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
Dogs live side by side with humans for 10 thousand years. And may we can only guess, who were our very first Pets, so one and a half centuries ago, to look we. In a relatively short period of time some of the rocks under the influence of man has changed beyond recognition.
Bulldog became more dense and chunky: chest became wider, legs shorter and thicker, the muzzle more flattened. On the skin appeared folds. Unfortunately, most modern bulldogs health problems, and they live on average just 6 and a quarter years.
Basset hound became much lower: the rear legs are now shorter, while the ears much lengthened. Muzzle and legs, was shorter, and the skin had more wrinkles.
Boxers now shorter and turned up snout, slightly changed body proportions. Continue reading
If a puppy is fed dry food, learn how. Do not change feed abruptly. The food change can damage the health of the puppy. If you use dry food does not in any way give any extra supplements with your meals. To dry feed since 2 months. you can add finely grated vegetables. Carrot. After 4 month, you can give other vegetables. Preferably, only after years to change the feeding, for example: natural dry food. Or Vice versa. If you decide to change the puppy food. Should gradually move to the others food. + be sure to add lactobifid drugs. His daily portion divide into 10 parts. On the first day. Give 9 parts of feed, which were fed, and 110 the new food. On the second day of 8 parts which were fed, 210 new, then 310, etc. And so for 10 days add a new feed, and the old reduce. On the 10th day give completely new food. Lactobifid drugs within 2 weeks. Also watch out for the chair the puppy if it is watery, the food change or better to stop to pick up food etc. Lactobifid drugs soften the process of adjusting to the new feed, normalize the stool, relieve stress. Also in order to avoid a longer period of adaptations associated with the change of feed, transportation, the transition to a new place, etc. is recommended to give drugs: lactobifid, lactoferin, or bifidum for she or soonor or liquid drops of Elastin. Continue reading