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
First of all, congratulations on having a dog! It doesn’t matter if you bought it or took it for free from the shelter. Consider in this article how to prepare at home for the appearance of the dog and how to behave the first time.
For the first few days in a new home, the dog may be stressed. She may not understand where she is and may not know what to expect from the new owner. To smooth the transition period, it is necessary to create a clear structure of the relationship between the dog with you (as with the main owner) and the dog with the rest of the family.
Before driving a dog to the house:
Determine where the dog will spend most of its time.
Due to environmental changes, the dog will be stressed and for some time may forget the rules of behavior in the house. The best place to get a dog to start with is almost always a kitchen, as it is easiest to clean. Continue reading