Allergic reaction or stress?

Last week a few minutes before training Mirtillo had a bump on his nose. It disappeared after the training. This morning he got this bump again during the training and he also has a swollen lip.

We started giving him fish oil on the saterday before last weeks training.
I'm not sure, but I have the feeling his lips are a bit swollen after eating the fish oil, but only on the days of the training he also has a swollen nose :S

Is it an allergic reaction to the fish oil? Stress? Or a combination?

He gets the fish oil, because he has a lot of dander. We agreed with the vet to give the oil first and if this doesn't help, we will change food (we will go raw).

Shall I stop giving the oil or just wait and see for another week?

Pictures of his nose:


I would say an allergic reaction to something. I have never seen a bump like that from stress. Looks to me like a bite of some kind

@tanza:

Looks to me like a bite of some kind

Yeah, last week we also thought it was a bite.. but it's pretty weird that it happens twice during training.. and nowhere else.

Does he get it any other time he travels in the car? I'm thinking it might be allergies in the vehicle.

@nomrbddgs:

Does he get it any other time he travels in the car? I'm thinking it might be allergies in the vehicle.

No, I thought about that too… We travel a lot by car... It can't be the car..

It does sound like an allergy though, could be spring allergy.

@Janneke:

Yeah, last week we also thought it was a bite.. but it's pretty weird that it happens twice during training.. and nowhere else.

Actually, it sounds to me like there is either a bug or plant or something at where you train that he is allergic to. The fact that the reaction happens very specifically when you go to one location would tend to support that there is something at that location that he is allergic to.

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