Any pet lover who is a victim to pet allergies can relate to the need for some sort of eyeball-scratcher that doesn’t result in blindness.

And while that will likely never happen, some may be ready to give up their favorite fluff ball for a pet that’s more allergy-friendly. Reporter John Lee McLaughlin looks at some alternatives as well as suggestions for those who can’t part with dogs or cats. The information comes from everydayhealth.com and pawnation.com.