Dog amoebiasis
Amoebiasis is an infection caused by a unicellular organism known as amoeba. Amoebiasis can affect humans as well as dogs and cats. It is most often found in tropical areas.…

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The choice of food for dogs and cats produced in Russia
When choosing a pet food for each animal, each pet owner tries to come to a compromise when the dog / cat receives tasty, healthy, well-balanced and, of course, good…

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Dog Diabetes Treatment
Diabetes affects not only people, but also animals. While people show a willingness to change their lifestyle to help treatment, pet owners are faced with additional problems that animals, as…

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Dog Adenovirus

Dog adenovirus is an acute disease of young carnivores, characterized by fever, damage to the respiratory system, digestion, conjunctiva and lymphoid tissue.

The disease is common among carnivores of all breeds and ages, but young animals are most susceptible at the age of 2 weeks to 4 months. Dogs of different breeds get sick, but puppies are more sensitive. The source of the causative agent of the infection is sick animals that secrete the pathogen into the environment, when coughing, sneezing, with nasal discharge and feces. Infection occurs through the airborne droplets and the alimentary tract and through the conjunctiva of the eyes, with direct contact.

Symptoms
The incubation period of adenovirus is 5-14 days. The disease usually begins with persistent and prolonged fever, growing cough and sneezing in view of the localization of the primary process in the upper respiratory tract. Then there are serous outflows from the nose and eyes, signs of pharyngitis, bronchitis, conjunctivitis. Some animals develop swelling in the neck, accompanied by minor hemorrhages on the skin. Gastrointestinal upset in the form of diarrhea mixed with blood is registered in puppies. The duration of the disease is from 2–4 to 14 days.

Treatment
As specific agents, therapeutic immunoglobulin and hyperimmune serum are used. In addition, the use of drugs of pathogenetic, immunostimulating and symptomatic therapy is provided.

Fascioliasis
Fascioliasis is a helminthiasis, from the group of trematodoses, a disease of many species of mammals caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica (Fasciola vulgaris). The causative agent is F. hepatica,…

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Exotic pets of celebrities of the past
The love of our lesser brothers is in one way or another inherent in every person. And each of us, voluntarily or involuntarily, chooses the "object" of his love among…

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Undeservedly Forgotten Canaries
It so happened that now in our country the most popular pets are cats and dogs. Almost no one is interested in such amazing things as aquariums, terrariums, few contain…

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Botulism
Botulism is an acute feed toxicosis of animals and humans, manifested in the form of paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, lower jaw, a sharp weakening of the skeletal muscle tone…

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