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What diseases you can catch from Pets

This disease is called “fever dog”, although she was exposed to all mammals, including humans. Although in natural conditions are more often ill with leptospirosis of agricultural animals and rodents, “bad name” dogs was due to its extremely high susceptibility to leptospirosis. Animals of all breeds become infected by bathing and drinking from natural water bodies, so if you take your dog for a picnic on the river, you are at risk.

People may get infected through contact with water in which were bathing the infected animal, as well as with secretions ( saliva, urine) of diseased dogs. But from person to person leptospirosis is not transmitted. The disease seriously, more than half of the cases, patients go to the intensive care unit. Leptospira after aging affect the capillaries, liver, kidney, muscle, and among the possible complications of the lesion of the membranes of the eyes, paralysis, infectious-toxic shock.

The treatment of such diseases is protivoleptospirozny gamma globulin. antibiotics ( penicillin, tetracycline, aminoglycosides). In addition, doctors have to support the liver and help the patient to other drugs, depending on which organs were affected. Continue reading

Animal sounds for kids

Throughout his growing up a small child undergoes different stages of development. Instead comes the cry meaningful of goo and later and babbling. So the child tries to imitate the speech of parents and other adults who surround him.

But at first the child is very hard to pronounce complex flowery phrases parents. Sometimes it’s just for adults it develops into one long and incomprehensible string of sounds.

That is why from a young age when a child can already distinguish between individual sounds, parents should try to convey to crumbs sounds in a simplified form that is most understandable to them.

At an early stage of development of the animal sounds for kids is a great educational tool. They are to be read in a singsong voice with a clear emphasis and stretch the vowels. So the child is easier to perceive sound and, most importantly, to try to reproduce.

Doctors pediatricians and neurologists agree that as soon as the child begins to babble and interested in the environment, parents need not to miss this period. Continue reading

All about hair shedding and Guinea pigs

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.

Physiological molt

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

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