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
The holiday season is a wonderful time not only for us but for our Pets – cats and dogs. They get unlimited freedom, the joy together with us stay in nature and, like us, with nostalgia, this delightful period in the winter. Believe me, they are waiting for it again no less than we are.
Pets are equal members of the family and the attitude towards them, sometimes, is the same as for loved ones. Their health and mood is important for us not less, than ours. To ensure that our Pets remain cheerful and active throughout the summer season, we want to give you some advice of a veterinarian. Here are some points that you need to pay attention.
Long and safe protection from fleas ticks
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The problem of street animals exist in many major cities around the world and depends on legislative and administrative systems, regulating the number of animals. Today more and more people would castrate and sterilize their Pets. Why?
Because people have discovered many benefits of the content of the spayed or neutered animal in the conditions of city apartment. Taking home a small puppy or kitten, the owners do not think about the fact that over time the animal will grow, and after reaching sexual maturity the character of a pet is subject to change. This article highlights the benefits and answers commonly asked questions regarding castration and sterilization.
Program sterilization – a method of controlling the number of outdoor and wildlife, aimed at reducing their numbers. Castration and neutering are operations undertaken for the purpose of regulation of birth rate (to put it simply, the beast make up so he can’t breed). A neutered animal is deprived of sex hormones and his behavior is not subordinated to procreation. A dog or cat, usually, or anything besides food, play and sleep are not interested. Continue reading