A.) No, I didn't know that!
B.) Yes, I always knew that!
C.) I don't care. I still love my pet!
If you chose B, you're on you're way to understanding pet allergies!
Most people assume that pet hair is the allergen regarding people's sensitivities around animals – but this isn't true! Pet dander, or tiny protein bits of skin, saliva, and urine released by animals into the air, is the culprit. Believe it or not, this microscopic mix of proteins can cause watery eyes, sneezing fits, and wheezing in those with pet allergies. It's the dander and not the hair:)