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
Children dream, a huge pain for the parents and just craving for nature is a pet. Probably each of us with a sinking heart was waiting for a child to gift him one, with that wet leather nose and kind eyes… Someone got it, someone-no, but the topic is “let’s have… the kitty (dog, hamster, etc.)” is still relevant.
So, to go on this rather important step or not? And what you need to know before the animal crosses the threshold of the house? Let’s try to decide!
Firstly: why use a pet. Just to play or to make a friend? Maybe just want to start walking in the evenings? Or looking for a way to make money on breeding rare breeds? The answer to this question depends, who will come into Your life.
The second question: who. So, who will for many days waiting for warmth and affection, attention and Your free time. And the main thing is not to succumb to the temptation to take the first favourite mug. Of course, very humane to pick up kitten on the street. I just want to give you some tips, if You are still in search. Continue reading
A pet in the home is not only joy and happiness, but also a great responsibility. Our smaller brethren are not always able to protect themselves from the dangers that lurk in their house. Appliances, appliances and even normal plants that you grow on windowsills or private land, can threaten the life and health of animals. Today we will tell, from what flora must be eliminated, if you decide to envy the cat or dog.
The castor-oil plant. This evergreen shrub can often be found in front gardens, however pretty and unpretentious, the castor bean is extremely hazardous to the health of animals and humans. The fact that all parts of the plant contain a protein called ricin – a poisonous substance that causes severe poisoning, leading to death. Curious Pets that gnaw the green stems and leaves, in the case of the castor bean may lead to irreparable consequences. If you grow the castor bean in your garden or have seen her around home, avoid contact of the animal with this toxic plant.
Caladium garden. Caladium garden common plant that is often used for decorating gardens. Beautiful bright leaves – the pride of tropical Caladium, but they are fraught with smertelnaya. Juice of the plant is poisonous and at hit in an organism causes suffocation. Continue reading