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…

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10 little-known facts about cats
The fact that cats along with dogs are one of the most popular pets is a generally accepted fact. Have you ever wondered how much we know about these creatures?…

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Ear Drops - Antibiotics
Why do vets prescribe such a treatment Antibiotics in ear drops are usually used to treat a bacterial infection of the ear, also known as bacterial otitis externa. Topical preparations…

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US dogs and cats in numbers

The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have at least one pet. Over the year, Americans spent more than $ 50 billion on pets.

Calculations for pets for the year 2012:
Dogs
83.3 million dogs
47% of families have at least one dog70% of dog owners keep one dog
20% of dog owners keep two dogs
10% of dog owners have more than three dogs
1.46 – average number of dogs per owner
20% of dogs were taken from shelters
231 $ – average annual amount for veterinary services
83% of dogs are sterilized or neutered
Cats
95.5 million cats
46% of cat owners keep one cat
31% of owners of cats with two cats
24% of cat owners with three or more cats
2.11 – average number of cats per owner
26% of cats admitted from animal shelters
$ 193 – the average annual cost of a veterinarian
91% of cats are sterilized or neutered
Calculations from animal nurseries:
3500 – the number of animal kennels in the USA
6-8 million dogs and cats go to kennels annually
25% of dogs in kennels are thoroughbred
3-4 million dogs and cats a year people take from kennels
30% of the dogs in the kennel were left there by the owners
5% of cats left by owners in animal kennels

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Before acquiring a new puppy or dog as a pet in your home, it is important to consider the following: 1. Owning a dog is a lifetime commitment. Animals develop…

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Do I need to wear a dog for walking?
On the street, a dressed dog has long been no surprise to anyone. Today it is quite normal. But, nevertheless, there are people, and there are many of them who…

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Why take care of dog teeth?
Since childhood, we have been trying to maintain dental health, and for this we regularly visit the dentist, because timely treatment will help to avoid not only the appearance of…

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