It’s no secret that a dog’s dry nose is a cause for excitement. But why did such a concept take shape and is such a change in the olfactory organ really dangerous for the pet?
Let’s try to understand these issues, considering the main reasons responsible for the disappearance of the usual sputum.
Causes of occurrence
Humidity and coolness of the nose are explained by its structure and purpose. The mucous membranes located on the external and internal sides secrete a special fluid that moisturizes the olfactory organ. In addition to the olfactory properties, tactile ones are also noteworthy, reacting to minor changes in the environment. Continue reading
Allergies affect not only people, but also four-legged friends. The only difference is that they are not able to say this, so it is important for any owner to know how to determine the disease at an early stage. Dog allergies have similar symptoms.
Consider existing allergens, symptoms and treatment, adjusted for the type of allergy.
Causes of occurrence
The causative agents of an allergic reaction are antigens – substances that are perceived by the body as foreign and cause an immune response.
Please note that not every immune response is expressed as an allergy. This reaction causes only a specific type of antigen – allergens.
Types of Allergens
The causes of the disease are classified by type of allergy: Continue reading
The vaccine delivered to the dog on time will preserve not only its health, but also prevent a number of diseases in the household. In addition, having spent some time and money on a preventive injection, the owner will protect himself from possible big expenses in the future if the pet suddenly “catches” the infection. In order for the dog to be vaccinated successfully and only have a positive effect on the animal’s body, you need to know when and what vaccine to put, and properly prepare your pet for the procedure.
Why vaccination is needed
The vaccine helps the dog develop immunity to a specific infection. It contains fragments of an infectious agent, which, getting into a living organism, causes a corresponding reaction in the form of antibody production. Subsequently, if a pet encounters a similar infection invasion, it will not become ill or the disease will pass in a mild form.
Dangerous diseases of dogs against which vaccination is carried out: Continue reading