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Outbreaks of rabies epidemic claim the lives of many animals each year. Unfortunately, those who live in home and sterile conditions are also in danger.
In some cases, rabies in dogs manifests symptoms too late. However, most often the disease is not difficult to recognize if you understand the basics of its symptoms.
Consider how to identify a disease in a pet and what should be done to prevent it.
Causes of infection (route of infection)
The disease causes a neutrotropic virus that affects the nervous system. At the same time, immune cells are not able to block the effect on the spinal cord and brain exerted by the virus, since their response does not go beyond the circulatory system. Continue reading
The cause of bleeding in a dog may be a wound or illness. Injuries, accompanied by blood loss, animals most often get on a walk, cutting into broken glass or a tin can, or as a result of a fight with relatives. Wounds and bites in hunting dogs are also possible. Sometimes this also happens in accidents, when falling from a height or as a result of an accident.
The consequences of bleeding depend on many factors: the magnitude and severity of the damage, the physiological condition of the dog, and the amount of blood lost. Bleeding can be external and internal. If in the first case the blood flows out of the damaged vessel through a visible wound, then with internal hemorrhage it accumulates in the body cavities: chest or abdominal. Continue reading
Owners of dogs of various breeds inevitably encounter molting. This is a completely natural process, taking place most noticeably in long-haired pets. Of course, no one likes shreds of wool spreading around the apartment and sticking to clothes, but it is impossible to prevent the dog from molting. It turns out that in this way animals react to changing seasons. If the molt of the dog has an off-season lingering character, it can become an indicator of the disease. We hope that our article will help you survive this period with minimal losses, properly care for the dog during molting and thereby make life easier for your pet. Having renewed, the wool will again become shiny and beautiful, and during walks your pet will attract admiring glances of passers-by.
Twice a year, in spring and autumn, the dog’s coat is renewed naturally. This process is directly related to the health of the animal, its immunity and well-being. If the hair glistens in the sun – this is an excellent indicator, but if it is dull and not silky – then you need to pay special attention to the body of the pet.
The main functions of the dog’s coat: Continue reading