My name is Karli and I had a questions about a peanut

Posted on: Sun, 09/07/2014 - 3:39am
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My name is Karli and I had a questions about a peanut butter reaction my 4 year old son had.
He has a severe peanut allergy and we recently went to my brothers house were they had peanut butter early in the morning before we got there. They let their dogs lick the plate and then the dog licked my sons face and he broke out in hives all over his face. I knew immediately that he touched peanut butter somewhere. I gave two doses of benadryl and he was fine. I am shocked that a child can get a reaction from a dog that had peanut butter. Has anyone experienced anything like this?
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Karli

Posted on: Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:17am
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Absolutely. We had the same thing happen when we didn't know the dog age PB treats.

Posted on: Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:33am
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It can happen.
We have placed an "Allergy Alert" on our dog's record at the Vet, Kennel and Groomer not to give him any snacks with peanuts or PB. At the Kennel the owner suggested, they put the "special diet" collar that prohibits food or snacks that did not come from home. She didn't want to take the risk that an innocent treat could hurt our daughter.
We also call dog food companies to make sure their commodity items like added glycerin, fibers or starch did not originate from peanuts before we buy. We stick to made in US or Canada.
My daughter once had a skin reaction when she scratched her arm after touching a golf flag!

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