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Allergies - Animals

Why should someone with allergy to animals wear a MedicAlert medical ID?

Dogs and cats are man's best friends. Approximately 35% of Canadian households have either a cat or a dog as part of their family. Even if you don't have a pet, you are more than likely to encounter a pet in your social circle. Allergic reactions to animals can be due to dander, hair and saliva. When you have an allergic reaction, you could rapidly experience a frightening and serious physical reaction, including blocking of your airways which, in some cases, can trigger a severe asthma attack. Don't avoid man's best friends, just be prepared with the MedicAlert 24-hour Emergency Hotline.  Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people with allergy to animals?

Your MedicAlert medical ID bracelet is just what it sounds like: a medical alert to any paramedics or doctors who might be trying to save you in an emergency. Awareness of your condition can save you when every second counts.

Doctors often recommend that people wear an official MedicAlert ID bracelet. As a charity, we’ve been the trusted emergency information experts in Canada for over 55 years. Only MedicAlert ensures your bracelet is custom engraved in standard medical language reviewed by MedicAlert's medically trained specialists, and includes a 24/7 hotline to answer emergency questions from paramedics and emergency responders.

In fact, your MedicAlert medical ID works even when you're traveling. Our exclusive hotline specialists pick up the phone to take calls from paramedics in over 140 languages.

What types of medical IDs does MedicAlert have?

Your MedicAlert ID can be a bracelet, necklace, watch, wristband, and more. Our materials include gold, silver, stainless steel, and more. Browse our styles of MedicAlert ID jewellery for men, women and children.