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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
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