Hotels that invite pets may also be inviting allergic reactions

Some hotel chains allow people to bring their pets to stay in their hotel rooms, but what happens when someone with an allergy to dogs also wants a room? An article in the Seattle Times has shown that it is not always possible to be absolutely sure a room has had all allergenic fluff and hair removed, even with an expensive deep-clean. And the lingering presence of dog is enough to trigger an asthma attack in some people. Some hotels keep pet room separate from non-pet rooms, so it is worth making sure, if you have an allergy to pets, that you will be put in a room that has never had an animal to stay.

Source: The Seattle Times

First Published in October 2011


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