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
Dogs are truly man’s friends, who are able not only to faithfully look in eyes and wagging tail, but also to work, to entertain and even to share joy and sorrow. Since then, as the dog and man became friends, he brought a variety of breeds – from the small, like the Chihuahua, to the largest, which are considered Irish wolfhounds and other related breeds. Let’s see what dogs are considered the most intelligent.
10. The Australian cattle dog . This breed was developed by Australians who needed a reliable assistant for observations of huge flocks of sheep. This breed is known for its intelligence, ability to understand the owner perfectly, easy to train. These dogs are not just driven obedient sheep, they are able to cope with the stubborn – easily biting animals, they force them to go where indicates a shepherd.
The breed was developed relatively recently (19th century), and their ability widely used today. Note that this is a very active dog and Executive. Continue reading