first weeks of life
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.
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Staphylococcus in dogs leads to acute damage to the integumentary tissues, and then to the internal organs. In the absence of treatment and a strong weakening of the immune system, the pathology can lead the animal to death. Knowing the symptoms of the infection of the pet, the features of the diagnosis and therapy of staphylococcus will help prevent tragedy.
Staphylococcus in dogs is caused by spherical bacteria – representatives of the genus Intermedius. They are present everywhere, therefore, are on the surface of the body of animals and humans and normal. Any damage to the skin leads to increased reproduction of microbes. If the body’s immune system is strong, its cells quickly cope with the infection. Otherwise, the activity of bacteria causes an acute inflammatory process, accompanied by necrotic phenomena, the formation of pus.
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Children living in a house where the dog is a full member of the family rarely grow up cruel, angry, selfish. Communication with a four-legged friend will teach the little man responsibility, discipline, respect for the desires of others.
Friendship with a dog helps children develop harmoniously – physically, intellectually, emotionally, and aesthetically. With a dog you can start an exciting outdoor game, it is interesting to watch him, studying and analyzing his habits, you can always hug a dog affectionately, touch its soft coat, experiencing a feeling of tenderness and security. The very appearance of this pet develops a sense of beauty, because for the most part representatives of the dog tribe are harmoniously created creatures.
The dog gives the child a sense of self-confidence, as he is always ready to defend him. The fact that the dog executes the commands of the small owner increases his self-esteem. It has long been noticed that guys who have such reliable friends are often more sociable than their peers and more inclined to leadership. Continue reading