Why is healthy intestinal flora so important for dogs suffering from allergies?

Frequently the importance of an intact intestinal tract, in particular of a healthy intestinal flora within the immune system of dogs, is not given enough attention. One should bear in mind that the intestines represent the largest immunological organ of the body. Only a broad-based and stable intestinal flora is able to successfully ward off illnesses and parasitic infestation, which is one of the immune system’s principal tasks. For this reason and owing to the increased number of digestive problems, varying secondary illnesses and allergies can be the result hereof, and for this reason one has to deal with this problem.