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Having a Dog (but not a cat) When Young is Associated with Lower Risk of IBD

my little penguin

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Saw that one
However -apparently our dog didn’t do his job well 😂
Kiddo still was dx with crohns at 7 despite the dog from early age (before age 1)

he didn’t read any of the “memos” in any of the studies
No abx till age 4 -yet still developed crohns
Breastfed till after 1 year old -still developed crohns

just over active immune system
Reacted to everything from 14 days old on
San Diego
My dog let me down too. We always had dogs when I was growing up. The dog we had when I was age 1 to 4 was called Toby. I guess old Toby didn't pull through for me.