The flowering period and autumn leaf fall, in addition to external beauty, have a downside. At this time, ticks wake up – parasites that carry dangerous diseases and pose a threat not only to four-legged friends, but also to their owners. In case of defeat by a blood-sucking insect, immediate action is required. We will understand what the tick is dangerous in a dog, what symptoms may appear and what treatment is necessary.
Causes of infection (route of infection)
All existing ticks are divided into 3 groups:
Intradermal, living inside the canine organism in a sleeping form all life. They are dangerous only under certain conditions.
Subcutaneous, falling from the outside and penetrating deep into the skin. Continue reading
Among the variety of anthelmintic agents for dogs, Milbemax stands in a special place. The drug has a quick effect, a small number of contraindications, the possibility of use not only for adult pets, but also for puppies. By strictly following the instructions of Milbemax for dogs, it is guaranteed to relieve the pet of many types of parasites.
Milbemax for dogs is available in tablet dosage form, two tablets in a blister. Active compounds are: milbemycin (in the form of an oxime) and praziquantel. The manufacturer took care of both puppies and adult animals:
for small dogs and young animals, the content of active ingredients in the tablet is 25 mg of praziquantel and 2.5 mg of milbemycin;
large animals of an older age should choose a drug containing 125 mg of praziquantel and 12.5 mg of milbemycin.
It will not be possible to confuse the tablets, since they have the corresponding marking and differ in shape: in the first case they are oval with the inscription AA, in the second – round with the engraving CCA. Among the additional ingredients of the composition can be noted: lactose, cellulose, silicon, magnesium stearate and others. Continue reading
The place for the dog should be chosen away from heating appliances, windows, not in the aisle and not in a draft. The puppy must have its own toys made of hard rubber, an expander (ring), bones from bull veins so that it does not gnaw furniture, wires, etc. Be sure to remove the shoes higher so that the puppy cannot get out, lick and nibble it.
How to tame to a diaper (toilet)
From the first days, it is necessary to accustom him to do his business on a special diaper or newspaper. To do this, the first time you need to put a diaper or newspaper near the place allotted to the puppy. If the puppy has made a puddle in another place, then blot them so that its smell remains and put this wet newspaper or diaper in your chosen place for the puppy’s toilet. Watch your puppy’s behavior closely after he wakes up and after eating. Usually, before doing its business, the puppy is looking for a place, spinning, fussing. Without frightening the puppy, grab it and place it on a diaper or newspaper, preventing it from running away from it. When the puppy is in control, be sure to praise him. After some time, the puppy will get used to relieve the need for a diaper or newspaper. Gradually move the newspaper or diaper away from the puppy’s place to a place convenient for you. Continue reading