FMD is an acute viral disease of animals (mainly cattle, goats, sheep and pigs), which also hurts people . characterized by intoxication and vesicular-erosive (bubble-ulcerative) lesions of the mucous membranes of the oral and nasal cavities, and skin of the interdigital folds.
Dogs, cats, horses, chickens, ducks, geese do not get sick but can carry the virus.
The causative agent of FMD is stored in the blood and meat of infected animals, is transmitted from one animal to another by contact, through contaminated feed and manure. The pathogen persists for a long time on the health products and litter. An important source of spread of the virus is animal manure, which in such cases should be burned or subjected to biothermal disinfection.
Prevention of foot and mouth disease based on preventing the flow of FMD virus in Schmallenberg disease management and the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The main reasons for the spread of FMD virus are: the virus introduction from dysfunctional disease entities, primarily in connection with illegal importation of animals, animal products Continue reading
If you have been thinking which one of Pets to have a parrot, cat or dog, think carefully. Perhaps you will satisfy the most unusual Pets from around the world?
Here is the list who prefer to have at home people from different countries.
Imagine a giant rat with a fluffy fur, the size of a small dog. Such an animal called a wombat . and with pleasure keep in your own home Australians. Wombats are very attached to their owners, constantly chasing their tail. However, it is worth to mention one significant drawback, if you are going to buy at the nearest pet market wombat: at night these marsupials behaving restlessly, digging holes, and can’t sleep.
Americans love insects. Especially those who are not immediately able to detect the curious guests. For example, the giant walking stick is ideal for this role. It is not much different from conventional branches, the length of the insect is 10-15 centimeters. It’s hard to believe, but the stick insects recognize their owners and are well versed in the house. Continue reading
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