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Infectious diseases in domestic animals

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

Pets and children

According to the BBC, Pets can improve the health of children. Studies confirm that children who have Pets have higher immunity.

Researchers at the University of Warwick (Coventry) found that the presence of dogs or cats were subjected in early life children, a large number of infections. However, this in turn has raised these kids have immunity, and they are less likely to miss school due to illness than children without Pets.

Dr. Mcnicholas and colleagues tested the 138 children saliva for the presence of immunoglobulin (IgA) – antibodies, which tests the strength of the immune system. Low indicates that the person is prone to diseases, high – the immune system normally works. The study showed that children with a pet . the level of antibodies was significantly more resistant than children without animals. Thus, the first attended school in year, on average, for 9 days more. Confirmed “dirty hypothesis”: the environment in which the child grows early in life, more “sterile”, the worse it is reflected later on his immune system. Continue reading

The training of the shepherd dog

Beautiful shepherd protectors and bodyguards, so it is often lead to protect. They are easily trained and managed. But just so the dog guard will not grow. It is necessary to do, to work, to pay a lot of attention, especially in the initial stages of training, so that in the future it’s great for guarding your property and ensure the safety of your family. Training must go in stages – from simple to complex. But we should not forget that the shepherd is not only a working dog, first and foremost it is a full member of the family.

For many the first steps in training start with a visit to the special courses on training. Usually the dogs first develop the basic forms of subordination to the commands: “Sit!”, “Get down!”, “Me!”, “Next!”. But by the time these commands are mastered, many owners are drawn to dogs developing more complex forms of obedience, and long before she will be able to participate in the respective competitions in training and field trials. Physically strong owners a much more satisfying can deliver training dogs add to the tournaments in which the owner runs alongside the dog at the time until it overcomes the obstacle by jumping into the Hoop or creeping through the tunnels. (Agility) But whatever your future intentions regarding dog, your first responsibility is to teach her vypolnyaetsya simple commands. Keep in mind that only a well-trained dog will satisfy their innate desire to please and obey, and the owners can be proud that their dog is not only the admiration of frie

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