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Infectious diseases in domestic animals

Timely vaccination of Pets helps control the spread of communicable diseases. In recent years their number has decreased dramatically, but they need to be careful and to have information about the basic signs and symptoms. An infectious disease often difficult to distinguish from non-infectious because of the similarity of symptoms, but at the time to identify them – a matter of life and death. The most common infectious disease among animals is a plague, viral hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus enteritis.

The most common infectious disease among dogs is canine distemper. This is a serious illness that is widespread, despite the abundance of drugs developed to combat it.

The plague can get sick from any animal regardless of age, living conditions, gender. The symptomatic manifestations of the disease are very diverse, as it can develop in various tissues and organs. An infected animal carries the virus and spreads it to all secretions. The spread of the virus is through the air, and the infection of the plague – respiratory infection.

The incubation period generally is on average 5 days. Clinical manifestations depend on degree of defeat of organism Continue reading

Iguana – original pet

In recent years more and more popular are beginning to use these, at first glance, impregnable, but actually, very interesting and, in its own way, unique Pets, iguanas.

These thoughtful and proud reptiles benefit greatly to the usual dogs, cats and hamsters: because their wool does not have to constantly clean the furniture and coatings, they have virtually no smell, not emit sounds they don’t need to walk, besides, they do not cause allergies.

Plus, the man who dared to have and take care of such unusual Pets, can be called bold and creative, because it’s really, very original for our latitude. However, this reptile can live in your house a long and happy life, you need to know in advance how to care for your iguana, because, as it turns out, this is by far the easiest pet to the upbringing and maintenance in the home.

Only after you weigh the “pros” and “cons”, you can go for the purchase of the animal, because the iguanas, provided incorrect or insufficient care in captivity and fade quickly, in 2-3 years, die. Continue reading

Wild and domestic ferrets

Ferrets, along with Minks, weasels and weasels belong to the genus Mustela of the weasel family. There are three types of ferrets: Prairie, Blackfeet, forest.

Or light steppe ferret (Mustela eversmanni) is the largest of ferrets. Body length: 56 cm tail is 18 cm. weight 2 kg. of Steppe ferrets are high, but rare hair, making hair through the clearly visible dense light wool. Characteristic also darker paws, tail (or end), a kind of coloring of the muzzle, resembling a mask. Moves jumping, know how to swim. It is widespread in Central and Middle Asia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia, and places in Eastern Europe, in Central Europe. In the past century, the habitat of the steppe ferret is expanding to the West and partly North. Inhabits open habitats – lowland and upland steppes, fallows, pastures, slopes, logs and beams, semi-deserts. Forests and avoids human settlements. Steppe polecat rests mainly single. Can form large clusters. In groups the possible existence of relations of domination – subordination. Steppe polecat hunts for ground squirrels, hamsters, pikas, rodents, and more rarely for birds, snakes and frogs, in the summer and invertebrates. Ferrets living near rivers and lakes, and also hunt water voles. Stepnogorsk makes the food supply, which not always use. Continue reading

Infectious diseases in domestic animals
Timely vaccination of Pets helps control the spread of communicable diseases. In recent years their number has decreased dramatically, but they need to be careful and to have information about…

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