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Treatment of the dog from ectoparasites is a mandatory measure designed to protect the health of the pet. The bites of fleas, ticks and mosquitoes not only bring the animal discomfort, but also create a risk of infection with infectious diseases.
There is a myth that it is enough to treat a pet from parasites 2 times a year: in spring and autumn. But in practice, treatment from parasites must be carried out all year round. Fleas are active at any time, and the dog can become infected with them, regardless of season or temperature. Veterinarians also recommend treating the dog from ticks regularly: from snow to snow. In frosts, ticks fall asleep, but as soon as the average daily temperature exceeds + 5 ° C, they immediately become active. In our climate, this can happen even in winter. There are known cases of bites at temperatures below zero, for example, in the area of heating mains. To protect your pet, treatment should be carried out regularly. Continue reading
Digestive system diseases can develop in any dog: regardless of breed, age and general health. The cause may be malnutrition or, for example, a hereditary predisposition. In our article, we will consider one of the most common digestive problems – gastroenteritis. What is this disease, how does it manifest and how to protect your dog from it?
What is gastroenteritis?
Gastroenteritis is an inflammatory process in the gastrointestinal tract that affects the mucous, submucous, and muscle layers. In the absence of proper treatment, the disease develops rapidly and passes to other organs: kidneys, heart and liver.
There are several types of gastroenteritis: Continue reading
Any changes in the diet is a responsible decision, which must be agreed with a veterinarian. It is important not only to choose the right new food, but also to correctly transfer the pet to it. There are two ways to do this. Let’s talk about them in our article!
Why is the gradual transition to a new diet – is it so important? What will happen if the usual feed is immediately replaced by a new one?
Digestion features of dogs and cats
The digestive system of cats and dogs is designed in such a way as to “remember” food and to digest well those foods that the pet eats regularly. The body of the pet produces a certain set of enzymes that are needed for the digestion and assimilation of familiar foods. But with the introduction of a new product into the diet, these enzymes are no longer enough. Continue reading