collect on the animal’s fur. The animal sheds the fur normally and through grooming and petting, and the allergens become airborne, adhering to other items in house, and eventually becoming part of normal house dust. Cat dander is by far the most pervasive.