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
The holiday season is a wonderful time not only for us but for our Pets – cats and dogs. They get unlimited freedom, the joy together with us stay in nature and, like us, with nostalgia, this delightful period in the winter. Believe me, they are waiting for it again no less than we are.
Pets are equal members of the family and the attitude towards them, sometimes, is the same as for loved ones. Their health and mood is important for us not less, than ours. To ensure that our Pets remain cheerful and active throughout the summer season, we want to give you some advice of a veterinarian. Here are some points that you need to pay attention.
Long and safe protection from fleas ticks
Castration Continue reading
Guinea pig – cute decorative rodent. They are valued for their attractive appearance and low maintenance. But sometimes it happens that their fur ceases to be soft and beautiful, and begins to actively leave their owner. Fur loss in Guinea pigs is a manifestation of their normal physiological or a manifestation of any disease.
In the first case we are talking about normal shedding. Molting in warm-blooded is the process of changing wool or feather cover.
There are three types of shedding:
Juvenile or age – there is a replacement of “children’s” wool “grown”.
Seasonal – occurs in connection with the change of seasons. “Launches” seasonal moult changed the temperature and weather conditions.
Compensation – occurs due to damage of coat any physical stress (trauma, thermal or chemical burn, etc.).
When a Guinea pig does shed, it is the regeneration of the epidermis. The skin thickens, becomes more friable, and therefore more vulnerable. Therefore, your Guinea pig must be maintained in this period. Continue reading